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Jim Ott
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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:

Elections

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.[2]

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.[3]

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

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 [4].

Past and current endorsements

Wisconsin Right to Life

Campaign donors

2008

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

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

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Personal

Ott is married with 2 sons. [1]

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 23
2006–present
Succeeded by
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