Paula Hawkins

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Paula Hawkins
Former U.S. Senator from Florida
From: January 1, 1981 – January 3, 1987
Predecessor Richard Stone
Successor Bob Graham
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Walter Eugene Hawkins
Religion Mormon

Paula Hawkins (1927-2009) was elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican representing Florida as part of the landslide victory of President Ronald Reagan in 1980.

She had a strongly conservative voting record as a senator. In 1986, Democrat Florida Governor Bob Graham defeated her for re-election as the Democrats regained control of the U.S. Senate.