Wesley Wilcox, Supervisor of Elections
Wesley Wilcox is the Supervisor of Elections for Marion County. He was elected on November 6, 2012 and took office January 8, 2013. He was re-elected on November 8, 2016, to serve his second term.
Wesley began his career in Marion County as the Systems Administrator in 2001 and worked his way up to Assistant Supervisor of Elections, a position he held for seven years preceding his election. A few of the major milestones during Wesley’s tenure with the Marion County Election Center: 2002 and 2012 Reapportionment/Redistricting; and successful implementation of the Optical Scan Voting system (currently in use), the extremely popular Early Voting Ballot on Demand system, and the electronic voter check-in stations used at all Marion County voting locations. Before moving to Marion County in 2001, Wesley had been working in the elections industry for over eleven years.
Wesley launched his professional career with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Arkansas. He continued his education attending the Election Center’s Professional Education Program and receiving the profession’s highest designation of Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), a nationally recognized certification. He also completed the Master Florida Certified Elections Professional (MFCEP) program, becoming one of the first eleven individuals in the elections industry to have done so. He is also an instructor for the FCEP program which is sponsored by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections.
Wesley is a Graduate of Leadership Ocala/Marion County Class XIX. He has served as a board member for the LOM Board of Regents and the Marion County Literacy Council Board of Directors. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Ocala. Wesley attends Blessed Trinity Catholic Church with his beautiful wife Sheila and their three sons.
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