Mike Hawker

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Mike Hawker
Mike Hawker.jpg
Alaska House of Representatives District 27
In office
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 12
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa, 1979
Date of birthJune 25, 1956
Place of birthManchester, IA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Mike Hawker (b. June 25, 1956) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.


Hawker's professional experience includes working as owner of a Business and Accounting Consultant company from 1997-2002, Chief Financial Officer for the Security National Servicing Corporation, Director of Reporting for the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, and Owner/Partner/Certified Public Accountant with Hawker and Raleigh.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hawker served on the following committees:

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, Alternate Chair
Administrative Regulation Review
Legislative Budget and Audit, Chair
Legislative Council, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hawker served on these committees:[1]


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hawker served on these committees:


  • HB 26 - "An Act repealing the repeal of preventative and restorative adult dental services reimbursement under Medicaid."
  • HB 49 - "An Act relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of eminent domain against a recreational structure for the purposes of developing a recreational facility or project."
  • HB 186 - "An Act declaring that certain firearms and accessories are exempt from federal regulation."[2]

Political courage tests


Hawker's answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. When asked his legislative priorities he replied:

  • Implement long-range fiscal plan required by HB125
  • Control growth of operating budget
  • Mitigate In-state consumer energy costs
  • Establish long-range Health Policy Planning Commission[3]



See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hawker ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 27. He ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5] Hawker won re-election in the general election.[6]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Hawker Incumbent 95% 7,807
     Write-in Write-in 5% 414
Total Votes 8,221


See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hawker won re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 24 primary.[7] He defeated Matt Moore in the November 2 general election.[8]

Alaska House of Representatives District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Hawker (R) 6,976
Matt Moore (D) 2,896


In 2008 Hawker was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 32. Hawker (R) finished with 7,223 votes while his opponent Mike Kenny (D) finished with 4,090 votes.[9] Hawker raised $101,602 for his campaign fund.[10]

Alaska House of Representatives District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Hawker (R) 7,223
Mike Kenny (D) 4,090

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Hawker raised $87,582 in contributions. [11]

His six largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
BP Alaska $3,000
Alaska Public Employees Association $2,000
Alaska State Employees Association Local 52 $2,000
Anchorage Police Dept Employees Association PAC $2,000
Alaska Association Of Realtors $2,000
Nea-Alaska $2,000


In 2008 Hawker raised $101,602 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[12]

Contributor 2008 total
AK Teamsters $2,000
BP Alaska $2,000
AK State Employees Assoc Local 52 $2,000
AK Public Employees Assoc $2,000
Associated General Contractors of Alaska $2,000


Hawker has a wife, Carol Carlson.

Hawker is involved with many organizations, including Abused Women's Aid in Crisis, Alaska Airman's Association, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Alaska Gun Collectors Association, Alaska Territorial Calvary, Anchorage School Business Partnership, Collings Foundation, Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, and the Harley Davidson Owners Group[13]

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Preceded by
Alaska House of Representatives District 27
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alaska House of Representatives District 32
Succeeded by
Beth Kerttula (D)