Florida

Current Numbers

Congress
9
(7D, 2R)
31% of 29 seats

(2 Senate, 27 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
3
(1D, 2R)
60% of 5 seats
State Legislature
56
(32D, 24R)
35% of 160 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Kat Cammack R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Kathy A. Castor D U.S. Representative 2013-present
Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick D U.S. Representative 2022-present
Val B. Demings D U.S. Representative 2017-present
Lois J. Frankel D U.S. Representative 2017-present
Stephanie Murphy D U.S. Representative 2017-present
Maria Salazar R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Debbie Wasserman Schultz D U.S. Representative 2005-present
Frederica S. Wilson D U.S. Representative 2011-present
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell D U.S. Representative 2019-2020
Donna Shalala D U.S. Representative 2019-2020
Ileana C. Ros-Lehtinen R U.S. Representative 1989-2018 Ros-Lehtinen initially won a special election to fill a vacancy and was subsequently re-elected. She is the first Cuban-American elected to Congress and the first Hispanic woman to serve there.
Corrine Brown D U.S. Representative 2013-2016
Lois J. Frankel D U.S. Representative 2013-2016
Gwendolyn Graham D U.S. Representative 2015-2016
Sandra Adams R U.S. Representative 2011-2012
Corrine Brown D U.S. Representative 1993-2012
Kathy A. Castor D U.S. Representative 2007-2012
Virginia Brown-Waite R U.S. Representative 2003-2010
Suzanne M. Kosmas D U.S. Representative 2009-2010
Katherine Harris R U.S. Representative 2003-2006
Carrie Meek D U.S. Representative 1993-2002
Karen L. Thurman D U.S. Representative 1993-2002
Tillie K. Fowler R U.S. Representative 1993-2000
Paula F. Hawkins R U.S. Senator 1981-1986 Hawkins won a general election and was then appointed to complete her predecessor's term when he resigned before the term ended.
Ruth Bryan Owen D U.S. Representative 1929-1933
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Nicole H. Fried D Agriculture 2019-present
Ashley Moody R Attorney General 2019-present
Jeanette M. Nunez R Lt. Governor 2019-present
Pamela J. Bondi R Attorney General 2011-2018
Jennifer S. Carroll R Lt. Governor 2011-2013
Alex Sink D Chief Financial Officer 2007-2010
Toni Jennings R Lt. Governor 2003-2006 Jennings was appointed in 2003.
Katherine Harris R Secretary of State 1999-2002
Sandra B. Mortham R Secretary of State 1995-1998
Betty Castor D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1987-1993
Paula F. Hawkins R Public Service Commissioner 1973-1979 Hawkins resigned in March 1979.
Mamie Eaton Greene D Rail Commissioner 1927-1934 Greene was initially appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she was subsequently elected.
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 16 9D | 7R 16/40 23D | 17R 40/120 56/160 35.0
2021 16 8D | 7R 15/40 23D | 17R 40/120 55/160 34.4
2020 24 6D | 6R 12/40 22D | 13R 35/120 47/160 29.4
2019 24 6D | 6R 12/40 23D | 13R 36/120 48/160 30.0
2018 26 6D | 7R 13/40 14D | 14R 28/120 41/160 25.6
2017 26 5D | 8R 13/40 14D | 13R 27/120 40/160 25.0
2016 22 6D | 6R 12/40 13D | 15R 28/120 40/160 25.0
2015 23 6D | 6R 12/40 13D | 15R 28/120 40/160 25.0
2014 23 6D | 6R 12/40 16D | 13R 29/120 41/160 25.6
2013 23 6D | 6R 12/40 16D | 13R 29/120 41/160 25.6
2012 19 7D | 7R 14/40 13D | 14R 27/120 41/160 25.6
2011 21 7D | 7R 14/40 13D | 14R 27/120 41/160 25.6
2010 25 5D | 4R 9/40 15D | 14R 29/120 38/160 23.8
2009 27 5D | 4R 9/40 15D | 14R 29/120 38/160 28.0
2008 25 6D | 4R 10/40 17D | 12R 29/120 39/160 23.1
2007 24 6D | 4R 10/40 17D | 13R 30/120 40/160 23.1
2006 22 5D | 4R 9/40 13D | 18R 31/120 40/160 24.4
2005 22 5D | 4R 9/40 13D | 18R 31/120 40/160 24.4
2004 20 5D | 5R 10/40 15D | 16R 31/120 41/160 25.0
2003 22 5D | 5R 10/40 15D | 15R 30/120 40/160 24.4
2002 21 3D | 4R 7/40 17D | 14R 31/120 38/160 23.8
2001 21 3D | 4R 7/40 17D | 14R 31/120 38/160 23.8
2000 23 3D | 4R 7/40 21D | 11R 32/120 39/160 24.4
1999 23 3D | 4R 7/40 20D | 11R 31/120 38/160 23.8
1998 19 2D | 4R 6/40 23D | 9R 32/120 38/160 23.8
1997 19 2D | 4R 6/40 23D | 9R 32/120 38/160 23.8
1996 30 3D | 3R 6/40 20D | 5R 25/120 31/160 19.4
1995 30 3D | 3R 6/40 20D | 5R 25/120 31/160 19.4
1994 31 4D | 2R 6/40 17D | 6R 23/120 29/160 18.1
1993 31 4D | 2R 6/40 17D | 6R 23/120 29/160 17.5
1992 21 8D | 2R 10/40 11D | 9R 20/120 30/160 18.8
1991 22 8D | 2R 10/40 11D | 9R 20/120 30/160 18.8
1990 25 7D | 3R 10/40 8D | 8R 16/120 26/160 16.3
1989 25 7D | 3R 10/40 8D | 8R 16/120 26/160 16.3
1988 13 6D | 4R 10/40 14D | 9R 23/120 33/160 20.6
1987 13 6D | 4R 10/40 13D | 10R 23/120 33/160 20.6
1986 10 7D | 2R 9/40 12D | 11R 23/120 32/160 19.4
1985 10 7D | 2R 9/40 11D | 11R 22/120 31/160 19.4
1984 13 7D | 2R 9/40 12D | 9R 21/120 30/160 17.5
1983 13 7D | 2R 9/40 11D | 8R 19/120 28/160 17.5
1981 25 2D | 2R 4/40 8D | 5R 13/120 17/160 10.6
1979 16 1D | 1R 2/40 9D | 6R 15/120 17/160 11.3
1977 14 0D | 0R 1/40 9D | 7R 16/120 17/160 11.3
1975 20 0D | 0R 1/40 8D | 4R 12/120 13/160 8.1