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State Fact Sheet - New Jersey

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 12 U.S. Representatives)
Marge Roukema (R) U.S. Rep. 1981-2003
Millicent Fenwick (R) U.S. Rep. 1975-1983
Helen Stevenson Meyner (D) U.S. Rep. 1975-1979
Florence Price Dwyer (R) U.S. Rep. 1957-1973
Mary Teresa Norton (D) U.S. Rep. 1925-1951

Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 2)
Kim Guadagno (R) Lieutenant Governor 2010-present
Christine Todd Whitman (R)1 Governor 1994-2001
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 10 7 3 10/ 40 16 10 26/ 80 36/ 120 30.0
2013 12 8 3 11/ 40 15 9 24/ 80 35/ 120 29.2
2012 10 8 3 11/ 40 15 9 24/ 80 35/ 120 29.2
2011 12 7 3 10/ 40 15 9 24/ 80 34/ 120 28.3
2010 15 7 3 10/ 40 16 8 24/ 80 34/ 120 28.3
2009 12 6 2 8/ 40 19 9 28/ 80 36/ 120 30.0
2008 14 7 2 9/ 40 18 8 26/ 80 35/ 120 29.2
2007 27 6 2 8/ 40 13 5 18/ 80 26/ 120 21.7
2006 31 5 2 7/ 40 11 5 16/ 80 23/ 120 19.2
2005 41 5 2 7/ 40 9 3 12/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
2004 43 4 2 6/ 40 10 3 13/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
2003 39 3 2 5/ 40 10 5 15/ 80 20/ 120 16.7
2002 40 3 2 5/ 40 10 4 14/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
2001 43 1 2 3/ 40 10 5 15/ 80 18/ 120 15.0
2000 42 1 2 3/ 40 10 6 16/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
1999 40 1 2 3/ 40 9 7 16/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
1998 39 2 2 4/ 40 9 7 16/ 80 20/ 120 16.7
1997 39 1 1 2/ 40 8 9 17/ 80 19/ 120 15.8
1996 37 1 0 1/ 40 7 10 17/ 80 18/ 120 15.0
1995 41 1 0 1/ 40 6 9 15/ 80 16/ 120 13.3
1994 42 1 0 1/ 40 4 9 13/ 80 14/ 120 11.7
1993 41 1 0 1/ 40 2 12 14/ 80 15/ 120 12.5
1992 40 1 1 2/ 40 2 11 13/ 80 15/ 120 12.5
1991 43 1 1 2/ 40 4 7 11/ 80 13/ 120 10.8
1990 38 2 1 3/ 40 4 6 10/ 80 13/ 120 10.8
1989 43 2 1 3/ 40 2 6 8/ 80 11/ 120 9.2
1988 40 2 1 3/ 40 2 6 8/ 80 11/ 120 9.2
1987 37 2 1 3/ 40 2 7 9/ 80 12/ 120 10.0
1986 36 2 1 3/ 40 2 7 9/ 80 12/ 120 10.0
1985 36 2 1 3/ 40 5 4 9/ 80 12/ 120 10.0
1984 35 2 1 3/ 40 5 3 8/ 80 11/ 120 9.2
1983 38 1 0 1/ 40 4 5 9/ 80 10/ 120 8.3
1981 40 1 0 1/ 40 3 4 7/ 80 8/ 120 6.7
1979 18 1 0 1/ 40 8 4 12/ 80 13/ 120 10.8
1977 25 3 0 3/ 40 3 3 6/ 80 9/ 120 7.5
1975 24 3 0 3/ 40 4 2 6/ 80 9/ 120 7.5