Bill Otto (Missouri)

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Bill Otto
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 70
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Campaign website
Bill Otto is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 70. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Campaign themes


Otto's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Increase Economic Development

  • Excerpt:"Work with residents, municipal governments, surrounding districts and civic leaders to spur job creation and target state resources"

Strengthen Public Education

  • Excerpt:"Fight for legislation that will help our public school system become world class"

Make State Government More Effective

  • Excerpt:"Reduce the number of House Representatives"

A Plan to Keep Our Seniors in Their Homes

  • Excerpt:"I support freezing taxes for Seniors and those on fixed income whose total yearly income is less than $50,000."

Improve Worker Rights

  • Excerpt:"Oppose all “Right to Work for Less” legislation so workers can be fairly compensated for their hard work"

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Otto served on the following committees:

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections
Economic Development
Emerging Issues in Agriculture
Tourism and Natural Resources

Election history


See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Otto won election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 70. Otto ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Eugene Dokes (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 70, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Otto 52% 9,254
     Republican Eugene Dokes 48% 8,537
Total Votes 17,791

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