MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for Dane County Sheriff. 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 January 2, 2023.

To apply, please email a completed application form and supporting materials to

Applications must be submitted by 5 pm on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The application can be found on the “Apply to Serve” page on Gov. Evers’ website at:

Applicants with questions about the judicial selection process may contact the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel at (608) 266-1212.

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