Minnesota

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 8 U.S. Representatives)
Amy Klobuchar (D) U.S. Senator 2007-present
Muriel Buck Humphrey (D)1 U.S. Senator 1978

Betty McCollum (D)

U.S. Representative

2001-present
Michele Bachmann (R) U.S. Representative 2007-2015
Coya Gjesdal Knutson (D) U.S. Representative 1955-1959
  1. Humphrey was appointed by the governor to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 5)
Tina Smith (DFL)** Lieutenant Governor 2015-present
Lori Swanson (DFL)** Attorney General 2007-present
Rebecca Otto (DFL)** State Auditor 2007-present
Yvonne Prettner Solon (DFL) Lieutenant Governor 2011-2015
Carol Molnau (R) Lieutenant Governor 2003-2011
Patricia Anderson (R) State Auditor 2003-2007
Mary Kiffmeyer (R) Secretary of State 1999-2007
Mae Schunk (RP)* Lt. Governor 1999-2003
Carol Johnson (DFL)** State Treasurer 1999-2003
Judi Dutcher (DFL) State Auditor 1995-2003
Joanne E. Benson (R) Lt. Governor 1995-1999
Joan Anderson Growe (DFL)** Secretary of State 1975-1999
Joanell Dyrstad (IR)*** Lt. Governor 1991-1995
Marlene Johnson (DFL)** Lt. Governor 1983-1990
Virginia Holm (R)1 Secretary of State 1952-1955
  1. Mrs. Mike Holm was initially appointed by the governor in 1952 to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she subsequently won a special election to complete the term and was later re-elected.
*** RP indicates Reform Party.
*** DFL indicates Democratic Farmer Labor, which is the name of the Democratic party in Minnesota.
*** IR indicates Independent Republican, which was the name of the Republican party in Minnesota prior to 10/96.

State Legislature
Year State
Rank
 

Senate
Total
Women/
Total
Senate
 

House
Total
Women/
Total
House
Total
Women/
Total
Legis.
 
%
Total
Women
D R I D R
2017 9 9 7 - 16/ 67 28 21 49/ 134 65/ 201 32.3
2016 5 15 8 - 23/ 67 26 18 44/ 134 67/ 201 33.3
2015 5 15 8 - 23/ 67 27 18 45/ 134 68/ 201 33.8
2014 4 15 8 - 23/ 67 28 17 45/ 134 68/ 201 33.8
2013 4 15 8 - 23/ 67 28 17 45/ 134 68/ 201 33.8
2012 5 11 10 - 21/ 67 27 18 45/ 134 66/ 201 32.8
2011 6 9 10 - 19/ 67 26 18 44/ 134 63/ 201 31.3
2010 4 19 8 - 27/ 67 33 10 43/ 134 70/ 201 34.8
2009 4 19 8 - 27/ 67 33 10 43/ 134 70/ 201 34.8
2008 5 19 8 - 27/ 67 35 8 43/ 134 70/ 201 34.8
2007 3 18 9 - 27/ 67 35 8 43/ 134 70/ 201 34.8
2006 10 13 12 1 26/ 67 26 11 37/ 134 63/ 201 31.3
2005 13 11 11 1 23/ 67 26 11 37/ 134 60/ 201 29.9
2004 17 11 11 1 23/ 67 16 16 32/ 134 55/ 201 27.4
2003 15 11 11 1 23/ 67 16 16 32/ 134 55/ 201 27.4
2002 10 14 11 - 25/ 67 22 13 35/ 134 60/ 201 29.9
2001 12 12 11 - 23/ 67 22 13 35/ 134 58/ 201 28.9
2000 11 14 8 - 22/ 67 20 15 35/ 134 57/ 201 28.4
1999 11 14 8 - 22/ 67 20 15 35/ 134 57/ 201 28.4
1998 6 14 8 - 22/ 67 26 14 40/ 134 62/ 201 30.8
1997 6 14 8 - 22/ 67 26 14 40/ 134 62/ 201 30.8
1996 13 11 7 - 18/ 67 19 13 32/ 134 50/ 201 24.9
1995 13 11 7 - 18/ 67 19 13 32/ 134 50/ 201 24.9
1994 10 12 8 - 20/ 67 24 10 34/ 134 54/ 201 26.9
1993 10 12 8 - 20/ 67 25 10 35/ 134 55/ 201 27.4
1992 17 9 5 - 14/ 67 17 11 28/ 134 42/ 201 20.9
1991 17 9 5 - 14/ 67 18 11 29/ 134 43/ 201 21.4
1990 21 6 4 - 10/ 67 17 10 27/ 134 37/ 201 18.4
1989 19 6 4 - 10/ 67 17 10 27/ 134 37/ 201 18.4
1988 26 6 3 - 9/ 67 15 7 22/ 134 31/ 201 15.4
1987 26 6 3 - 9/ 67 15 7 22/ 134 31/ 201 15.4
1986 26 5 4 - 9/ 67 12 8 20/ 134 29/ 201 14.4
1985 26 5 4 - 9/ 67 12 8 20/ 134 29/ 201 14.4
1984 18 5 4 - 9/ 67 13 6 19/ 134 28/ 201 13.9
1983 19 5 4 - 9/ 67 13 6 19/ 134 28/ 201 13.9
1981 19 3 2 - 5/ 67 13 6 19/ 134 24/ 201 11.9
1979 24 - - - 3/ 67 - - 15/ 134 18/ 201 9.0
1977 33 - - - 2/ 67 - - 10/ 134 12/ 201 6.0
1975 40 - - - 1/ 67 - - 7/ 134 8/ 201 4.0