The Celock Report

The Celock Report is original reporting and analysis of state politics and government and what is occurring “on the ground” politically around the country. Written by John R.D. Celock, an award winning writer and author with an expertise in politics at all levels, The Celock Report strives to bring reporting and analysis on the political issues important to the daily lives of Americans.

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Pennsylvania Trump Backer Seeks To Be Nation’s Youngest Statewide Elected Official

By John Celock A 28-year-old county official who was Pennsylvania’s first elected official to endorse President Donald Trump is now…  Read More >


Phil Murphy Sworn-In As New Jersey Governor

By John Celock Pledging a “stronger and fairer New Jersey” Democrat Phil Murphy took office as the Garden State’s fifty…  Read More >


Christie Touts Accomplishments In Farewell

By John Celock New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) used his final State of the State address Tuesday to tout…  Read More >


Mandel Drops Senate Bid

By John Celock Ohio’s state treasurer has dropped his bid for the U.S. Senate, ending the chances of a rematch…  Read More >


Cincinnati Councilwoman Running For Lieutenant Governor

By John Celock A Republican candidate for Ohio governor has tapped a city councilwoman from Cincinnati as his running mate…  Read More >


Teach For America Veteran Announces For Arkansas Governor

By John Celock A former statewide head of Teach for America has become the first Democrat to enter the race…  Read More >


Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tapped For Senate

By John Celock Minnesota’s governor has appointed his lieutenant governor as the state’s next United States senator. Gov. Mark Dayton…  Read More >


Idaho Lawmaker Seeks To Be First Native-American Governor

By John Celock A second term Native American state legislator in Idaho has kicked off her bid for governor in…  Read More >


Hartford Mayor Looking At Governor Run

By John Celock Hartford’s first term mayor is exploring a bid to become the nation’s youngest governor. Mayor Luke Bronin…  Read More >


Dallas County Sheriff Kicks Off Texas Gubernatorial Run

By John Celock The sheriff of Dallas County has stepped down from her post in order to enter the Democratic…  Read More >


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