Louisiana

Current Numbers

Congress
1
(1R)
12.5% of 8 seats

(2 Senate, 6 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
0
0% of 7 seats
State Legislature
28
(12D, 16R)
19.4% of 144 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Julia Letlow R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Mary Landrieu D U.S. Senator 1997-2014
Corinne "Lindy" Boggs D U.S. Representative 1973-1990 Boggs won a special election to replace her husband and was subsequently re-elected.
Catherine Long D U.S. Representative 1985-1986 Long won a special election to fill a vacancy.
Elaine Edwards D U.S. Senator 1972-1972 Edwards was appointed by the governor, who was her husband, to fill a vacancy.
Rose McConnell Long D U.S. Senator 1936-1936 McConnell Long was appointed and then won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Kathleen B. Blanco D Governor 2004-2007
Kathleen B. Blanco D Lt. Governor 1996-2003
Suzanne Haik Terrell R Election Commissioner 2000-2003
Mary Landrieu D Treasurer 1987-1995 Landrieu simultaneously won a special election to complete an unexpired term and a regular election.
Melinda Schwegmann D Lt. Governor 1992-1995
Mary Evelyn Parker D Treasurer 1968-1986 Parker retired in January 1987.
Ellen Bryan Moore D Land Commissioner 1960-1975
Lucille May Grace D Land Commissioner 1956-1957 Grace was initially appointed to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her father; she died while serving in office in 1957.
Ellen Bryan Moore D Land Commissioner 1952-1955
Lucille May Grace D Land Commissioner 1931-1951
Alice Lee Grosjean D Secretary of State 1930-1930 Grosjean was appointed to fill a vacancy.
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 44 2D | 3R 5/39 10D | 13R 23/105 28/144 19.4
2021 44 3D | 3R 6/39 9D | 13R 22/105 28/144 19.4
2020 44 3D | 3R 6/39 8D | 12R 20/105 26/144 18.1
2019 47 3D | 2R 5/39 8D | 9R 17/105 22/144 15.3
2018 45 3D | 2R 5/39 7D | 10R 17/105 22/144 14.6
2017 44 3D | 2R 5/39 8D | 9R 17/105 22/144 15.3
2016 44 3D | 2R 5/39 9D | 9R 18/105 23/144 15.3
2015 50 3D | 1R 4/39 9D | 4R 13/105 17/144 12.5
2014 50 3D | 1R 4/39 9D | 5R 14/105 18/144 12.5
2013 50 3D | 1R 4/39 9D | 5R 14/105 18/144 11.8
2012 49 3D | 1R 4/39 8D | 4R 12/105 16/144 11.1
2011 44 6D | 2R 8/39 10D | 5R 15/105 23/144 16.0
2010 44 8D | 2R 10/39 10D | 5R 15/105 25/144 16.0
2009 44 6D | 2R 8/39 9D | 5R 14/105 22/144 16.0
2008 43 8D | 2R 10/39 9D | 5R 14/105 24/144 15.3
2007 38 5D | 2R 7/39 13D | 5R 18/105 25/144 17.4
2006 36 5D | 2R 7/39 14D | 5R 19/105 26/144 17.4
2005 34 5D | 2R 7/39 14D | 5R 19/105 26/144 17.4
2004 39 5D | 1R 6/39 14D | 5R 19/105 24/144 16.7
2003 42 3D | 0R 3/39 15D | 6R 21/105 23/144 16.0
2002 38 2D | 0R 2/39 13D | 7R 23/105 22/144 16.0
2001 39 3D | 0R 3/39 14D | 6R 20/105 22/144 16.0
2000 39 3D | 0R 3/39 14D | 6R 20/105 23/144 16.0
1999 43 1D | 0R 1/39 13D | 6R 19/105 20/144 13.9
1998 46 2D | 0R 2/39 14D | 2R | 1Ind 16/105 17/144 11.8
1997 47 2D | 0R 2/39 13D | 2R | 1Ind 15/105 16/144 11.8
1996 47 2D | 0R 2/39 11D | 2R | 1Ind 13/105 14/144 11.1
1995 48 2D | 0R 2/39 10D | 2R 12/105 16/144 9.7
1994 47 2D | 0R 2/39 9D | 2R 11/105 13/144 9.0
1993 48 1D | 0R 1/39 11D | 2R 13/105 14/144 7.6
1992 47 1D | 0R 1/39 9D | 2R 11/105 12/144 6.9
1991 50 1D | 0R 1/39 3D | 0R 3/105 4/144 2.8
1990 50 0D | 0R 0/39 3D | 0R 3/105 3/144 2.1
1989 50 0D | 0R 0/39 3D | 0R 3/105 3/144 2.1
1988 50 0D | 0R 0/39 4D | 0R 3/105 3/144 2.8
1987 49 0D | 0R 0/39 5D | 0R 5/105 6/144 4.2
1986 49 0D | 0R 0/39 6D | 0R 6/105 6/144 3.5
1985 49 0D | 0R 0/39 5D | 0R 5/105 5/144 3.5
1984 49 0D | 0R 0/39 5D | 0R 5/105 5/144 3.5
1983 49 0D | 0R 0/39 3D | 0R 3/105 3/144 2.1
1981 49 0D | 0R 0/39 3D | 0R 3/105 3/144 1.4
1979 49 1D | 0R 1/39 1D | 0R 1/105 2/144 1.4
1977 49 1D | 0R 1/39 1D | 0R 2/105 2/144 1.4
1975 49 0D | 0R 0/39 0D | 0R 2/105 2/144 1.4