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Representative Jim Ott

Assembly District 23 (R - Mequon)

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Madison Office:
Room 317 North
State Capitol
PO Box 8953
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 266-0486
(888) 534-0023
(608) 282-3623

Mike Havey Mike.Havey@legis.wisconsin.gov
Virginia Mueller Virginia.Mueller@legis.wisconsin.gov


  • Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 5, 1947; married; 2 sons, 1 grandchild.
  • Graduate Milwaukee Washington High School, 1965; B.S. University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1970; M.S. University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1975; J.D. Marquette University, 2000.
  • Full-time legislator. Former broadcast meteorologist and instructor at University of Wisconsin–Parkside. Served in US Army, 1970–73; Vietnam veteran.
  • Member: State Bar of Wisconsin; American Meteorological Society; Mequon/Thiensville Noon Rotary; Mequon/Thiensville Chamber of Commerce; American Legion; Ozaukee County Republican Party; North Shore Branch Milwaukee County Republican Party; Lumen Christi Catholic Church (past parish council president).
  • Recipient: National Weather Service Public Service Award 2006; Archbishops Vatican II Service Award 1999; Vietnam Campaign Medal and Meritorious Unit Citation; Emerging Political Leaders Program; BILLD Leadership Fellow; MADD Legislator of the Year 2016, 2015, 2013; Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association True Friend of the Law Enforcement Community 2016; Trout Unlimited recognition 2015; MMAC Champion of Commerce 2016, 2015.
  • Elected to Assembly since 2006.
  • Additional appointments, 2017: Judicial Council; Miller Park District Board of Directors (appointed by governor).

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