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State Fact Sheet - Tennessee

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 9 U.S. Representatives)
Diane Black (R) U.S. Representative 2011-present
Marsha Blackburn U.S. Representative 2003-present
Marilyn Lloyd (D) U.S. Representative 1975-1995
Irene B. Baker (R)1 U.S. Representative 1964-1965
Louise G. Reece (R)2 U.S. Representative 1961-1963
Willa McCord Blake Eslick (D)3 U.S. Representative 1932-1933

Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 4)
Sara Kyle (D) Public Service Comm 1995-1999
Jane Eskind (D) Public Service Comm. 1981-1986

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 43 3 4 7/ 33 7 8 15/ 99 22/ 132 16.7
2013 43 3 4 7/ 33 7 8 15/ 99 22/ 132 16.7
2012 39 4 3 7/ 33 11 6 17/ 99 24/ 132 18.2
2011 40 4 3 7/ 33 11 6 17/ 99 24/ 132 18.2
2010 40 4 4 8/ 33 12 5 17/ 99 25/ 132 18.9
2009 39 4 4 8/ 33 11 5 16/ 99 24/ 132 18.2
2008 39 5 3 8/ 33 10 5 15/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
2007 42 5 3 8/ 33 9 5 14/ 99 22/ 132 16.7
2006 36 4 3 7/ 33 11 5 16/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
2005 34 4 3 7/ 33 11 5 16/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
2004 38 4 1 5/ 33 12 6 18/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
2003 38 4 1 5/ 33 12 6 18/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
2002 39 4 1 5/ 33 11 5 16/ 99 21/ 132 15.9
2001 40 4 1 5/ 33 11 5 16/ 99 21/ 132 15.9
2000 39 5 1 6/ 33 12 5 17/ 99 23/ 132 17.4
1999 39 4 1 5/ 33 12 5 17/ 99 22/ 132 16.7
1998 42 3 0 3/ 33 12 3 15/ 99 18/ 132 13.6
1997 42 3 0 3/ 33 12 3 15/ 99 18/ 132 13.6
1996 42 2 1 3/ 33 11 4 15/ 99 18/ 132 13.6
1995 40 2 1 3/ 33 11 4 15/ 99 18/ 132 13.6
1994 41 2 1 3/ 33 8 5 13/ 99 16/ 132 12.1
1993 43 2 1 3/ 33 8 5 13/ 99 16/ 132 12.1
1992 43 2 1 3/ 33 5 7 12/ 99 15/ 132 11.4
1991 41 2 1 3/ 33 5 7 12/ 99 15/ 132 11.4
1990 42 1 1 2/ 33 4 7 11/ 99 13/ 132 9.8
1989 41 1 1 2/ 33 4 7 11/ 99 13/ 132 9.8
1988 41 1 0 1/ 33 5 6 11/ 99 12/ 132 9.1
1987 40 1 0 1/ 33 5 6 11/ 99 12/ 132 9.1
1986 41 1 0 1/ 33 4 6 10/ 99 11/ 132 8.3
1985 41 1 0 1/ 33 4 6 10/ 99 11/ 132 8.3
1984 45 1 0 1/ 33 3 5 8/ 99 9/ 132 6.8
1983 45 1 0 1/ 33 3 5 8/ 99 9/ 132 6.8
1981 46 1 0 1/ 33 2 3 5/ 99 6/ 132 4.5
1979 46 - - 1/ 33 - - 3/ 99 4/ 132 3.0
1977 46 - - 1/ 33 - - 2/ 99 3/ 132 2.3
1975 42 - - 1/ 33 - - 4/ 99 5/ 132 3.8