Texas

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 36 U.S. Representatives)
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R)1
 
U.S. Senator
 
1993-2013
 
Kay Granger (R) U.S. Representative 1997-present
Sheila Jackson Lee (D) U.S. Representative 1995-present
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) U.S. Representative 1993-present
Shelley Sekula Gibbs (R)2 U.S. Representative 2006-2007
Barbara C. Jordan (D) U.S. Representative 1973-1979
Lera M. Thomas (D)3 U.S. Representative 1966-1967
  1. Hutchison initially won a special election to fill an unexpired term; she was subsequently re-elected.
  2. Gibbs won a special election to fill a vacancy.
  3. Thomas was elected to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 9)
Christi Craddick (R) Railroad Commissioner 2013-present
Susan Combs (R) State Comptroller 2007-2015
Elizabeth Ames Jones (R) Railroad Commissioner 2005-2013
Susan Combs (R) Agriculture Commissioner 1999-2007
Carole Keeton Strayhorn (I)1 State Comptroller 1999-2007
Carole Keeton Strayhorn (R)2 Railroad Comm. 1994-1999
Martha Whitehead (D)3 State Treasurer 1993-1996
Ann Richards (D) Governor 1991-1995
Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) State Treasurer 1991-1993
Lena Guerrero (D)4 Railroad Comm. 1991-1992
Ann Richards (D) State Treasurer 1983-1990
Miriam Ferguson (D)5 Governor 1925-1927; 1933-1935
  1. Strayhorn was initially elected as a Republican.
  2. Strayhorn won a special election to fill an unexpired term.
  3. Whitehead was initially appointed to fill a vacancy.
  4. Guerrero was appointed to fill a vacancy.
  5. Ferguson was elected twice as a surrogate for her husband who could not run for re-election. She was seated fifteen days after Nellie Tayloe Ross (D-WY) who was the first woman to be sworn in as a governor.

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 34 2 6 8/ 31 21 8 29/ 150 37/ 181 20.4
2016 37 2 5 7/ 31 16 13 29/ 150 36/ 181 19.9
2015 37 2 5 7/ 31 16 13 29/ 150 36/ 181 19.9
2014 32 4 3 7/ 31 17 15 32/ 150 39/ 181 21.5
2013 33 4 3 7/ 31 16 15 31/ 150 38/ 181 21.0
2012 35 3 3 6/ 31 13 19 32/ 150 38/ 181 21.0
2011 35 3 3 6/ 31 14 18 32/ 150 38/ 181 21.0
2010 25 3 3 6/ 31 24 13 37/ 150 43/ 181 23.8
2009 25 3 3 6/ 31 24 13 37/ 150 43/ 181 23.8
2008 35 2 2 4/ 31 18 12 30/ 150 34/ 181 18.8
2007 33 2 2 4/ 31 18 13 31/ 150 35/ 181 19.3
2006 28 2 2 4/ 31 15 18 33/ 150 37/ 181 20.4
2005 31 2 2 4/ 31 13 18 31/ 150 35/ 181 19.3
2004 33 2 2 4/ 31 11 20 31/ 150 35/ 181 19.3
2003 32 2 2 4/ 31 11 20 31/ 150 35/ 181 19.3
2002 34 2 2 4/ 31 16 14 30/ 150 34/ 181 18.8
2001 33 2 2 4/ 31 16 14 30/ 150 34/ 181 18.8
2000 38 2 2 4/ 31 16 13 28/ 150 33/ 181 18.2
1999 38 2 2 4/ 31 16 12 28/ 150 32/ 181 17.7
1998 30 1 2 3/ 31 19 11 30/ 150 33/ 181 18.2
1997 30 1 2 3/ 31 19 11 30/ 150 33/ 181 18.2
1996 31 2 2 4/ 31 18 11 29/ 150 33/ 181 18.2
1995 31 2 2 4/ 31 18 11 29/ 150 33/ 181 18.2
1994 35 2 2 4/ 31 19 8 27/ 150 31/ 181 17.1
1993 36 2 2 4/ 31 18 7 25/ 150 29/ 181 16.0
1992 39 3 1 4/ 31 13 6 19/ 150 23/ 181 12.7
1991 38 3 1 4/ 31 13 6 19/ 150 23/ 181 12.7
1990 40 2 1 3/ 31 11 5 16/ 150 19/ 181 10.5
1989 39 2 1 3/ 31 11 5 16/ 150 19/ 181 10.5
1988 39 2 1 3/ 31 10 4 14/ 150 17/ 181 9.4
1987 39 2 1 3/ 31 10 4 14/ 150 17/ 181 9.4
1986 39 0 1 1/ 31 10 5 15/ 150 16/ 181 8.8
1985 39 0 1 1/ 31 10 5 15/ 150 16/ 181 8.8
1984 43 0 0 0/ 31 9 4 13/ 150 13/ 181 7.2
1983 43 0 0 0/ 31 9 4 13/ 150 13/ 181 7.2
1981 41 0 1 1/ 31 10 1 11/ 150 12/ 181 6.6
1979 35 - - 1/ 31 - - 11/ 150 12/ 181 6.6
1977 31 - - 1/ 31 - - 10/ 150 11/ 181 6.1
1975 35 - - 1/ 31 - - 7/ 150 8/ 181 4.4