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John Otto

Republican — Representative — District 18
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John Otto represents House District 18 in the Texas House, is a member of 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 401 bills.

2004 115711.62
2006 160283.0
2008 231979.89
2010 239899.17
2012 258902.11

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol address:

    P.O. Box 2910
    Austin, TX 78768
    Phone: 512-463-0570
  • District address:

    P. O. Box 965
    Dayton, TX 77535
    Phone: 936-258-8135



News and Blog Coverage

Surprise Congressional Challenge as Filing Ends

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. The window for candidates to file for the March 1 primaries closed Monday evening, and Texas Democrats had a last-minute surprise as former Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia filed to challenge U.S. Rep. Gene Green of Houston. A race between Garcia and ...

Analysis: Let the Political Games (Officially) Begin

For Republican presidential candidates, Texas is the center of the universe — the biggest of the reliable red states and the source of the most electoral votes. It is to the Republicans what California is to the Democrats: the foundation of victory in national elections. Which is why Monday marks ...

The Brief: Dec. 11, 2015

The Big Conversation Accounts of a planned update to the state's child support enforcement system that is behind schedule and over budget left at least one lawmaker "kind of speechless." As the Tribune's Edgar Walters reports, members of the House's budget writing committee on Thursday "grilled state officials and the ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 3386

    Honoring the participants in the Sam Houston State University 2015 Austin Internship Program.

  • HR 3315

    Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.

  • HR 3311

    Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.

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  • HR 2406

    Commending William Hon for his service in the office of State Representative James White.

  • SB 2065

    Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

  • HCR 114

    Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.

Recent Votes

HCR 149

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14798.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 32.0
SCR 50

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14798.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 32.0
HR 3374

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 12684.0
•••No: 1510.0
•••Other: 96.0
HCR 144

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14596.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 42.0
HR 3394

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13388.0
•••No: 128.0
•••Other: 53.0
HR 3387

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13992.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 85.0
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