MADISON, Wis. — The longtime Dane County Executive, Joe Parisi, plans to retire.
Parisi served in the role since 2011 - 12 years in office. Before that, he served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 2005 onwards.
During a news conference, Parisi said he will step down from the position - equivalent to Milwaukee County or Waukesha County Executive - in May of 2024.
Parisi's retirement would start a special election, in November of 2024, according to Wisconsin Public Radio.