2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Jim Ott

Representative Jim Ott (R) MequonPicture: Representative Jim OttAssembly District 23

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ott was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

He was unopposed in the primary and general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($36) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ott.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Ott
Raised: $25,315 - Spent: $16,057
Vote: 98.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.99
Independent Backing: $36
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.8% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Ott’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Judiciary and Ethics (Chair); Natural Resources; Review of Adminstrative Rules (Chair); Joint Review of Adminstrative Rules (Co-chair); Law Revision Committee (Chair); Special Committee on Enhancing Recreational Trails for Non-Motorized Use.

2009-2010: Elections and Campaign Reform; Education Reform; Fish and Wildlife; Natural Resources.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $3,816
Self $0
Under $100 $5,140
$100 or more $15,075
PACs & Parties $5,100
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$9,775 (64.8%) $5,300 (35.2%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,550.00
Health Professionals $2,650.00
Insurance $2,075.00
Business $2,050.00
Banking & Finance $1,750.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,050.00
Energy $1,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Transportation $900.00
Real Estate $600.00
Construction $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Telecommunications & Computers $350.00
Natural Resources $300.00
Agriculture $250.00
Political/Ideological $200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $200.00
Education $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
2005-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ott, James Mequon, WI Legislator $27,251
Weiss, Raymond & Carol Grafton, WI Max Weiss Co $3,000
Zore, Edward & Diane River Hills, WI Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance $2,300
Vaughan, James & Kathryn Mequon, WI Retired $2,000
Holtz, James Mequon, WI Data Financial Business Services $1,200
Fuchs, David & Mary Mequon, WI Retired $1,150
Cullen, Mark & Richard Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $1,000
Cyganiak, Jon Mequon, WI Cyganiak Planning Inc $1,000
Frank, Joel & Steven Middleton, WI Frank Liquor Co $1,000
Fuller, Howard & Debbie McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $1,000
Hunt, Christopher Wauwatosa, WI Tierney Brothers $1,000
Wanek, Todd & Karen Arcadia, WI Ashley Furniture Industries $1,000

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