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Facts

Facts on Women of Color in Elective Office

Of the 99 women serving in the 113th US Congress, 30, or 30.3%, are women of color; in addition, an African American woman and a Caribbean American woman serve as Delegates to the House from Washington, DC and the Virgin Islands, respectively.

Of the 72 women serving in statewide elective executive offices, 7, or 9.7%, are women of color.

Of the 1,789 women state legislators serving nationwide, 375 or 21.0% are women of color. They include 95 senators and 280 representatives; 347 are Democrats, 27 are Republicans and one is non-partisan. Women of color constitute 5.1% of the total 7,383 state legislators.

Women of Color in Elected Office

Fact sheet with current numbers and percentages of women of color in U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices and state legislatures.

African American Women in Elective Office in the U.S.
Numbers and names of African American women elected to U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.

Asian American Women in Elective Office in U.S.
Numbers and names of Asian American women elected to U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.

Latinas in Elective Office in U.S.
Numbers and names of Latinas elected to U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.

Native American Women in Elective Office in the U.S.
Numbers and names of Native American women elected to U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.

Multi Racial
Numbers and names of multi racial women elected to U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and big-city mayors.