Charlie Cook

Editor and Publisher, The Cook Political Report

For more than three decades, Charlie Cook has served as one of the nation’s most trusted and accurate political analysts. As publisher of The Cook Political Report, he provides election analyses and polling data on presidential, congressional and gubernatorial races. 

The New York Times has called The Cook Political Report “a newsletter that both parties regard as authoritative,” and Bob Schieffer of CBS News calls it “the bible of the political community.” Mr. Cook is one of the most called-upon sources in the nation for those who want to know what is happening behind the scenes in American politics.

Mr. Cook is also a political analyst for the National Journal Group. He has served as a political analyst for NBC News, and his balanced, nonpartisan insights also have been featured on ABC, CBS, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN and National Public Radio.