Politician Info
F Jim Ott (R - WI) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE

Republican assembly representative from Mequon has not co-sponsored any legislation on marijuana reform since elected in 2006.  

During 2019, the Assembly Republicans prefiled a bill for the 2020 legislative session to create a medical marijuana program in Wisconsin (Assembly Bill 750) which he failed to co-sponsor.

March 2020 Republicans circulated a decriminalization bill for co-sponsorship which he did not co-sponsor.

Holds office State Assembly District 23

Biography
  • Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 5, 1947; married; 2 sons, 1 grandchild.
  • 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 U.S. Army, 1970–73; Vietnam veteran
  • Member: 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.
Position on Marijuana Legalization

Unknown - Click link to send a message to support marijuana legalization.

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

Unknown - Click link to send a message to support marijuana decriminalization.

Position on Medical Marijuana

Unknown - Click to send a message to support medical marijuana.

Contact Jim Ott

Email: Rep.OttJ@legis.wisconsin.gov

Web: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/asm23/news/

Phone: 608-266-0486

Address

State Capitol, Room 317 North Post Office Box 8953

Madison, WI 53708

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