2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Jim Ott

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

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2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ott was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Ott
Raised: $40,020 - Spent: $39,602
Vote: 62.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.76
Independent Backing: $0
Rogers
Raised: $24,633 - Spent: $25,452
Vote: 37.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.86
Independent Backing: $0
Ott’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Constitution and Ethics; Criminal Justice; Judiciary (Chair); Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans; Law Revision; Judicial Council.

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


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $10,049
Self $0
Under $100 $6,470
$100 or more $25,300
PACs & Parties $8,250
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$16,400 (64.8%) $8,900 (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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $6,800.00
Health Professionals $4,550.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,550.00
Banking & Finance $2,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,000.00
Insurance $2,000.00
Unknown $1,800.00
Real Estate $1,700.00
Political/Ideological $1,450.00
Energy $1,400.00
Business $1,150.00
Civil servant/public employee $850.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $800.00
Education $650.00
Telecommunications & Computers $650.00
Transportation $650.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400.00
Road Construction $300.00
Agriculture $250.00
Construction $250.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Natural Resources $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
2005-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ott, James Mequon, WI Legislator $27,251
Weiss, Raymond & Carol Grafton, WI Retired $4,000
Zore, Edward & Diane River Hills, WI Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance $2,800
Vaughn, James & Kathryn Mequon, WI Retired $2,000
Fuchs, J David & Mary Mequon, WI Retired $1,900
Holtz, James Mequon, WI Data Financial Business Services $1,750
Cyganiak, Jon Mequon, WI Cyganiak Planning Inc $1,500
Duncan, A Bruce & Elizabeth Mequon, WI Control Products $1,500
Stumpe, Warren Mequon, WI Retired $1,350
Bodnar, Myron O & Adriana Mequon, WI Aurora Advanced Healthcare $1,200

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