WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5, 2023) — The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter is delighted to announce the addition of Erin Covey to the position of Analyst, US House of Representatives, effective January 8, 2024.
Working closely with Senior Editor and redistricting specialist David Wasserman, Erin will lead CPR’s coverage of the US House of Representatives. With control of the House a toss-up in 2024, the pairing provides the promise of extensive and essential coverage of all House races in the 2024 cycle, with featured analysis of key races impacting the balance of power in Washington.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Erin to our team to continue our report’s decades-long tradition of top-notch House coverage,” said David Wasserman. “I’ve been a fan of hers for several years now, including her excellent reporting and analysis for our friends at the Hotline and Inside Elections. I look forward to working closely with her to give our readers an up-close view of these races in 2024 and beyond.”
“I’m honored to join The Cook Political Report’s stellar team,” said Covey. “As the 2024 cycle accelerates, I’m excited to continue focusing on the contests that will determine the direction of Congress.”Erin comes to The Cook Political Report from Inside Elections, where she served as a reporter and analyst. She has also worked at National Journal, where she reported on campaigns and national politics as a writer and editor of Hotline’s Wake-Up Call and Hotline’s Latest Edition, and worked as a news assistant for NPR’s Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.
Erin has appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal and Sirius XM, and her analysis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Messenger and local news outlets across the country. She is a contributing author for the 2024 Almanac of American Politics and was a co-host of the Inside Elections Podcast.
Erin is originally from San Antonio, Texas, though she grew up around the world as a member of a military family. She graduated from Liberty University, where she studied journalism and English and was a news editor at the school paper.
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