Comcast exec, Navy vet to run for GOP nomination in PA 5th district

David Galluch, 31, of Newtown Square,
has filed to run for Congress as a Republicans in PA’s 5th
District. If he wins the nomination, he would face Democratic incumbent Mary Gay Scanlon.

Galluch is currently Senior Manager, Growth and Strategic Development, at Comcast.

Galluch graduated from the Naval Academy, spent years in service, and received his Masters from the University of Cambridge.

In the Navy, he served in the Middle East and Somalia and was a Navy Seal.

Scanlon, the incumbent, receieved 64% in the 2020 race, so Galluch faces an uphill battle. Scanlon had previously been an attorney with Ballard Spahr.

The Fifth District, composed mostly of Delaware County, has been a swing district in recent years.