Halcro Files Letter Of Intent In Anchorage Mayor’s Race

Former Alaska legislator Andrew Halcro has filed a letter of intent to run for mayor of Anchorage.

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Halcro filed the letter, signaling his interest in seeking the post, with the Alaska Public Offices Commission on Friday.

Halcro is a former state representative who unsuccessfully ran for governor as an independent against Republican Sarah Palin in 2006. He currently serves as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.

The field of candidates for mayor already includes former Anchorage Assembly Chairman Dan Coffey, current Assembly member Amy Demboski and former Assembly member Paul Bauer.