Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr has announced his intention to run for the post again this year. If successful he will have served in the position for 20 years at the end of his term. Prior to his election as regional chair Mr. Carr served in both the Ontario Legislature and the House of Commons. He was speaker of the house as a Conservative MPP and was elected as a Liberal MP, serving in Ottawa from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Carr will face a challenge from former Burlington Conservative MPP Jane McKenna who did not seek re-election in the Provincial Election. Andrea Grebenc has also filed her nomination for the post.