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Gov. Ricketts Names Michelle Y. Andahl as Sarpy County Election Commissioner

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Eric Maher, 402-471-1974       

Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970                             



LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Michelle Y. Andahl as Sarpy County Election Commissioner.


Andahl recently worked as a Legislative Aide at the Nebraska Unicameral.  She has previously worked as an independent marketing and fundraising consultant for multiple political campaigns from the local to the federal level.


Andahl has served as the National Federal Legislative Chair for the Nebraska Parent Teacher Association and has previously been a board member of organizations including the Joslyn Castle Guild and Sarpy County YMCA.  She is completing a degree in Liberal Arts and Business. 


Andahl has also been involved with groups such as Child Connect, the Fontenelle Forest Guild, and the Boy Scouts.


By law, the Governor appoints the election commissioners for Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster Counties.  Andahl’s appointment begins October 4, 2017.  The appointment is to complete a four-year term which concludes on December 31, 2017.