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Facts

Facts on Women in Congress 2014

Please note: Fact sheets listed below are updated every two weeks or less frequently if there are no changes. A list of changes not yet incorporated into our fact sheets is available on our fact sheet addendum (no current updates).

Women in the U.S. Congress 2014
Women currently in office, as well as a historical summary of women of color in Congress and a list of percentages of women in the U.S. Congress from 1917 to the present.

Women in the U.S. Senate 1922-2014
Current and past women in the U.S. Senate, including a summary of whether they first entered office by election or appointment.

Women in the U.S. House of Representatives 2014
Current women serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as summary information about how they first entered office.

Women in Congress: Leadership Roles and Committee Chairs
Women in leadership roles in Congress, both current and historical.

Women of Color in Elective Office 2014
Current numbers and percentages of women of color in U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.