Green Bay, WI – Today, Congressman Mike Gallagher received endorsements from nine County Sheriffs across Wisconsin’s Eighth Congressional District. The Sheriffs emphasized Congressman Gallagher’s efforts to support law enforcement and improve meaningful dialogue between the local community.

The Sheriffs endorsing Congressman Gallagher’s re-election campaign include:

  • Brown County Sheriff Todd Delain

  • Calumet County Sheriff Mark Wiegert

  • Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski

  • Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve

  • Oconto County Sheriff Todd Skarban

  • Outagamie County Sheriff Clint Kriewaldt

  • Shawano County Sheriff Adam Bieber

  • Waupaca County Sheriff Tim Wilz

  • Winnebago County Sheriff John Matz


Upon receiving the endorsement, Congressman Gallagher said, “I am honored to receive the support from these Sheriffs who work every single day to keep our communities safe. The law enforcement leaders in Northeast Wisconsin have set a national standard when it comes to transparency, professionalism, and trust within their communities. I am proud to receive their support and they will always have mine.”


“I fully endorse Congressman Mike Gallagher because he is a man of strong character and I know he will continue to work with our community leaders to ensure public trust and do what is right for the people of Northeast Wisconsin,” said Outagamie County Sheriff Kriewaldt.

“As a military veteran and native of Green Bay Wisconsin, I proudly endorse Mike Gallagher for Congress. Mike will continue to fight for what is important in Northeast Wisconsin by serving us well in Washington, D.C.,” said Brown County Sheriff Delain.


Since his election to the House of Representatives, Congressman Gallagher has a proven record of supporting law enforcement and making improvements to the criminal justice system. Congressman Gallagher introduced the JUSTICE Act which would better prepare and equip agencies to protect the communities they serve, and backed the First Step Act, a bipartisan criminal justice package that reformed sentencing laws and increased community safety.

Congressman Gallagher was first elected to the House of Representative in 2016, winning his first campaign by 26%. In 2018, he won re-election by 27% in 2018 over Democrat attorney Beau Liegeois. Gallagher and his wife Anne reside in Green Bay, Wisconsin with their daughter Grace.

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