2014 Campaign Finance Profile - Jim Ott

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

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2014 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.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($155) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ott.

2014 Campaign Finance Summary
Ott
Raised: $32,478 - Spent: $26,193
Vote: 63.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.31
Independent Backing: $155
Lueck
Raised: $546 - Spent: $531
Vote: 36.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.05
Independent Backing: $0
Ott’s Committee Assignments

2015-2016: Review of Administrative Rules; Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Judiciary (Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs; Joint Review of Administrative Rules.

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

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/13** $7,167
Self $0
Under $100 $4,976
$100 or more $19,400
PACs & Parties $8,000
Other Income $102

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
**Beginning of candidate's election cycle.

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/13-12/31/14**
In-District Out-District
$14,200 (73.2%) $5,200 (26.8%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Excludes any returned and self contributions.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/13-12/31/14**
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $6,150.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,600.00
Banking & Finance $2,500.00
Real Estate $2,200.00
Health Professionals $1,950.00
Business $1,800.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,700.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,350.00
Insurance $1,100.00
Political/Ideological $850.00
Transportation $750.00
Education $600.00
Energy $500.00
Natural Resources $500.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $400.00
Unknown $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
Construction $250.00
Agriculture $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.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
2005-2014
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ott, James Mequon, WI Legislator $27,251
Weiss, Raymond & Carol Grafton, WI Retired $5,000
Zore, Edward & Diane River Hills, WI Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance $3,300
Fuchs, Mary & David Mequon, WI Retired $2,250
Holtz, James & Laura Mequon, WI Data Financial Business Services $2,200
Duncan, Bruce & Elizabeth Mequon, WI Control Products $2,100
Vaughan, James & Kathryn Mequon, WI Retired $2,000
Stumpe, Warren Mequon, WI Retired $1,650
Cyganiak, Jon Mequon, WI Cyganiak Planning Inc $1,500
Bodnar, Myron & Adriana Mequon, WI Aurora Advanced Healthcare $1,450

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