This page may be locked. However, the discussion side to this page is NOT locked. Go to the discussion page and insert your comments, pointers, insights and even "issues statements." We'll be sure to blend contributed elements to this locked page from the discussion pages.
After two terms as a maverick Republican State Representative, youthful Anchorage businessman Andrew Halcro retired from politics at the end of 2002. Now he's back and running for Governor as an Independent. With incumbent Governor Frank Murkowski's approval rating an abysmal 27% and popular former Governor Tony Knowles running for the Democrats, Republicans may go for Halcro's platform of tax reduction, energy independence through more domestic oil production, and running government like a business.