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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 one committee, 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 Office:

    Room E1.504
    P.O. Box 2910
    Austin, TX 78768
    Phone: 512-463-0570
    Fax: 512-463-0315
  • District Office:

    P. O. Box 965
    Dayton, TX 77535
    Phone: 936-258-8135
    Fax: 936-258-7190



News and Blog Coverage

Outgoing Lawmakers: Boost Public Ed Funding to Fix School Finance

Texas House budget and public education leaders said Wednesday that the best way to overhaul the state’s school finance system is to increase the base amount of money it gives to each district per student. While costly, boosting the “basic allotment” — currently $5,140 per student — would help ease ...

Two Texas House Committee Chairmen Fall in GOP Runoffs

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Two committee chairmen from the Texas House of Representatives lost their seats in Tuesday's Republican primary runoffs, dealing a small victory to anti-establishment conservatives frustrated with the leadership of the lower chamber. State Rep. Doug Miller , R-New Braunfels, chairman of 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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