The Fix’s best state-based political reporters, 2013 edition

May 30, 2013

In every state, there is at least one -- and often many more than one -- great political reporters, the one person that EVERY politico in the state reads.


This is a keyboard. Reporters use it. AP photo.

But, who is that person (or persons) in all 50 states?  We wanted to know -- and we asked the Fix community for help. And, you responded!  After weeks of sorting and such -- done by the incomparable Lindsey CookRachel Weiner  and Wilson Andrews -- we are ready to unveil our 2013 list of the best state-based political reporters in each of the 50 states.  (A reminder: These names are gathered from nominations we received via the blog, Twitter and Facebook.)

Inevitably when conducting a project like this, people get left off.  This is an organic project that is MEANT to be improved on. So, let us have it -- figuratively, not literally -- by offering your own suggestions for who we missed in the comment section.

Thanks to the wonders of technology -- this Internet thing is starting to catch on! -- you can not only sort our list of best political reporters by state but you can also follow them on Twitter using the graphic below. Bookmark it!

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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