The Scranton Times reports that Republican Pat O’Malley may be considering a run for Mayor in the city of Scranton. O’Malley is a current member of Scranton’s School Board of Directors. O’Malley is also the lone Republican on the Board.
O’Malley was elected in 2007 and was high vote-getter in the School Board race. Securing a position on both the Republican and Democratic ballot, O’Malley won with an impressive 11,540 votes.
O’Malley is the most serious Republican challenger to Doherty that has talked about it publicly to date.