2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Al Ott

Representative Al Ott (R) Forest JunctionPicture: Representative Al OttAssembly District 3

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ott was first elected to the Assembly in 1986.

He won a two-way primary and faced Democratic and Independent opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Liberty PAC ($472) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ott's primary opponent.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Ott
Raised: $41,900 - Spent: $48,596
Vote: 58.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.79
Independent Backing: $0
Oswald
Raised: $24,166 - Spent: $24,144
Vote: 38.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.12
Independent Backing: $0
Ott’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Agriculture; Consumer Protection; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage (Chair); Tourism; Transportation.

2011-2012: Agriculture; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs (Chair); Transportation; Special Committee on Regional Transportation Authority.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $20,121
Self $0
Under $100 $6,538
$100 or more $26,500
PACs & Parties $8,700
Other Income $162

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$8,705 (32.9%) $17,725 (67.1%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Agriculture $6,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,000.00
Banking & Finance $2,750.00
Construction $2,650.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,565.00
Unknown $2,275.00
Insurance $1,925.00
Political/Ideological $1,750.00
Real Estate $1,500.00
Health Professionals $1,425.00
Transportation $1,380.00
Road Construction $1,250.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $850.00
Energy $800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $750.00
Health Services/Institutions $610.00
Natural Resources $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00

*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
1993-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Gehl, Paul & Carol Hilbert, WI Lunda Construction $4,350
Weyers, Ronald & Colleen Green Bay, WI Regency Center $1,300
Ariens Family Brillion, WI Ariens Co $1,250
Knauf, Rex J New Holstein, WI Knauf Family Chiropractic Center $1,110
Joseph, Thomas & Carol Omro, WI Retired $1,000
Young, Fred & Sandra Racine, WI Retired $1,000
Boots, James & William Kimberly, WI Boots Chiropractic $875
Brantmeier, Chris Sherwood, WI Farmer $750
Endries, Donald Brillion, WI American Family Insurance $700
Endries Family Menasha, WI Endries International Inc $700
Rottier, Nancy Madison, WI Wisconsin Supreme Court $700
Kaufman, Joe & Jane Combined Locks, WI US Oil Co $700

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