Georgia

Current Numbers

Congress
4
(3D, 1R)
25% of 16 seats

(2 Senate, 14 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
1
(1R)
7.7% of 13 seats
State Legislature
80
(61D, 19R)
33.9% of 236 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Carolyn Bourdeaux D U.S. Representative 2021-present
Marjorie Greene R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Lucy McBath D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Nikema Williams D U.S. Representative 2021-present
Kelly Loeffler R U.S. Senator 2020-2021 Loeffler was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by a retirement. She left office on 1/20/21.
Karen C. Handel R U.S. Representative 2017-2018 Handel won a special election in 2017.
Denise Majette D U.S. Representative 2003-2004
Cynthia Ann McKinney D U.S. Representative 1993-2002
Iris Faircloth Blitch D U.S. Representative 1955-1962
Helen Douglas Mankin D U.S. Representative 1946-1946 Mankin was elected to fill a vacancy caused by resignation.
Florence Reville Gibbs D U.S. Representative 1940-1940 Gibbs was elected to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Rebecca Latimer Felton D U.S. Senator 1922-1922 Felton was appointed to fill a vacancy and became the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate; she served for one day.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Tricia R. Pridemore R Public Service Commissioner 2018-present Pridemore was appointed in 2018.
Kathy Cox R Superintendent of Public Instruction 2003-2010
Karen C. Handel R Secretary of State 2007-2010
Angela Elizabeth Speir R Public Service Commissioner 2003-2008
Cathy Cox D Secretary of State 1999-2006
Linda Schrenko R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1995-2002
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 20 15D | 2R 17/56 46D | 17R 63/180 80/236 33.9
2021 19 15D | 2R 17/56 46D | 17R 63/180 80/236 33.9
2020 23 13D | 2R 15/56 41D | 15R 56/180 71/236 30.1
2019 23 13D | 2R 15/56 42D | 15R 57/180 72/236 30.5
2018 23 11D | 2R 13/56 32D | 18R 50/180 63/236 26.7
2017 22 11D | 2R 13/56 32D | 19R 51/180 56/236 23.7
2016 27 8D | 2R 10/56 28D | 19R 47/180 57/236 24.2
2015 29 8D | 2R 10/56 28D | 18R 46/180 56/236 23.7
2014 28 7D | 1R 8/56 29D | 15R 44/180 52/236 22.0
2013 28 7D | 1R 8/56 29D | 17R 46/180 54/236 22.9
2012 27 8D | 1R 9/56 29D | 17R 46/180 55/236 23.3
2011 26 8D | 1R 9/56 28D | 17R 45/180 54/236 22.9
2010 38 7D | 1R 8/56 25D | 13R 38/180 46/236 19.5
2009 38 7D | 1R 8/56 28D | 13R 41/180 49/236 20.8
2008 31 6D | 2R 8/56 27D | 12R 39/180 47/236 19.9
2007 31 6D | 2R 8/56 26D | 12R 38/180 46/236 19.5
2006 33 5D | 2R 7/56 28D | 10R 38/180 45/236 19.1
2005 33 5D | 2R 7/56 27D | 11R 38/180 45/236 19.1
2004 25 11D | 2R 13/56 28D | 11R 39/180 52/236 21.6
2003 26 11D | 2R 13/56 29D | 10R 39/180 52/236 22.0
2002 30 9D | 1R 10/56 28D | 11R 39/180 49/236 20.8
2001 31 9D | 1R 10/56 28D | 12R 40/180 50/236 21.2
2000 31 10D | 1R 11/56 25D | 10R 35/180 46/236 19.5
1999 32 9D | 1R 10/56 25D | 10R 35/180 45/236 19.1
1998 37 6D | 1R 7/56 24D | 9R 33/180 40/236 16.9
1997 36 6D | 1R 7/56 24D | 9R 33/180 40/236 16.9
1996 32 6D | 2R 8/56 25D | 11R 36/180 44/236 18.6
1995 32 6D | 2R 8/56 25D | 11R 36/180 44/236 18.6
1994 33 4D | 2R 6/56 24D | 11R 35/180 41/236 17.4
1993 32 4D | 2R 6/56 23D | 11R 34/180 40/236 16.9
1992 34 2D | 1R 3/56 25D | 5R 30/180 33/236 14.0
1991 34 2D | 1R 3/56 25D | 5R 30/180 33/236 14.0
1990 41 1D | 1R 2/56 18D | 4R 22/180 24/236 10.2
1989 40 1D | 1R 2/56 18D | 4R 22/180 24/236 10.2
1988 35 1D | 1R 2/56 19D | 5R 24/180 26/236 11.0
1987 35 1D | 1R 2/56 19D | 5R 24/180 26/236 11.0
1986 37 2D | 0R 2/56 17D | 4R 21/180 23/236 9.7
1985 37 2D | 0R 2/56 17D | 4R 21/180 23/236 9.7
1984 38 2D | 0R 2/56 14D | 3R 17/180 19/236 8.1
1983 39 2D | 0R 2/56 14D | 3R 17/180 19/236 8.1
1981 39 2D | 0R 2/56 12D | 3R 15/180 17/236 7.2
1979 38 1D | 0R 1/56 12D | 3R 15/180 16/236 6.8
1977 40 1D | 0R 1/56 10D | 1R 12/180 11/236 5.1
1975 38 1D | 0R 1/56 7D | 2R 9/180 10/236 4.2