New York

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 27 U.S. Representatives)
Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D)1 U.S. Senator 2009-present
Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)
 
U.S. Senator
 
2001-2009
 
     
Claudia Tenney (R) U.S. Representative 2017-present
Kathleen Rice (D) U.S. Representative 2015-present
Elise Stefanik (R) U.S. Representative 2015-present
Grace Meng (D) U.S. Representative 2013-present
Yvette Clarke (D) U.S. Representative 2007-present
Carolyn B. Maloney (D) U.S. Representative 1993-present
Nydia M. Velazquez (D)2 U.S. Representative 1993-present
Nita M. Lowey (D) U.S. Representative 1989-present
Louise Slaughter (D) U.S. Representative 1987-present
Carolyn McCarthy (D) U.S. Representative 1997-2015
Kathy Hochul (D)3 U.S. Representative 2011-2013
Ann Buerkle (R) U.S. Representative 2011-2013
Nan Hayworth (R) U.S. Representative 2011-2013
Kirsten Gillibrand (D) U.S. Representative 2007-2009
Sue W. Kelly (R) U.S. Representative 1995-2007
Susan Molinari (R)4 U.S. Representative 1990-1997
Geraldine Ferraro (D)5 U.S. Representative 1979-1985
Shirley Anita Chisholm (D)6 U.S. Representative 1969-1983
Elizabeth Holtzman (D) U.S. Representative 1973-1981
Bella S. Abzug (D) U.S. Representative 1971-1977
Edna Flannery Kelly (D)7 U.S. Representative 1949-1969
Katharine Price Collier St. George (R) U.S. Representative 1947-1965
Jessica McCullough Weis (R) U.S. Representative 1959-1963
Winifred Claire Stanley (R) U.S. Representative 1943-1945
Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day (D) U.S. Representative 1935-1943
Marian Williams Clarke (R)8 U.S. Representative 1933-1935
Ruth S.B. Pratt (R) U.S. Representative 1929-1933
  1. Gillibrand was appointed to fill a vancancy on 1/27/09.
  2. Velazquez is the first Puerto Rican woman elected to Congress.
  3. Hochul won a special election to fill a vacancy.
  4. Molinari won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by her father's resignation; she was subsequently re-elected. She resigned as of 8/1/97.
  5. Ferraro ran for vice president in 1984. She was the first woman on a major party's national ticket.
  6. Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress.
  7. Kelly initially won a special election to fill a vacancy and was subsequently re-elected.
  8. Clarke won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 4)
Kathy Hochul (D) Lt. Governor 2015-present
Mary O. Donohue (R) Lt. Governor 1999-2007
Elizabeth McCaughey Ross (D)1 Lt. Governor 1995-1999
Mary Anne Krupsak (D) Lt. Governor 1975-1978
Florence E.S. Knapp (R) Secretary of State 1925-1927
  1. Ross was elected as a Republican; she changed parties midway through her term.

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 I*
2017 21 7 7 14/ 63 40 3 1 44/ 150 58/ 213 27.2
2016 20 6 5 11/ 63 38 5 1 44/ 150 55/ 213 25.8
2015 20 7 5 12/ 63 37 5 1 43/ 150 55/ 213 25.8
2014 33 7 4 11/ 63 29 4 - 33/ 150 44/ 213 20.7
2013 30 6 4 10/ 63 32 5 - 37/ 150 47/ 213 22.1
2012 31 8 3 11/ 63 29 7 - 36/ 150 47/ 213 22.2
2011 34 8 3 11/ 62 27 7 - 34/ 150 45/ 212 21.2
2010 24 8 2 10/ 62 35 6 - 41/ 150 51/ 212 24.1
2009 24 8 2 10/ 62 36 6 - 42/ 150 52/ 212 24.5
2008 23 8 3 11/ 62 34 5 - 39/ 150 50/ 212 23.6
2007 21 8 3 11/ 62 35 5 - 40/ 150 51/ 212 24.1
2006 25 7 3 10/ 62 33 5 - 38/ 150 48/ 212 22.6
2005 25 7 3 10/ 62 31 6 - 37/ 150 47/ 212 22.2
2004 24 6 5 11/ 62 29 8 - 37/ 150 48/ 212 22.6
2003 25 6 5 11/ 62 27 8 - 35/ 150 46/ 212 21.7
2002 29 7 3 10/ 61 26 9 - 35/ 150 45/ 211 21.3
2001 29 7 3 10/ 61 26 10 - 36/ 150 46/ 211 21.8
2000 27 6 3 9/ 61 26 10 - 36/ 150 45/ 211 21.3
1999 30 5 3 8/ 61 26 10 - 36/ 150 44/ 211 20.9
1998 28 7 1 8/ 61 25 10 - 35/ 150 43/ 211 20.4
1997 29 7 1 8/ 61 22 9 - 31/ 150 39/ 211 18.5
1996 34 8 1 9/ 61 21 8 - 29/ 150 38/ 211 18.0
1995 34 8 1 9/ 61 21 8 - 29/ 150 38/ 211 18.0
1994 30 7 1 8/ 61 22 8 1 31/ 150 39/ 211 18.5
1993 33 7 1 8/ 61 21 6 - 27/ 150 35/ 211 16.6
1992 38 5 1 6/ 61 17 4 - 21/ 150 27/ 211 12.8
1991 36 5 1 6/ 61 18 4 - 22/ 150 28/ 211 13.3
1990 37 5 1 6/ 61 14 3 - 17/ 150 23/ 211 10.9
1989 37 5 1 6/ 61 15 3 - 18/ 150 24/ 211 11.4
1988 36 4 1 5/ 61 15 2 - 17/ 150 22/ 211 10.4
1987 36 4 1 5/ 61 15 3 - 18/ 150 23/ 211 10.9
1986 34 4 1 5/ 61 16 2 - 18/ 150 23/ 211 10.9
1985 33 4 1 5/ 61 17 2 - 19/ 150 24/ 211 11.4
1984 31 4 1 5/ 61 16 2 - 18/ 150 23/ 211 10.9
1983 33 4 1 5/ 61 15 2 - 17/ 150 22/ 211 10.4
1981 33 3 1 4/ 60 9 5 - 14/ 150 18/ 210 8.6
1979 39 - - 4/ 60 - - - 9/ 150 13/ 210 6.2
1977 43 - - 3/ 60 - - - 6/ 150 9/ 210 4.3
1975 36 - - 3/ 60 - - - 6/ 150 9/ 210 4.3
  * I=Independent (1994), Working Families Party (2015)