|Montana State Senate District 33|
|2005 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Term limits||8 years in any 16-year period|
|Mayor, City of Bozeman|
|Commissioner, City of Bozeman|
|Bachelor's||Pacific University, 1963|
|Other||OD, Pacific University, 1966|
|Birthday||April 24, 1941|
|Place of birth||Billings, MT|
Hawks earned his B.S. from Pacific University in 1963. He went on to receive his OD in Optometry in 1966.
Hawks was an Optometrist in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1974. He then worked as an Optometrist for Optometric Association/Advanced Eye Care Associates from 1974 to 2004.
Hawks served as Commissioner of the City of Bozeman from 1998 to 1990. He then served as Mayor of the City of Bozeman from 1990 to 1992.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hawks served on these committees:
- Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
- Education and Cultural Resources, Vice Chair
- Finance and Claims
- Legislative Administration
- Joint Committee on Education
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hawks served on these committees:
- Education and Cultural Resources Committee, Montana Senate
- Energy and Telecommunications Committee, Montana Senate
- Ethics Committee, Montana Senate
- Finance and Claims Committee, Montana Senate
- Rules Committee, Montana Senate
|Montana State Senate, District 33 (2008)|
|Robert Hawks (D)||6,189|
|Nick Landeros (R)||2,713|
In 2008, Hawks collected $10,402 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Montana Public Employees Association||$160|
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Hawks and his wife, Jane, have five children.
- Robert Hawks official Montana State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 1994
|Montana Senate District 33
| Succeeded by|
Mike Phillips (D)