2008 Campaign Finance Profile - Al Ott

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

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ott was first elected to the Assembly in 1986.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ott. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Ott
Raised: $17,395 - Spent: $6,110
Vote: 58.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.31
Independent Backing: $5
Krueger
Raised: $2,670 - Spent: $2,670
Vote: 41.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.19
Independent Backing: $0
Ott’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Public Safety; Agriculture; Transportation; Special Committee on Regional Transportation Authority.

2007-2008: Rural Economic Development; Transportation; Agriculture (Chair); Forestry.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $17,701
Self $0
Under $100 $2,290
$100 or more $5,920
PACs & Parties $7,450
Other Income $1,735
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/08

In-District Out-District
$1,475 (24.9%) $4,445 (75.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Agriculture $2,625.00
Banking & Finance $1,700.00
Energy $1,650.00
Transportation $1,100.00
Construction $805.00
Health Services/Institutions $750.00
Insurance $750.00
Labor Unions $750.00
Health Professionals $600.00
Real Estate $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Unknown $500.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $325.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $250.00
Road Construction $140.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $125.00
Business $100.00
Education $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1993-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Gehl, Paul & Carol Hilbert, WI Lunda Construction $3,850
Knauf, Rex J New Holstein, WI Knauf Family Chiropractic Center $1,110
Boots, James & William Combined Locks, WI Boots Chiropractic $875
Endries, Donald Brillion, WI American Family Insurance $700
Kaufman, Joe & Jane Combined Locks, WI US Oil Co $700
Rottier, Nancy Madison, WI Wisconsin Supreme Court $700
Gerrard, M William Madison, WI Gerrard Ventures $600
Groskopp, William Brillion, WI Groskopp Chiropractic & Rehab $525
Keller, Walter Forest Junction, WI Retired/Keller Structures $525

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