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State Fact Sheet - North Dakota

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 1 U.S. Representative)
Heidi Heitkamp (D) U.S. Senator 2013-present
Jocelyn Birch Burdick (D)1 U.S. Senator 1992

Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 14)
Kelly Schmidt (R) State Treasurer 2005-present
Kirsten Baesler (NP) Sup. of Public Instruction 2013-present
Julie Fedorchak (R) Public Service Comm. 2013-present
Bonny Fetch (R) Public Service Comm. 2012-2013
Susan E. Wefald (R)1 Public Service Comm. 1993-2009
Kathi Gilmore (D) State Treasurer 1993-2005
Heidi Heitkamp (D) Attorney General 1993-2001
Rosemarie Myrdal (R) Lt. Governor 1993-2001
Sarah Vogel (D) Comm. of Agriculture 1989-1997
Heidi Heitkamp (D)2 Tax Comm. 1986-1993
Ruth Meiers (D)3 Lt. Governor 1985-1987
Bernice Asbridge (R) State Treasurer 1969-1972
Berta E. Baker (R) State Auditor 1933-1956
Berta E. Baker (R) State Treasurer 1929-1932
Bertha R. Palmer (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1927-1932
Minnie J. Nielson (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1919-1926
Emma B. Bates (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1895-1896
Laura J. Eisenhuth (D-I)4 Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1893-1894

State Legislature
Year State
Rank
 

Senate
Total
Women/
Total
Senate
 

House
Total
Women/
Total
House
Total
Women/
Total
Legis.
 
%
Total
Women
D R D R
2014 41 3 5 8/ 47 7 9 16/ 94 24/ 141 17.0
2013 41 3 5 8/ 47 7 9 16/ 94 24/ 141 17.0
2012 45 3 4 7/ 47 3 12 15/ 94 22/ 141 15.6
2011 45 3 3 6/ 47 3 12 15/ 94 21/ 141 14.9
2010 43 4 2 6/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2009 43 4 2 6/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2008 41 4 2 6/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 24/ 141 17.0
2007 37 4 2 6/ 47 7 12 19/ 94 25/ 141 17.7
2006 41 3 2 5/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2005 38 3 2 5/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2004 40 3 2 5/ 47 6 12 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2003 44 3 2 5/ 47 6 11 17/ 94 22/ 141 15.6
2002 37 3 3 6/ 49 7 12 19/ 98 25/ 147 17.0
2001 37 3 3 6/ 49 7 12 19/ 98 25/ 147 17.0
2000 37 3 3 6/ 49 10 10 20/ 98 26/ 147 17.7
1999 37 3 3 6/ 49 10 10 20/ 98 26/ 147 17.7
1998 39 2 4 6/ 49 7 11 18/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1997 38 2 4 6/ 49 7 11 18/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1996 37 5 4 9/ 49 4 9 13/ 98 22/ 147 15.0
1995 37 5 4 9/ 49 4 9 13/ 98 22/ 147 15.0
1994 37 5 3 8/ 49 8 7 15/ 98 23/ 147 15.6
1993 35 5 3 8/ 49 8 8 16/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1992 33 3 3 6/ 53 8 9 17/ 106 23/ 159 14.5
1991 33 3 3 6/ 53 8 9 17/ 106 23/ 159 14.5
1990 29 3 2 5/ 53 10 9 19/ 106 24/ 159 15.1
1989 29 3 2 5/ 53 10 9 19/ 106 24/ 159 15.1
1988 33 3 1 4/ 53 8 8 16/ 106 20/ 159 12.6
1987 33 3 1 4/ 53 8 8 16/ 106 20/ 159 12.6
1986 33 3 0 3/ 53 6 9 15/ 106 18/ 159 11.3
1985 34 3 0 3/ 53 6 9 15/ 106 18/ 159 11.3
1984 33 2 2 4/ 53 6 7 13/ 106 17/ 159 10.7
1983 29 2 2 4/ 53 7 8 15/ 106 19/ 159 11.9
1981 17 0 3 3/ 50 3 12 15/ 100 18/ 150 12.0
1979 11 - - 3/ 50 - - 17/ 100 20/ 150 13.3
1977 11 - - 3/ 51 - - 16/ 102 19/ 153 12.4
1975 14 - - 3/ 51 - - 13/ 102 16/ 153 10.5