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Gov. Tony Evers has extended the deadline to apply for the soon-to-be-vacant office of Dane County Sheriff.

Evers announced on January 28, 2021, that he is seeking applicants for Dane County Sheriff. Application materials must now be received no later than 5 p.m. on March 12, 2021. Initially, the governor has asked for application materials to be submitted no later than Feb. 18.  

The appointment will fill a vacancy created by Sheriff David J. Mahoney’s resignation, effective May 8, 2021. The new sheriff will complete a term ending Jan. 2, 2023.

To apply, please email a completed application form and supporting materials to GOVSheriffAppointments@wisconsin.gov. The application can be found on the “Apply to Serve” page on Gov. Evers’ website at: www.evers.wi.gov.

Applicants with questions about the selection process may contact the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel at GOVSheriffAppointments@wisconsin.gov.

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