|Arkansas House of Representatives District 4|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hawthorne served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Transportation|
|• City, County and Local Affairs|
|• Legislative Joint Auditing|
|• Advanced Communications and Information Technology, Alternate|
|• Joint Advanced Communications and Information Technology, Alternate|
Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Fonda Hawthorne is unopposed in the Democratic primary. DeAnn Vaught is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Hawthorne ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 4. Hawthorne ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and defeated Daniel Linnett (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Daniel A. Linnett||45.6%||4,087|
Comprehensive donor information for Hawthorne is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hawthorne raised a total of $32,151 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 6, 2013.
|Fonda Hawthorne's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arkansas State House, District 4||$32,151|
|Grand Total Raised||$32,151|
2012Hawthorne won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hawthorne raised a total of $32,151.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Fonda Hawthorne's campaign in 2012|
|Trammell Law Firm||$2,500|
|Arkansas Democratic Party||$2,500|
|Walker, Randy & Angie||$1,500|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||$1,500|
|Arkansas Healthcare Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$32,151|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Arkansas Freedom Scorecard
The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute. Hawthorne received a score of 47% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 90th out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
Hawthorne and her husband, Steve, have two children.
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Hawthorne, Fonda," accessed August 6, 2013
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012"
Lane Jean (R)
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 4
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