North Dakota

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 1 U.S. Representative)
Heidi Heitkamp (D) U.S. Senator 2013-present
Jocelyn Birch Burdick (D)1 U.S. Senator 1992
  1. Burdick was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 13)
Kelly Schmidt (R) State Treasurer 2015-present
Kirsten Baesler (NP) Sup. of Public Instruction 2013-present
Julie Fedorchak (R) Public Service Comm. 2013-present
Bonny Fetch (R) Public Service Comm. 2012-2013
Susan E. Wefald (R)1 Public Service Comm. 1993-2009
Kathi Gilmore (D) State Treasurer 1993-2005
Heidi Heitkamp (D) Attorney General 1993-2001
Rosemarie Myrdal (R) Lt. Governor 1993-2001
Sarah Vogel (D) Comm. of Agriculture 1989-1997
Heidi Heitkamp (D)2 Tax Comm. 1986-1993
Ruth Meiers (D)3 Lt. Governor 1985-1987
Bernice Asbridge (R) State Treasurer 1969-1972
Berta E. Baker (R) State Auditor 1933-1956
Berta E. Baker (R) State Treasurer 1929-1932
Bertha R. Palmer (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1927-1932
Minnie J. Nielson (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1919-1926
Emma B. Bates (R) Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1895-1896
Laura J. Eisenhuth (D-I)4 Sup. of Pub. Instr. 1893-1894
  1. Wefald was initially appointed and subsequently elected to fill an unexpired term.
  2. Heitkamp was initially appointed and subsequently elected to fill an unexpired term.
  3. Meiers died while in office in 1987.
  4. Eisenhuth was the first woman in the nation to be elected statewide.

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 41 3 6 9/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 26/ 141 18.4
2016 39 4 4 8/ 47 11 8 19/ 94 27/ 141 19.1
2015 38 4 4 8/ 47 11 8 19/ 94 27/ 141 19.1
2014 39 3 5 8/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 25/ 141 17.7
2013 41 3 5 8/ 47 7 9 16/ 94 24/ 141 17.0
2012 45 3 4 7/ 47 3 12 15/ 94 22/ 141 15.6
2011 45 3 3 6/ 47 3 12 15/ 94 21/ 141 14.9
2010 43 4 2 6/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2009 43 4 2 6/ 47 7 10 17/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2008 41 4 2 6/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 24/ 141 17.0
2007 37 4 2 6/ 47 7 12 19/ 94 25/ 141 17.7
2006 41 3 2 5/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2005 38 3 2 5/ 47 7 11 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2004 40 3 2 5/ 47 6 12 18/ 94 23/ 141 16.3
2003 44 3 2 5/ 47 6 11 17/ 94 22/ 141 15.6
2002 37 3 3 6/ 49 7 12 19/ 98 25/ 147 17.0
2001 37 3 3 6/ 49 7 12 19/ 98 25/ 147 17.0
2000 37 3 3 6/ 49 10 10 20/ 98 26/ 147 17.7
1999 37 3 3 6/ 49 10 10 20/ 98 26/ 147 17.7
1998 39 2 4 6/ 49 7 11 18/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1997 38 2 4 6/ 49 7 11 18/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1996 37 5 4 9/ 49 4 9 13/ 98 22/ 147 15.0
1995 37 5 4 9/ 49 4 9 13/ 98 22/ 147 15.0
1994 37 5 3 8/ 49 8 7 15/ 98 23/ 147 15.6
1993 35 5 3 8/ 49 8 8 16/ 98 24/ 147 16.3
1992 33 3 3 6/ 53 8 9 17/ 106 23/ 159 14.5
1991 33 3 3 6/ 53 8 9 17/ 106 23/ 159 14.5
1990 29 3 2 5/ 53 10 9 19/ 106 24/ 159 15.1
1989 29 3 2 5/ 53 10 9 19/ 106 24/ 159 15.1
1988 33 3 1 4/ 53 8 8 16/ 106 20/ 159 12.6
1987 33 3 1 4/ 53 8 8 16/ 106 20/ 159 12.6
1986 33 3 0 3/ 53 6 9 15/ 106 18/ 159 11.3
1985 34 3 0 3/ 53 6 9 15/ 106 18/ 159 11.3
1984 33 2 2 4/ 53 6 7 13/ 106 17/ 159 10.7
1983 29 2 2 4/ 53 7 8 15/ 106 19/ 159 11.9
1981 17 0 3 3/ 50 3 12 15/ 100 18/ 150 12.0
1979 11 - - 3/ 50 - - 17/ 100 20/ 150 13.3
1977 11 - - 3/ 51 - - 16/ 102 19/ 153 12.4
1975 14 - - 3/ 51 - - 13/ 102 16/ 153 10.5