Maryland

Current Numbers

Congress
0
0% of 10 seats

(2 Senate, 8 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
0
0% of 4 seats
State Legislature
82
(71D, 11R)
43.6% of 188 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Donna F. Edwards D U.S. Representative 2008-2016 Edwards won a special election in 2008.
Barbara A. Mikulski D U.S. Senator 1987-2016
Constance A Morella R U.S. Representative 1987-2002
Helen Delich Bentley R U.S. Representative 1985-1994
Beverly B. Byron D U.S. Representative 1979-1992 Beverly B. Byron is the daughter-in-law of Katharine Edgar Byron.
Marjorie S. Holt R U.S. Representative 1973-1986
Barbara A. Mikulski D U.S. Representative 1977-1986
Gladys Noon Spellman D U.S. Representative 1975-1981
Katharine Byron D U.S. Representative 1941-1942 Byron 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
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend D Lt. Governor 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 5 13D | 2R 15/47 58D | 9R 67/141 82/188 43.6
2021 7 13D | 2R 15/47 57D | 9R 66/141 81/188 43.1
2020 6 13D | 2R 15/47 56D | 8R 61/141 76/188 40.4
2019 7 13D | 2R 15/47 51D | 7R 58/141 72/188 38.3
2018 8 10D | 3R 13/47 39D | 11R 50/141 63/188 33.5
2017 10 9D | 2R 11/47 38D | 11R 49/141 60/188 31.9
2016 7 11D | 2R 13/47 35D | 11R 46/141 59/188 31.4
2015 8 11D | 2R 13/47 36D | 11R 47/141 60/188 31.9
2014 10 10D | 1R 11/47 33D | 12R 45/141 56/188 29.8
2013 8 10D | 1R 11/47 34D | 12R 46/141 57/188 30.3
2012 8 10D | 1R 11/47 34D | 12R 46/141 57/188 30.3
2011 8 10D | 1R 11/47 34D | 12R 46/141 57/188 30.3
2010 10 9D | 1R 10/47 37D | 10R 49/141 59/188 31.4
2009 10 9D | 1R 10/47 38D | 10R 47/141 57/188 30.3
2008 9 10D | 2R 12/47 37D | 10R 47/141 59/188 31.4
2007 8 10D | 2R 12/47 37D | 10R 47/141 59/188 31.4
2006 1 12D | 3R 15/47 38D | 12R 50/141 65/188 34.6
2005 1 12D | 3R 15/47 38D | 12R 50/141 65/188 34.6
2004 2 12D | 3R 15/47 36D | 11R 47/141 62/188 33.0
2003 3 12D | 4R 16/47 35D | 11R 46/141 62/188 33.0
2002 11 7D | 3R 10/47 38D | 10R 48/141 58/188 30.9
2001 10 7D | 2R 9/47 38D | 9R 47/141 56/188 29.8
2000 10 7D | 2R 9/47 37D | 9R 46/141 46/188 24.5
1999 10 7D | 2R 9/47 37D | 9R 46/141 55/188 29.3
1998 8 6D | 0R 6/47 34D | 10R 44/141 46/188 24.5
1997 8 7D | 1R 8/47 38D | 11R 49/141 57/188 30.3
1996 8 6D | 1R 7/47 37D | 11R 48/141 55/188 29.3
1995 8 6D | 1R 7/47 36D | 11R 47/141 54/188 28.7
1994 16 10D | 0R 10/47 31D | 5R 36/141 46/188 24.5
1993 15 10D | 0R 10/47 31D | 5R 36/141 46/188 24.5
1992 14 9D | 0R 9/47 30D | 5R 35/141 44/188 23.4
1991 12 9D | 0R 9/47 30D | 5R 35/141 44/188 23.4
1990 12 8D | 1R 9/47 29D | 4R 33/141 42/188 22.3
1989 12 7D | 1R 8/47 30D | 4R 34/141 42/188 22.3
1988 12 6D | 0R 6/47 30D | 4R 34/141 40/188 21.3
1987 12 6D | 0R 6/47 29D | 4R 33/141 39/188 20.7
1986 11 3D | 0R 3/47 30D | 4R 34/141 37/188 19.7
1985 11 3D | 0R 3/47 29D | 4R 33/141 36/188 19.1
1984 11 3D | 0R 3/47 30D | 4R 34/141 37/188 19.7
1983 10 3D | 0R 3/47 30D | 4R 34/141 37/188 19.7
1981 12 3D | 0R 3/47 21D | 3R 25/141 28/188 14.9
1979 9 3D | 0R 3/47 21D | 4R 25/141 28/188 14.9
1977 16 3D | 0R 3/47 16D | 2R 18/141 21/188 11.2
1975 15 3D | 0R 3/47 15D | 2R 17/141 20/188 10.6