Difference between revisions of "Jim Ott"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(endorsed Romney)
Line 88: Line 88:
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/03/mitt-romney-announces-wisconsin-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Wisconsin Endorsements," March 26, 2012]</ref>
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/03/mitt-romney-announces-wisconsin-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Wisconsin Endorsements," March 26, 2012]</ref>
  
==Elections==  
+
==Elections==
 +
===2012=== 
 +
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 +
Ott is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 23. Ott is running unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012. [[Cris Rogers]]is running unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
 +
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
Line 201: Line 205:
 
[[Category:Republican Party]]
 
[[Category:Republican Party]]
 
[[Category:2010 incumbent]]
 
[[Category:2010 incumbent]]
[[Category:2010 winner]]
+
[[Category:2010 winner]  
 +
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=incumbent|Chamber=House of Representatives|Primary=Y|General=|Unopposed=|Unopposedboth=|Open=|Redistricting=|2Incs=}}

Revision as of 16:58, 13 June 2012

Jim Ott
Ott jim.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 23
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1970
Master'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1975
J.D.Marquette University, 2000
Personal
Birthday06/05/1947
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Ott (b. June 5, 1947) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly in the 23rd Assembly District. The District consists of Brown Deer, Meqoun, and select wards in Milwaukee.

Ott is a graduate from Milwaukee Washington H.S. 1965; holds a B.S. from UW-Milwaukee in 1970; a M.S. from UW-Milwaukee in 1975; and a J.D. Marquette U. from 2000. He was a former broadcast meteorologist and instructor at UW-Parkside. He served in U.S. Army, 1970-73 and is a Vietnam veteran.

Ott is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin; American Bar Assn.; American Meteorological Society; Mequon/Thiensville Sunrise Rotary; Mequon/Thiensville Chamber of Commerce; Ozaukee County Republican Party; North Shore Branch Milwaukee Co. Republican Party; and Lumen Christi Catholic Church (past parish council pres.) He is a recipient of the National Weather Service Public Service Award 2006; Archbishops Vatican II Service Award 1999; Vietnam Campaign Medal and Meritorious Unit Citation. [1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ott has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ott served on these committees:

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-259 Alzheimer's disease or related dementia: DHS to establish standards of care and treatment; residential care facilities must meet those standards to hold themselves out as offering special services; revisions to annual report from DHS to residential care facilities; emergency rule provision
  • AB-268 Capital losses: treatment of federalized; JSCTE appendix report

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Rep. Ott has been a big advocate against the Governors Task Force on Global Warming using his experience as a scientist and former meterologist for WTMJ-TV 4 in Milwaukee against crippling global warming regulations [2].

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jim Ott endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Ott is running in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 23. Ott is running unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Cris Rogersis running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[4]

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Ott was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 23. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election and in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Ott (R) 7,422 99.74%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ott won re-election to Assembly District 23, receiving 57.83% of the vote.[6]

Wisconsin Assembly District 23
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Ott (R) 17,804
Rene Settle-Robinss (D) 12,960
Scattering 23

Past and current endorsements

Wisconsin Right to Life

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ott received $25,315 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Ott's campaign in 2010
Wisconsin Institute Of CPAs$500
Northwestern Mutual Life$500
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association$500
Wisconsin Society Of Anesthesiologists$500
Weiss, Raymond A$500
Total Raised in 2010 $25,315

2008

The top 5 donors to Ott's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:[8]

Donor Amount
Ott, James $2,532
Mobley, Van A $600
Zore, Diane $500
Zore, Edward J $500
General Electric $500

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

Personal

Ott is married with 2 sons. [1]

References

Political offices
Preceded by
-
Wisconsin State Assembly District 23
2006–present
Succeeded by
NA
[[Category:2010 winner]