Kansas

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 4 U.S. Representatives)
Sheila Frahm (R)1 U.S. Senator 1996 
Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R)2 U.S. Senator 1978-1997

Lynn M. Jenkins (R)

U.S. Representative

2009-present
Nancy Boyda (D) U.S. Representative 2007-2009
Jan Meyers (R) U.S. Representative 1985-1997
Martha E. Keys (D) U.S. Representative 1975-1979
Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy (D) U.S. Representative 1933-1935
  1. Frahm was appointed by the governor to fill a vacancy caused by Senator Robert Dole's resignation to run for the presidency. She lost her primary bid to complete the term.
  2. Kassebaum was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate without having previously filled an unexpired congressional term. After her initial election, she was appointed to fill a brief vacancy caused by the resignation of her predecessor.
 
Sandy Praeger (R) Commissioner of Insurance 2003-2015
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 6)
Kathleen Sebelius (D) Governor 2003-2009
Lynn Jenkins (R) State Treasurer 2003-2009
Carla J. Stovall (R) Attorney General 1995-2003
Kathleen Sebelius (D) Commissioner of Insurance 1995-2002
Sheila Frahm (R) Lt. Governor 1995-1996
Sally Thompson (D) State Treasurer 1991-1999
Joan Finney (D)1 Governor 1991-1995
Joan Finney (D) State Treasurer 1975-1990
Elwill M. Shanahan (R)2 Secretary of State 1966-1978
Lily M. Washabough (D) State Printer 1957-1960
Elizabeth Wooster (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1919-1922
  1. Finney was the first woman to defeat an incumbent governor.
  2. Shanahan was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she was subsequently elected.

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
2017 18 4 11 15/ 40 14 17 31/ 125 46/ 165 27.9
2016 29 4 9 13/ 40  9 17 26/ 125 39/ 165 23.6
2015 27 4 9 13/ 40 11 17 28/ 125 41/ 165 24.8
2014 24 4 9 13/ 40 16 13 29/ 125 42/ 165 25.5
2013 25 4 8 12/ 40 15 12 27/ 125 39/ 165 23.6
2012 16 4 8 12/ 40 14 19 33/ 125 45/ 165 27.3
2011 16 4 8 12/ 40 14 19 33/ 125 45/ 165 27.3
2010 12 5 9 14/ 40 21 15 36/ 125 50/ 165 30.3
2009 13 5 8 13/ 40 20 15 35/ 125 48/ 165 29.1
2008 15 4 9 13/ 40 19 16 35/ 125 48/ 165 29.1
2007 14 4 9 13/ 40 19 16 35/ 125 48/ 165 29.1
2006 7 4 9 13/ 40 18 22 40/ 125 53/ 165 32.1
2005 8 4 9 13/ 40 18 23 41/ 125 54/ 165 32.7
2004 13 3 7 10/ 40 17 19 36/ 125 46/ 165 27.9
2003 11 3 8 11/ 40 16 19 35/ 125 46/ 165 27.9
2002 6 3 10 13/ 40 19 22 41/ 125 54/ 165 32.7
2001 6 3 10 13/ 40 19 22 41/ 125 54/ 165 32.7
2000 5 4 10 14/ 40 17 23 40/ 125 54/ 165 32.7
1999 5 4 10 14/ 40 17 24 41/ 125 55/ 165 33.3
1998 9 4 10 14/ 40 15 20 35/ 125 49/ 165 29.7
1997 9 4 10 14/ 40 15 20 35/ 125 49/ 165 29.7
1996 10 3 11 14/ 40 12 20 32/ 125 46/ 165 27.9
1995 10 3 11 14/ 40 12 20 32/ 125 46/ 165 27.9
1994 8 3 11 14/ 40 19 14 33/ 125 47/ 165 28.5
1993 8 3 11 14/ 40 19 15 34/ 125 48/ 165 29.1
1992 9 5 4 9/ 40 18 18 36/ 125 45/ 165 27.3
1991 9 5 4 9/ 40 17 18 35/ 125 44/ 165 26.7
1990 8 5 4 9/ 40 16 17 33/ 125 42/ 165 25.5
1989 8 5 4 9/ 40 17 17 34/ 125 43/ 165 26.1
1988 16 2 3 5/ 40 12 14 26/ 125 31/ 165 18.8
1987 16 2 3 5/ 40 12 14 26/ 125 31/ 165 18.8
1986 16 2 3 5/ 40 11 14 25/ 125 30/ 165 18.2
1985 16 2 3 5/ 40 11 14 25/ 125 30/ 165 18.2
1984 18 2 1 3/ 40 10 10 20/ 125 23/ 165 13.9
1983 17 2 1 3/ 40 10 11 21/ 125 24/ 165 14.5
1981 15 2 2 4/ 40 9 9 18/ 125 22/ 165 13.3
1979 28 - - 1/ 40 - - 13/ 125 14/ 165 8.5
1977 28 - - 1/ 40 - - 10/ 125 11/ 165 6.7
1975 33 - - 1/ 40 - - 8/ 125 9/ 165 5.5