1986 United States Senate election in Florida
Graham: 50–60% 60–70%
Hawkins: 50–60% 60–70%
The 1986 United States Senate election in Florida took place on November 4, 1986 alongside other elections to the United States Senate in other states as well as elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Paula Hawkins decided to run for re-election to second term, but was defeated by Democrat Bob Graham, the popular incumbent Governor of Florida . As of 2022 , this was the last time an incumbent from Florida's Class 3 Senate seat lost re-election.