Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1987
Sen. Paula Hawkins [R-FL, 1981-1986] leaves office as Senator from Florida.
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Former Senator from Florida, Republican
Hawkins, a Republican, was a senator from Florida from 1981 to 1986.
Our unique analysis of the bills Hawkins sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hawkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hawkins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (21%) International Affairs (16%) Social Welfare (14%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Health (9%) Families (9%)
Some of Hawkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Hawkins missed 245 of 2,368 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is worse than the median of 6.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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