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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election =[[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = 2006
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ott served on the following committees:
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Constitution and Ethics
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Urban and Local Affairs
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|Committee4 = Veterans
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ott has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ott served on these committees:
* [[Administrative Rules Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Administrative Rules Committee]], Co-Chair
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* [[Administrative Rules Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature|Joint Committee on Administrative Rules]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary and Ethics Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Judiciary and Ethics Committee]], Chair
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Natural Resources Committee]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Administrative Rules
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|Committee2 =Administrative Rules
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|Committee3 =Judiciary and Ethics
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|Chair3=Chair
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|Committee4 =Natural Resources
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ott served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ott served on these committees:
* [[Education Reform Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Education Reform Committee]]
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* [[Fish and Wildlife Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Fish and Wildlife Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Natural Resources Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
* Special Committee on Enhancing Recreational Trails for Non-Motorized Use
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Education Reform  
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|Committee2 =Fish and Wildlife  
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|Committee3 =Natural Resources  
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|Collapse=Yes
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
Ott won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 23. Ott ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Cris Rogers]] (D) in the general election 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>
 
Ott won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 23. Ott ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Cris Rogers]] (D) in the general election 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>
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 =Jim Ott
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Cris Rogers
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 22536
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|votes2 = 13669
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|votes3 =27
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Ott received $25,315 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|totalraised2010 = 25315
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23]]
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|totalraised2008 = 47032
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|totalraised2006 = 60020
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23]]
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===2012===
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $25,315
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|total raised = 33,020
|org1 = Wisconsin Institute Of CPAs
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|org1 = Community Bankers of Wisconsin
|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org2 = Zore, Diane J
|org3 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
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|org3 = Republican Party-Ozaukee Co
|org4 = Wisconsin Society Of Anesthesiologists
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|org4 = Fuchs, Mary Glenn
|org5 = Weiss, Raymond A
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===2010===
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|name = Ott
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|total raised = 25,315
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|org1 = Weiss, Carol R
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===2008===
 
===2008===
The top 5 donors to Ott's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110248 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 47,032
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|org2 = Mobley, Van A
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|org3 = Wisconsin Health Care Association
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|org4 = Opitz, David
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|org5 = Wanek, Todd R
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|orgamount2 = 600
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|}}
  
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===2006===
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|name = Ott
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|full Name = Jim Ott
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 60,020
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|org1 = Ott, Jim
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|org2 = Gopac Wisconsin
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|org3 = Wisconsin Energy Corp
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|org4 = Dehorn, John R
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|org5 = Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors
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|orgamount1 = 25525
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=67293 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=67293 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=67293 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=67293 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110248 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89680 2006]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143413 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131605 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110248 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89680 2006]
 
*[http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=776176 Opposes Regulations that Hurt Business]
 
*[http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=776176 Opposes Regulations that Hurt Business]
 
*[http://blog.4president.org/2008/2008/02/john-mccain-2-5.html Part of the McCain Steering Committee]
 
*[http://blog.4president.org/2008/2008/02/john-mccain-2-5.html Part of the McCain Steering Committee]
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Revision as of 15:07, 10 June 2013

Jim Ott
Ott jim.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 23
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
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

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Constitution and Ethics
Judiciary, Chair
Urban and Local Affairs
Veterans

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ott served on these committees:

2009-2010

During 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 won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 23. Ott ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Cris Rogers (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ott Incumbent 62.2% 22,536
     Democratic Cris Rogers 37.7% 13,669
     - Scattering 0.1% 27
Total Votes 36,232

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

Comprehensive donor information for Ott is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Ott raised a total of $165,387 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[7]

Jim Ott's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23 Won $33,020
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23 Won $25,315
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23 Won $47,032
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 23 Won $60,020
Grand Total Raised $165,387

2012

Ott won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Ott raised a total of $33,020.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Ott's campaign in 2012
Community Bankers of Wisconsin$550
Zore, Diane J$500
Republican Party-Ozaukee Co$500
Fuchs, Mary Glenn$500
Weiss, Carol R$500
Total Raised in 2012$33,020
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ott won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Ott raised a total of $25,315.

2008

Ott won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Ott raised a total of $47,032.

2006

Ott won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Ott raised a total of $60,020.

External links

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Personal

Ott is married with 2 sons. [1]

References

Political offices
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 23
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