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State Fact Sheet - Rhode Island

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 2 U.S. Representatives)
Claudine Schneider (R) U.S. Rep. 1981-1991

Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 5)
Gina Raimondo (D) State Treasurer 2011-present
Elizabeth Roberts (D) Lieutenant Governor 2007-present
Nancy J. Mayer (R) State Treasurer 1993-1999
Barbara Leonard (R) Secretary of State 1993-1995
Kathleen S. Connell (D) Secretary of State 1987-1992
Arlene Violet (R) Attorney General 1985-1987
Susan L. Farmer (R) Secretary of State 1983-1986

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 20 9 0 9/ 38 19 2 21/ 75 30/ 113 26.5
2013 19 9 0 9/ 38 19 2 21/ 75 30/ 113 26.5
2012 18 9 1 10/ 38 17 2 19/ 75 29/ 113 25.7
2011 20 9 1 10/ 38 17 2 19/ 75 29/ 113 25.7
2010 30 8 0 8/ 38 17 0 17/ 75 25/ 113 22.1
2009 29 8 0 8/ 38 17 0 17/ 75 25/ 113 22.1
2008 33 6 1 7/ 38 13 2 15/ 75 22/ 113 19.5
2007 31 6 1 7/ 38 13 2 15/ 75 22/ 113 19.5
2006 40 7 1 8/ 38 9 2 11/ 75 19/ 113 16.8
2005 37 7 1 8/ 38 9 2 11/ 75 19/ 113 16.8
2004 31 7 2 9/ 38 11 3 14/ 75 23/ 113 20.4
2003 32 7 2 9/ 38 10 3 13/ 75 22/ 113 19.5
2002 25 8 2 10/ 50 20 4 24/ 100 34/ 150 22.7
2001 23 8 2 10/ 50 20 4 24/ 100 34/ 150 22.7
2000 19 9 2 11/ 50 22 4 26/ 100 37/ 150 24.7
1999 17 9 2 11/ 50 22 5 27/ 100 38/ 150 25.3
1998 13 8 3 11/ 50 22 6 28/ 100 39/ 150 26.0
1997 13 8 3 11/ 50 22 6 28/ 100 39/ 150 26.0
1996 17 8 2 10/ 50 20 6 26/ 100 36/ 150 24.0
1995 17 8 2 10/ 50 20 6 26/ 100 36/ 150 24.0
1994 15 9 2 11/ 50 18 8 26/ 100 37/ 150 24.7
1993 14 9 2 11/ 50 18 8 26/ 100 37/ 150 24.7
1992 27 7 2 9/ 50 11 5 16/ 100 25/ 150 16.7
1991 28 6 2 8/ 50 11 5 16/ 100 24/ 150 16.0
1990 28 5 4 9/ 50 11 3 14/ 100 23/ 150 15.3
1989 28 5 4 9/ 50 11 3 14/ 100 23/ 150 15.3
1988 22 5 5 10/ 50 10 4 14/ 100 24/ 150 16.0
1987 22 5 5 10/ 50 10 4 14/ 100 24/ 150 16.0
1986 23 3 5 8/ 50 11 4 15/ 100 23/ 150 15.3
1985 23 3 5 8/ 50 11 4 15/ 100 23/ 150 15.3
1984 17 1 8 9/ 50 10 3 13/ 100 22/ 150 14.7
1983 26 4 1 5/ 50 10 4 14/ 100 19/ 150 12.7
1981 28 4 1 5/ 50 8 2 10/ 100 15/ 150 10.0
1979 25 - - 4/ 50 - - 9/ 100 13/ 150 8.7
1977 26 - - 4/ 50 - - 7/ 100 11/ 150 7.3
1975 29 - - 2/ 50 - - 7/ 100 9/ 150 6.0