|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly |
13 March 2021
|Preceded by||Kyran O'Donnell|
|Born||13 November 1960|
Alison Elizabeth Kent (born 13 November 1960)is a member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for the electoral district of Kalgoorlie for the Australian Labor Party. She won her seat at the 2021 Western Australian state election with an 18.9% swing against the incumbent Liberal Party candidate.
Prior to getting elected, Kent was the president of the Goldfields Women's Health Care Centre.
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