Democrat Matt Silva is looking to unseat Mayor Tom Micozzie in the November election.
has held the position since 2009.
For Silva, head of the Upper Darby Democratic Committee
, this is his
first try running for mayor.
previous effort to hold public office was in 2013 with an unsuccessful run for council-at-large.
Mayor Tom Micozzie has led the effort to create an aggressive economic development plan for Upper Darby that will create job opportunities for local residents and increase our business tax base with the goal of reducing the tax burden on homeowners.