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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 397 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

The Playlist: Hog Heaven

After a marathon 17-plus hour debate that started just after noon last Tuesday, the House finally gave its preliminary nod to its version of the state budget just before 6 the next morning. With over 350 amendments to get through, that was actually pretty good time: Lawmakers largely sidestepped the ...

The Brief: April 2, 2015

The Big Conversation The blowback experienced by Indiana over its religious freedom law, seen by many as a vehicle to protect discrimination against gays and lesbians, has Texas' largest business organization worried about efforts this session to update this state's law on the subject. Bill Hammond , CEO of the ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • 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.

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  • HR 2127

    Congratulating the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College in Baytown on its myriad achievements from 2013-2015.

  • HR 1307

    In memory of Larry Kelm of The Woodlands.

  • HB 4105

    Relating to the issuance, enforcement, and recognition of marriage licenses and declarations of informal marriage.

Recent Votes

SB 1465

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14093.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 96.0
HR 1215

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13288.0
•••No: 42.0
•••Other: 149.0
SB 1902

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13892.0
•••No: 42.0
•••Other: 85.0
SB 734

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14395.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 74.0
SB 789

final passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 13388.0
•••No: 106.0
•••Other: 74.0
SB 735

to third reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9764.0
•••No: 4630.0
•••Other: 74.0
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