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Incumbent Galloway Re-Elected

Democrat Rep. John Galloway defeated Eric David by a large margin in Tuesday's election.

Shortly after finding out he was re-elected, State Rep. John Galloway was busy making plans for Wednesday.

On his agenda: Getting back to work.

“Come tomorrow, we’re going to get back to work to create jobs,” the Galloway said late Tuesday night. The state representative added his “idea is to work with Republicans, Democrats and independents to brings jobs back to the district.”

Galloway won the race with roughly 73 percent of the vote. His opponent, Eric David, only received nearly 27 percent of ballots cast. In all, just over 24,000 votes were placed in the vote.

David said he called Galloway just after 10:30 p.m. to concede the race after looking at the vote tabulations.

“The campaign was a good building process and a learning experience,” David said on the phone.

The 35-year-old said he is open for to the idea of running for political office again, however, he did not elaborate on what office he was interested in running for.

David, a Realtor, said he plans to head back to work on Wednesday and resume business as normal.

Both men commented on how their opponent ran their campaign and kept the process clean.

The 140th District includes all of Falls Township; the boroughs of Bristol, Morrisville, and Tullytown. The district also includes parts of Bristol and Middletown townships.

Galloway has served as state representative since 2007.

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