He knows how to woo voters.
As the country focused on midterm elections for the United States House and Senate, “Survivor” winner Nick Wilson was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives, where he will represent the 82nd district of Kentucky. the state.
Wilson, 32, ran unopposed and will fill the seat vacated by incumbent Republican Rep. Regina Huff.
In 2018, the elected representative shot to fame when he won Season 37 of the hit CBS show known as “Survivor: David vs. Goliath.”
Wilson, who was 27 at the time, was considered one of the 10 “Davids”, the underdogs and had to overcome obstacles against the “Goliaths”, the overachievers who excelled in their individual careers.
Wilson survived the entire season, edging out “The White Lotus” creator Mike White and Angelina Keeley in the final jury vote 7-3-0.
In 2020, the Republican returned to “Survivor” for the “Winners at War” season before being eliminated before the final back-to-school challenge, finishing in seventh place.
Last November, Wilson, working as an assistant Commonwealth prosecutor for Whitley County, announced his intention to run for Statehouse and was later endorsed by Huff.
The Kentucky 82nd House District, located southeast of the Bluegrass State, represents part of Laurel County and all of Whitley, including the town of Williamsburg, Wilson’s hometown.