Current Numbers

 
This page contains current numbers of women officeholders serving in 2016 with links on the right to basic fact sheets for each level of office. The fact sheets and individual state pages will be updated shortly to reflect these numbers.
 
Federal Executive
7

Cabinet and cabinet-level positions
Fact sheet: Obama's Executive Appointments

U.S. Supreme Court
3
Congress
104
19.4% of 535 seats
76 D
28 R
 
U.S. Senate
20
20% of 100 seats
14 D
6 R
 
U.S. House
84
19.3% of 435 seats
62 D
22 R
 
Statewide Executive
76
24.4% of 312 seats

(total, includes 6 governors, 12 lt. governors and 58 other statewide elected officials)
Fact Sheet: Women in Statewide Elective Executive Office 2016

34 D
41 R
 
 

1 non-partisan.

State Legislature
1,814
24.6% of 7383 seats
1086 D
709 R
 
 

11 nonpartisan, 4 Independent, 3 Progressive, 1 Working Families Party.

State Senate
446
22.6% of 1972 seats
265 D
169 R
 
 

11 nonpartisan, 1 Independent.

State House/Assembly
1,368
25.3% of 5411 seats
821 D
540 R
 
 

3 Independent, 3 Progressive, 1 Working Families Party.

Mayors - Cities over 30,000
262
18.8% of 1391 seats
262 Women
 
Mayors - 100 Largest Cities
19
19% of 100 seats
19 Women
 
 
Overview Fact Sheets (summary information for all levels of office)

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