West Virginia

U.S. Congress (Total Seats: 2 U.S. Senators, 3 U.S. Representatives)
Shelley Moore Capito (R)
 
U.S. Sen. 2015-present
Shelley Moore Capito (R) U.S. Rep. 2001-2015
Maude Elizabeth Kee (D)1 U.S. Rep. 1951-1965
  1. Kee initially won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she was subsequently re-elected.
 
Statewide Elective Executives (Total Positions: 6)
Natalie Tennant (D) Secretary of State 2009-2017
Betty Ireland (R) Secretary of State 2005-2009
Helen Holt (R)1 Secretary of State 1957-1959
  1. Holt was appointed to fill a vacancy.
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 48 0 3 3/ 34 2 13 15/ 100 18/ 134 13.4
2016 44 0 2 2/ 34 6 12 18/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
2015 45 0 1 1/ 34 6 13 19/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
2014 44 0 1 1/ 34 11 10 21/ 100 22/ 134 16.4
2013 45 0 1 1/ 34 11 10 21/ 100 22/ 134 16.4
2012 40 0 2 2/ 34 15 7 22/ 100 24/ 134 17.9
2011 41 0 2 2/ 34 15 7 22/ 100 24/ 134 17.9
2010 42 0 2 2/ 34 15 5 20/ 100 22/ 134 16.4
2009 42 0 2 2/ 34 15 5 20/ 100 22/ 134 16.4
2008 46 0 2 2/ 34 12 5 17/ 100 19/ 134 14.2
2007 45 0 2 2/ 34 12 5 17/ 100 19/ 134 14.2
2006 42 0 3 3/ 34 12 6 18/ 100 21/ 134 15.7
2005 42 0 3 3/ 34 12 6 18/ 100 21/ 134 15.7
2004 34 1 4 5/ 34 14 6 20/ 100 25/ 134 18.7
2003 34 1 4 5/ 34 14 6 20/ 100 25/ 134 18.7
2002 35 2 3 5/ 34 17 3 20/ 100 25/ 134 18.7
2001 34 2 3 5/ 34 17 3 20/ 100 25/ 134 18.7
2000 36 2 2 4/ 34 14 6 20/ 100 24/ 134 17.9
1999 36 2 2 4/ 34 14 6 20/ 100 24/ 134 17.9
1998 41 2 2 4/ 34 11 5 16/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
1997 41 2 2 4/ 34 11 5 16/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
1996 38 3 2 5/ 34 10 5 15/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
1995 38 3 2 5/ 34 10 5 15/ 100 20/ 134 14.9
1994 34 4 1 5/ 34 15 3 18/ 100 23/ 134 17.2
1993 34 4 1 5/ 34 14 3 17/ 100 22/ 134 16.4
1992 17 5 1 6/ 34 16 6 22/ 100 28/ 134 20.9
1991 18 5 1 6/ 34 16 6 22/ 100 28/ 134 20.9
1990 18 6 1 7/ 34 16 3 19/ 100 26/ 134 19.4
1989 22 5 1 6/ 34 16 2 18/ 100 24/ 134 17.9
1988 25 2 1 3/ 34 17 1 18/ 100 21/ 134 15.7
1987 25 2 1 3/ 34 17 1 18/ 100 21/ 134 15.7
1986 17 2 1 3/ 34 16 4 20/ 100 23/ 134 17.2
1985 17 2 1 3/ 34 16 4 20/ 100 23/ 134 17.2
1984 21 3 0 3/ 34 14 1 15/ 100 18/ 134 13.4
1983 24 3 0 3/ 34 13 1 14/ 100 17/ 134 12.7
1981 19 2 0 2/ 34 12 2 14/ 100 16/ 134 11.9
1979 34 - - 1/ 34 - - 8/ 100 9/ 134 6.7
1977 20 - - 0/ 34 - - 12/ 100 12/ 134 9.0
1975 25 - - 1/ 34 - - 8/ 100 9/ 134 6.7