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Jim Ott

Republican — Representative — District 23
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jim Ott represents Assembly District 23 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 264 bills.

2006 57616.12
2008 45636.88
2010 25315.0
2012 17780.0

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

  • Madison Office:

    Room 317 North
    State Capitol
    P.O. Box 8953
    Madison, WI 53708
    Phone: 608-266-0486
    Fax: 608-282-3623



News and Blog Coverage

John Doe debate covers familiar ground

Dems and Republicans have picked up where they left off yesterday in the debate over changes to John Doe probes. Both sides argue they are trying to stand up for the rights of Wisconsin citizens. Rep. Jim Ott, R-Mequon, wondered how people can get their reputations back when there are ...

Debate on bill passage continues

The current law is ripe for abuse, which has played out in recent years, particularly during John Doe II, Rep. Jim Ott said. "The law needs fixing," the Mequon Republican said, "and what we're going to do today is fix it." But those who want to change the law need ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AB 782

    Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • AB 752

    Relating to: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • AB 723

    Relating to: regulating the production and use of photo identification cards by local units of government. (FE)

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  • AB 628

    Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)

  • AB 572

    Relating to: employment by a former member of the legislature as a lobbyist.

  • AB 565

    Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 440

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 96, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 96100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 426

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 97, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 170

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 91, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9198.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 362

Refused to reconsider vote by which Senate Amendment 1 concurred in, Ayes 34, Noes 59

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3436.0
•••No: 5963.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 117

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 61, Noes 37

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6162.0
•••No: 3737.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 212

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 63, Noes 34

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6364.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
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