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Women candidates and their campaigns: the latest info, trends and historical context.
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Facts on Women in Congress 2011
Women hold 98, or 18.3%, of the 535 seats in the 113th US Congress — 20, or 20.0%, of the 100 seats in the Senate and 78, or 17.9%, of the 435 seats in the House of Representatives. In addition, three women serve as Delegates to the House from Guam, the Virgin Islands and Washington, DC.
Women in the U.S. Congress 2013
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 1922-2013
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 2013
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 2013
Current numbers and percentages of women of color in U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.