Iowa

Current Numbers

Congress
4
(1D, 3R)
66.7% of 6 seats

(2 Senate, 4 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
1
(1R)
14.3% of 7 seats
State Legislature
43
(28D, 15R)
28.7% of 150 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Joni Ernst R U.S. Senator 2015-present
Cindy Axne D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Ashley Hinson R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Mariannette Miller-Meeks R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Abby Finkenauer D U.S. Representative 2019-2020
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Kimberly Reynolds R Governor 2017-present Reynolds was appointed to fill a vacancy.
Mary Mosiman R Auditor 2013-2018 Mosiman was appointed to fill a vacancy.
Kimberly Reynolds R Lt. Governor 2011-2017
Patty Judge D Lt. Governor 2007-2010
Patty Judge D Agriculture 1999-2006
Sally Pederson D Lt. Governor 1999-2006
Joy Corning R Lt. Governor 1991-1998
Elaine Baxter D Secretary of State 1987-1994
Bonnie Campbell D Attorney General 1991-1994
Jo Ann Zimmerman D Lt. Governor 1987-1990
Mary Jane Odell R Secretary of State 1980-1986 Odell was initially appointed to fill a vacancy; she was subsequently elected to a full term.
Jessie M. Parker R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1939-1954
Agnes Samuelson R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1927-1938
Ola Miller D Secretary of State 1933-1937 Miller died while in office in 1937.
May E. Francis R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1923-1926
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 32 7D | 5R 12/50 21D | 10R 31/100 43/150 28.7
2021 32 7D | 5R 12/50 21D | 10R 31/100 43/150 28.7
2020 25 6D | 5R 11/50 23D | 10R 33/100 44/150 29.3
2019 25 6D | 5R 11/50 23D | 10R 33/100 44/150 29.3
2018 31 5D | 2R 7/50 19D | 9R 28/100 35/150 22.3
2017 28 5D | 1R 6/50 19D | 9R 28/100 34/150 22.7
2016 31 6D | 1R 7/50 21D | 6R 27/100 34/150 22.7
2015 29 6D | 1R 7/50 21D | 6R 27/100 34/150 22.7
2014 27 6D | 3R 9/50 19D | 6R 25/100 34/150 23.3
2013 27 6D | 4R 10/50 19D | 6R 26/100 36/150 23.3
2012 33 4D | 3R 7/50 16D | 8R 24/100 31/150 21.3
2011 32 5D | 4R 9/50 16D | 8R 24/100 33/150 21.3
2010 27 6D | 2R 8/50 19D | 7R 26/100 34/150 23.3
2009 26 6D | 3R 9/50 19D | 7R 26/100 35/150 23.3
2008 26 3D | 3R 6/50 18D | 10R 28/100 34/150 22.7
2007 25 3D | 3R 6/50 18D | 10R 28/100 34/150 22.7
2006 30 1D | 4R 5/50 16D | 8R 24/100 29/150 20.0
2005 29 1D | 4R 5/50 16D | 9R 25/100 30/150 20.0
2004 26 1D | 7R 8/50 16D | 9R 25/100 33/150 21.3
2003 27 1D | 6R 7/50 16D | 9R 25/100 32/150 21.3
2002 27 3D | 7R 10/50 13D | 10R 23/100 33/150 22.0
2001 27 3D | 8R 11/50 12D | 10R 22/100 33/150 22.0
2000 29 4D | 7R 11/50 11D | 11R 22/100 33/150 20.7
1999 27 4D | 7R 11/50 10D | 11R 21/100 32/150 21.3
1998 26 5D | 7R 12/50 10D | 10R 20/100 32/150 21.3
1997 26 5D | 7R 12/50 10D | 10R 20/100 32/150 21.3
1996 35 4D | 6R 10/50 7D | 10R 17/100 27/150 18.0
1995 35 4D | 6R 10/50 7D | 10R 17/100 27/150 18.0
1994 38 4D | 4R 8/50 8D | 7R 15/100 23/150 15.3
1993 37 4D | 2R 6/50 8D | 8R 16/100 22/150 14.7
1992 32 4D | 2R 6/50 12D | 5R 17/100 23/150 14.7
1991 31 4D | 2R 6/50 12D | 5R 17/100 23/150 14.7
1990 24 3D | 2R 5/50 13D | 6R 19/100 24/150 16.7
1989 24 3D | 3R 6/50 13D | 6R 19/100 25/150 16.7
1988 29 2D | 2R 4/50 11D | 7R 18/100 22/150 14.7
1987 29 2D | 2R 4/50 11D | 7R 18/100 22/150 14.7
1986 24 1D | 2R 3/50 13D | 6R 19/100 22/150 14.7
1985 24 1D | 2R 3/50 13D | 6R 19/100 22/150 14.7
1984 30 0D | 1R 1/50 11D | 5R 16/100 17/150 11.3
1983 31 0D | 1R 1/50 11D | 5R 16/100 17/150 11.3
1981 17 0D | 2R 2/50 7D | 9R 16/100 18/150 12.0
1979 18 1D | 3R 4/50 3D | 8R 11/100 15/150 10.0
1977 14 2D | 2R 4/50 6D | 7R 13/100 17/150 11.3
1975 17 2D | 2R 4/50 6D | 4R 10/100 14/150 9.3