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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 four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 258 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 536

    Relating to: penalties for, and elements of, certain operating-while-intoxicated offenses and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

  • AB 517

    Relating to: reporting crimes and other incidents that occur on school property, on school transportation, and at school sanctioned events and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 497

    Relating to: residency requirements for sexually violent persons on supervised release.

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  • AJR 81

    Relating to: contributions of Bart Starr.

  • AJR 77

    Relating to: recognizing the Order of the Arrow, which is the Boy Scouts of America's National Honor Society, on its 100th Anniversary and the significant leadership and service provided to youth and communities across Wisconsin.

  • AB 450

    Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, and providing a reduction in shared revenue payments. (FE)

Recent Votes

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 212

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

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6364.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 434

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

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 418

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

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 200

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 66, Noes 31

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6668.0
•••No: 3131.0
•••Other: 00.0
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