Texans deserve better than politicians who campaign as conservatives at home, but legislate like liberals in Austin. They deserve to know the true record of their elected officials!
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House District 18 is in one of the most conservative areas of the state, but John Otto has failed to deliver conservative representation in Austin.
As a member of the House Appropriations committee, Otto voted for a bill that sought to increase motor vehicle registration fees by $30 per year. The bill was only defeated after the governor threatened to veto what amounted to a tax increase on Texans.
But Otto’s love of tax increases didn't stop there. At the behest of big business, Otto authored and carried a tax increase on small manufacturers designed to squelch competition.
A 2013 study by Rice University found that John Otto was the seventh-lowest ranked Republican in the Texas House. That should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with his voting record.