Wesley Wilcox, CERA is the Supervisor of Elections for Marion County, Florida. He was first elected on November 6, 2012 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020 without opposition. He was originally hired in 2001 as the Systems Administrator and promoted to Assistant Supervisor, a position he held for seven years, before being elected. He possesses over 33 years of experience in the Elections profession, is a nationally Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), a Master Florida Certified Elections Professional (MFCEP), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
Highlights during his tenure: Implemented a new Voter Registration system in 2001 and was a member of the technical team for the successful 2006 implementation of the state-wide voter registration system. In 2007, he conducted a full county-wide implementation of Electronic Poll Books, one of the first jurisdictions in the State of Florida. In 2008, he fully built and implemented an Early Voting Ballot on Demand system. In 2017, he assisted with the design, implementation, and launch of Florida’s Online Voter Registration system. In recognition of his contributions, he was inducted into the Election Center Hall of Fame in 2023.
Wesley is a member of the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) association representing Florida’s 67 Election Supervisors and is Past-President of the association as of May 2022. He served in all Executive Officer positions and has also served as a Board Member and Instructor. He was notably the first recipient of the President’s Award in 2016 for outstanding service to the association.
Wesley currently serves as Chair of the Elections Infrastructure Center for Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) and is a member of The Election Center Board of Directors. He was selected to serve on the Local Leadership Council of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) as well as the Advisory Board of the Election Official Legal Defense Network (EOLDN). Wesley is also a member of the International Association of Government Officials (iGO), and the Kiwanis Club of Ocala.
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