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Statewide Elective Executive Office - Historical Information

This section contains historical information about women and statewide offices:

History of Women in Statewide Office

Women in Statewide Elective Executive Office 1969-2012
Summary of number of total women elected to statewide offices with party breakdown and percentage of total offices.

Women Governors 1925-present
All women who have been governors. 

Women Lieutenant Governors 1940-present
A listing by state of all women who have been lieutenant governors.

Historical Listing of Women in Statewide Office by Office
All women elected to statewide office listed by title of office.

Women Candidates for Statewide Office 1969-2012

Women Candidates for Governor 1970-2012
Women candidates for governor, by year, opponents listed, results listed.

Woman vs. Woman Races - Congressional and Gubernatorial Races
List of races by year with woman versus woman candidates.