HARTFORD — Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is adding his name to the list of candidates for Connecticut governor.
The nine-term mayor announced Tuesday that he will seek the GOP nomination.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat, is not seeking a third term in the November election.
Boughton previously ran for governor in 2014 and for lieutenant governor in 2010 and is among the better-known names in the Republican field.
He says that he has raised more than the $250,000 in donations needed to qualify for public funding for this campaign.
The lifelong Danbury resident says he wants to phase out the state income tax and reduce regulations.