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Current Numbers of Women Officeholders
This page contains current numbers of women officeholders with links on the right to basic fact sheets for each level of office. For more detailed information about each level of office, including additional current and historical fact sheets, use the links in the bar on the left.
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 (fact sheet updates available shortly).
(Cabinet and cabinet-
Fact sheet: Obama's Executive Appointments
|U.S. Supreme Court||3|
|Fact sheet: Women on the U.S. Supreme Court|
|Congress (total)||104||(76D, 28R - 19.4% of 535 seats)|
|U.S. Senate||20||(14D, 6R - 20% of 100 seats)|
|U.S. House||84||(62D, 22R - 19.3% of 435 seats)|
|Fact sheet: Women in the U. S. Congress 2015
_________ Women in the U.S. Senate 1922-2015
_________ Women in the U.S. House 2015
(total, includes governor,
lt. governor and other
statewide elected officials)
|79||(36D, 42R, 1NP* - 24.8% of 318 positions)|
Statewide Elective Executive Women 2015
|St. Legislature (total)||1,789||(1,069D, 705R, 10NP*, 4Ind., I WFP* - 24.2% of 7,383 seats)|
(259D, 167R, 10NP*, 1Ind. - 22.2% of 1,972 seats)
|House/Assem.||1,352||(810D, 538R, 3I, 1WFP* - 25.0% of 5,411 seats)|
Women in State Legislatures 2015
|Mayors (as of 02/2015)|
|Cities over 30,000||245||(17.6% of 1,392 cities over 30,000)|
|100 largest cities||16||(16% of 100 largest cities)|
|Fact sheet: Women Mayors in U.S. Cities|
|Overview (summary information for all levels of office)|
|Fact sheet (available shortly):|| Women in Elective Office 2015
Women of Color in Elective Office 2015