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 30 years of experience in the Elections industry, 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.
Wesley is a member of the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) association representing Florida’s 67 Election Supervisors and serves as President through May 2022. He has served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect, Board Member, and Instructor. He was notably the first recipient of the President’s Award in 2016 for outstanding service to the association.
Wesley is currently serving his second term on the Executive Committee of the Elections Infrastructure Center for Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) as the only representative from Florida. He was recently 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 Election Center and the International Association of Government Officials (iGO), the Kiwanis Club of Ocala, and the Vision Council of United Way of Marion County.
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