Wisconsin Democrat Ismael Ozanne has been the Dane County district attorney since August 2010, after being appointed by then-Gov. Jim Doyle. Running unopposed, he was elected to a four-year term in 2012. He was an unsuccessful candidate in the Aug. 12, 2014 primary election for state attorney general.
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