Kent Wilsey

State Representative, 62nd District, North Carolina

Election Date: June 4, 2012



About the Candidate: 

Kent Wilsey(44) was raised in South Dakota. He graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, and has spent 20 years analyzing and designing aircraft and space vehicles. Kent and Jo were high school sweethearts, and married in 1988. They have two children. Jo has a degree in Biochemistry from Iowa State, has worked in the medical industry in several capacities, has managed several businesses, and is currently a stay-at-home Mom. Kent and Zack enjoy mountain biking whenever possible, and Kent is an avid road cyclist as well. Kent has ridden the MS Tour to Tanglewood benefit three years running. The whole family is actively involved in our church, The Bridge. Kent is active in the Libertarian Party, and is currently serving as an at-large member of the North Carolina Executive Committee. In addition, he is a member of Conservatives for Guilford County(C4GC). Kent is a strong believer in free markets, having been influenced heavily by Austrian economic theory.