Current Numbers

Summary information on women officeholders for all levels of office including records data.

Summary information on women officeholders by race and ethnicity for all levels of office

Federal

Vice President
1

Kamala Harris (D)
Kamala Harris became the first woman to hold the office of Vice President on January 20, 2021. She is also the first woman of color, the first Black person, and the first South Asian person elected to this office. Previously, Vice President Harris served in the U.S. Senate as well as California’s Attorney General.

Cabinet and Cabinet-level Positions
12

Numbers only include women appointees who have been confirmed.

U.S. Supreme Court
4
Congress
146
(106D, 40R)
27.3% of 535 seats
U.S. Senate
24
(16D, 8R)
24% of 100 seats
U.S. House
122
(90D, 32R)
28% of 435 seats
U.S. Delegate
4
(2D, 2R)

U.S. Delegates are non-voting members and are not included in our total counts.

Statewide Elective Executive
96
(53D, 41R, 2NP)
31% of 310 seats
Governor
9
(6D, 3R)
18% of 50 seats
Lieutenant Governor
19
(11D, 8R)
44.2% of 43 seats
Other Statewide Elective Executive
68
(36D, 30R, 2NP)
31.3% of 217 seats
State Legislature
2,295
(1,515D, 759R, 14NP, 5Ind, 2Prg)
31.1% of 7,383 seats
State Senate
561
(361D, 186R, 14NP)
28.4% of 1,972 seats
State House/Assembly
1,734
(1,154D, 573R, 5Ind, 2Prg)
32% of 5,411 seats

Local

Mayors - Cities over 30,000
407
25.1% of 1,621 seats
Mayors - 100 Most Populous Cities
31
31% of 100 seats
Municipal Officeholders - Cities over 10,000
30.5%