Alabama

Current Numbers

Congress
1
(1D)
11.1% of 9 seats

(2 Senate, 7 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
2
(2R)
20% of 10 seats
State Legislature
23
(16D, 7R)
16.4% of 140 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Terri A. Sewell D U.S. Representative 2011-present
Martha Roby R U.S. Representative 2011-2020
Marion Pittman Allen D U.S. Senator 1978-1978 Allen was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Elizabeth Andrews D U.S. Representative 1972-1972 Andrews won a special election to fill a vacancy.
Dixie Bibb Graves D U.S. Senator 1937-1938 Graves was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by resignation.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Twinkle A. Cavanaugh R Public Service Commissioner 2011-present
Kay E. Ivey R Governor 2017-present Ivey succeeded a govenor who resigned and took office on 4/10/17.
Kay E. Ivey R Lt. Governor 2011-2017
Samantha Shaw R Auditor 2007-2014
Beth Chapman R Secretary of State 2007-2013
Lucy Baxley D Public Service Commissioner 2009-2012
Jan Cook D Public Service Commissioner 1991-2010
Kay E. Ivey R Treasurer 2003-2010
Susan D. Parker D Public Service Commissioner 2007-2010
Lucy Baxley D Lt. Governor 2003-2006
Beth Chapman R Auditor 2003-2006
Nancy L. Worley D Secretary of State 2003-2006
Lucy Baxley D Treasurer 1995-2002
Susan D. Parker D Auditor 1999-2002
Patsy Duncan R Auditor 1995-1998
Jan Cook D Auditor 1983-1990
Annie Laurie Gunter D Treasurer 1978-1986
Bettye Frink D Auditor 1975-1982
Juanita W. McDaniel D Public Service Commissioner 1971-1979 McDaniel resigned in February 1980.
Agnes Baggett D Secretary of State 1975-1978
Melba Till Allen D Treasurer 1975-1978
Melba Till Allen D Auditor 1967-1974
Mabel Amos D Secretary of State 1967-1974
Agnes Baggett D Treasurer 1967-1974
Sibyl Pool D Public Service Commissioner 1955-1970
Mary Texas Hurt Garner D Treasurer 1963-1968
Lurleen Wallace D Governor 1967-1968 Wallace was elected as a surrogate for her husband who could not run for re-election; she later died while serving in office.
Agnes Baggett D Secretary of State 1963-1966
Bettye Frink D Auditor 1963-1966
Agnes Baggett D Treasurer 1959-1962
Bettye Frink D Secretary of State 1959-1962
Mary Texas Hurt Garner D Auditor 1959-1962
Agnes Baggett D Auditor 1955-1958
Mary Texas Hurt Garner D Secretary of State 1955-1958
Agnes Baggett D Secretary of State 1951-1954
Sibyl Pool D Treasurer 1951-1954
Sibyl Pool D Secretary of State 1944-1950 Pool was apppointed in 1944.
State Legislature - Numbers and Percentage of Officeholders by Year
Year State Rank Senate Total Women/Total Senate House Total Women/Total House Total Women/Total Legislature % Total Women
2022 46 4D | 1R 5/35 12D | 6R 18/105 23/140 16.4
2021 46 4D | 1R 5/35 12D | 7R 19/105 24/140 17.1
2020 47 4D | 0R 4/35 11D | 7R 18/105 22/140 15.7
2019 45 4D | 0R 4/35 11D | 8R 19/105 23/140 16.4
2018 46 3D | 0R | 1Ind 4/35 12D | 5R 17/105 21/140 15.0
2017 45 3D | 0R | 1Ind 4/35 12D | 5R 17/105 21/140 15.0
2016 46 3D | 0R | 1Ind 4/35 11D | 5R 16/105 20/140 14.3
2015 46 3D | 0R | 1Ind 4/35 11D | 5R 16/105 20/140 14.3
2014 47 4D | 0R | 1Ind 5/35 9D | 6R 15/105 20/140 14.3
2013 47 4D | 0R | 1Ind 5/35 9D | 5R 14/105 19/140 13.6
2012 47 4D | 0R | 1Ind 5/35 8D | 5R 13/105 18/140 12.9
2011 48 4D | 0R | 1Ind 5/35 9D | 5R 14/105 19/140 13.6
2010 48 5D | 0R | 1Ind 6/35 9D | 3R 12/105 18/140 12.9
2009 48 4D | 1R 5/35 10D | 3R 13/105 18/140 12.9
2008 48 3D | 1R 4/35 11D | 3R 14/105 18/140 12.9
2007 47 3D | 1R 4/35 11D | 3R 14/105 18/140 12.9
2006 49 2D | 1R 3/35 11D | 2R 13/105 16/140 11.4
2005 49 2D | 1R 3/35 10D | 2R 12/105 15/140 10.7
2004 49 2D | 1R 3/35 9D | 2R 11/105 14/140 10.0
2003 49 2D | 1R 3/35 9D | 2R 11/105 14/140 10.0
2002 50 2D | 1R 3/35 6D | 2R 8/105 11/140 7.9
2001 50 2D | 1R 3/35 6D | 2R 8/105 11/140 7.9
2000 50 2D | 1R 3/35 6D | 2R 8/105 11/140 7.9
1999 50 2D | 1R 3/35 6D | 2R 8/105 11/140 7.9
1998 50 2D | 0R 2/35 4D | 0R 4/105 6/140 4.3
1997 50 2D | 0R 2/35 4D | 0R 4/105 6/140 4.3
1996 50 1D | 0R 1/35 4D | 0R 4/105 5/140 3.6
1995 50 1D | 0R 1/35 4D | 0R 4/105 5/140 3.6
1994 50 1D | 1R 2/35 6D | 0R 6/105 8/140 5.7
1993 49 1D | 1R 2/35 6D | 0R 6/105 8/140 5.7
1992 50 0D | 1R 1/35 7D | 0R 7/105 8/140 5.7
1991 48 0D | 1R 1/35 7D | 0R 7/105 8/140 5.7
1990 49 0D | 1R 1/35 8D | 0R 8/105 9/140 6.4
1989 48 0D | 1R 1/35 8D | 0R 8/105 9/140 6.4
1988 49 0D | 1R 1/35 7D | 0R 7/105 8/140 5.7
1987 47 0D | 1R 1/35 7D | 0R 7/105 8/140 5.7
1986 46 1D | 1R 2/35 7D | 0R 7/105 9/140 6.4
1985 46 1D | 1R 2/35 7D | 0R 7/105 9/140 6.4
1984 46 1D | 1R 2/35 7D | 0R 7/105 9/140 6.4
1983 47 1D | 1R 2/35 7D | 0R 7/105 9/140 6.4
1981 47 0D | 0R 0/35 5D | 1R 6/105 6/140 4.3
1979 48 0D | 0R 0/35 4D | 1R 5/105 5/140 3.6
1977 48 0D | 0R 0/35 3D | 0R 3/105 3/140 2.1
1975 50 0D | 0R 0/35 1D | 0R 1/105 1/140 0.7