Paula Hawks is the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hawks grew up on her family farm north of Flandreau, SD. She is a graduate of South Dakota State University.
Hawks spent 10 years as a teacher at West Central High School in Hartford, SD. In 2012, Hawks ran for South Dakota’s state legislature.
Not only has she been campaigning for herself in the 2016 election, Hawks introduced former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton on two different visits to South Dakota.
You can read more about Hawks’ stances on the issues on her campaign website.
Watch Hawks debate Republican incumbent Kristi Noem here.