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Eddie Hawkins

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Eddie Hawkins
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 47
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Insurance Agent
Eddie Hawkins was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 47th District from 2007 to 2011.

Issue positions

Hawkins did not provide answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[1]

Committee assignments

Hawkins's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1640 - "AN ACT REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF IGNITION INTERLOCK RESTRICTED LICENSES."
  • HB 1917 - "TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS."
  • HB 1918 - "TO MODIFY THE NUMBER OF PAID BREAKS FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hawkins lost re-election to the 47th District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the May 18 primary.[2] He was defeated by Republican Stephen Meeks in the November 2 general election.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hawkins won re-election to the 47th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Hawkins raised $17,650 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Hawkins's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Stephens Group $1,500
Southwestern Energy Co $1,000
American Institute of Architects Arkansas Chapter $500
Arkansas Optometric Physicians $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 47
2007-2011
Succeeded by
Stephen Meeks