Current Numbers

 
This page contains current numbers of women officeholders serving in 2017 with links on the right to basic fact sheets for each level of office.
 
Federal Executive
7

Cabinet and cabinet-level positions
Fact sheet: High-Level Presidential Appointments

U.S. Supreme Court
3
Congress
104
19.4% of 535 seats
78 D
 
 

26 Republicans

U.S. Senate
21
21% of 100 seats
16 D
5 R
 
U.S. House
83
19.1% of 435 seats
62 D
 
 

21 Republicans

Statewide Executive
75
24% of 312 seats

(total includes 5 governors, 13 lt. governors and 57 other statewide elected officials)
Fact Sheet: Women in Statewide Elective Executive Office 2017

32 D
42 R
 
 

1 non-partisan.

State Legislature
1,840
24.9% of 7383 seats
1112 D
706 R
 
 

   14 nonpartisan, 3 Independent, 4 Progressive, 1 Working Families Party.

State Senate
442
22.4% of 1972 seats
252 D
175 R
 
 

   14 nonpartisan, I Independent

State House/Assembly
1,398
25.8% of 5411 seats
860 D
531 R
 
 

   2 Independent, 4 Progressive, 1 Working Families Party.

Mayors - Cities over 30,000
292
20.7% of 1408 seats
292 Women
 
Mayors - 100 Largest Cities
20
20% of 100 seats
20 Women
 
 
Overview Fact Sheets (summary information for all levels of office)

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