Mike has been the key political director, advisor and analyst for the Senate Republican Caucus. Since taking the majority in 1981, the Senate Republicans have won every election cycle, achieving a status as the most stable Republican majority in the country and Mike has been the key strategist in each campaign.
Mike has been featured as one of "Pennsylvania's Ten Most Influential People" in the January 2010 issue of Politics magazine and is consistently rated by various news sources as one of the most influential figures in the Pennsylvania political process.
Todd is widely credited for helping to guide Joe Scarnati to victory in 2001 and in his election to President Pro Tempore in 2007. In that same year Todd became the Majority Staff Administrator, helping Senator Scarnati build and maintain legislative and political unity during the most challenging state budget fights in decades.
In January of 2010, Politics magazine named him one of the top influencers in the "opinion of people who matter" in Pennsylvania.
In 2010, Republicans picked up 63 seats in the House of Representatives, the largest gain since 1948. That cycle, Brock served as the Northeast Political Director, overseeing a total of 14 pickups with five each in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio.
In 2012, the NRCC secured the second largest majority for Republicans in the House since World War II. As the Deputy Political Director, McCleary was responsible for challenger and open seats races, which featured the pickup of 10 Democratic districts.
As Polling Director, Brock rebuilt a non-existent polling department that conducted in-house IVR polling in addition to commissioning and analyzing over 200 polls from August to Election Day 2012.
McCleary's background in politics and public affairs is wide ranging. Brock previously served as Communications Director for Congressman Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, Vice President of Revolution Agency, a Washington-based public affairs firm, Political Director of the New Jersey Republican Party, and Deputy Coalitions Director for Ridge/Schweiker '98.
McCleary's comments as a party strategist have been covered nationally in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, POLITICO, National Journal, and Roll Call. He was recognized as a “Rising Star” in American politics by Campaigns & Elections magazine in 2010.
McCleary is a native of Waynesboro, PA. He graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1998 where he was elected State Chairman of the Pennsylvania College Republicans. He and his wife Nicole live in her hometown of York with their daughter, Harper.
Campaign planning should include
but is not limited to:
• District overview and voting patterns
• Primary and General election messaging
• Primary election goals
• Campaign Budgeting
• Grassroots coordination
• Voter contact "96 hour" plans
• Door Knocking Analysis
• Earned Media
• "To Do" List for candidates
• Social Media
• Web and Email fundraising
• Digital Marketing Campaign