Gov. Pillen appoints Lancaster County Election Commissioner

Todd Wiltgen
Todd Wiltgen(Lincoln Chamber of Commerce)
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 9:23 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 11:02 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (Press Release) - Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen appointed Todd Wiltgen as the Lancaster County Election Commissioner, effective Feb. 13. Wiltgen replaces former election commissioner Dave Shively, who retired on Jan. 20.

“Todd is familiar with election processes, having run for office himself and in his prior roles serving state and federal elected officials,” said Governor Pillen. “He is committed to public service and will work hard as election commissioner, ensuring that voters in Lancaster County are informed and that election processes are secure.”

Wiltgen comes to the post, having served most recently as the public policy specialist for the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that, he represented District 5 on the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners from 2015 through 2018. He has held staffing roles for former State Senator Mark Kolterman, U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry and U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel.

Wiltgen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska – Kearney.