Minnesota

Current Numbers

Congress
6
(5D, 1R)
60% of 10 seats

(2 Senate, 8 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
2
(2D)
40% of 5 seats
State Legislature
72
(52D, 20R)
35.8% of 201 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Tina Smith D/DFL U.S. Senator 2018-present Smith was appointed to fill a vacancy.
Amy Klobuchar D/DFL U.S. Senator 2007-present
Angela D. Craig D/DFL U.S. Representative 2019-present
Michelle L. Fischbach R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Betty McCollum D/DFL U.S. Representative 2001-present
Ilhan Omar D/DFL U.S. Representative 2019-present
Michele Bachmann R U.S. Representative 2007-2014
Muriel Buck Humphrey D U.S. Senator 1978-1978 Humphrey was appointed by the governor to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Coya Knutson D U.S. Representative 1955-1958
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Julie Blaha D/DFL Auditor 2019-present
Peggy Flanagan D/DFL Lt. Governor 2019-present
Michelle L. Fischbach R Lt. Governor 2018-2018 Fischbach was appointed to fill the vacancy of Tina Smith who was appointed to the Senate.
Rebecca Otto D/DFL Auditor 2007-2018
Lori R. Swanson D/DFL Attorney General 2007-2018
Tina Smith D/DFL Lt. Governor 2015-2017
Yvonne Prettner Solon D/DFL Lt. Governor 2011-2014
Carol L. Molnau R Lt. Governor 2003-2010
Patricia Anderson R Auditor 2003-2006
Mary Kiffmeyer R Secretary of State 1999-2006
Judi Dutcher D/DFL Auditor 2000-2002
Carol Johnson D Treasurer 1999-2002
Mae Schunk Lt. Governor 1999-2002
Judi Dutcher R Auditor 1995-2000
Joan Anderson Growe D Secretary of State 1975-1998
Joanell Dyrstad Lt. Governor 1991-1994
Marlene Johnson D Lt. Governor 1983-1990
Virginia Holm R Secretary of State 1952-1954 Holm was initially appointed by the governor in 1952 to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she subsequently won a special election to complete the term and was later re-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 12 14D / 7R / -I 21/67 38D / 13R 51/134 72/201 35.8
2021 12 14D / 7R / -I 21/67 38D / 13R 51/134 72/201 35.8
2020 17 10D / 6R / -I 16/67 35D / 13R 48/134 64/201 31.8
2019 21 10D / 6R / -I 16/67 34D / 13R 47/134 63/201 31.3
2018 11 10D / 6R / -I 16/67 28D / 20R 48/134 64/201 31.8
2017 9 9D / 7R / -I 16/67 28D / 21R 49/134 50/201 24.9
2016 5 15D / 8R / -I 23/67 26D / 18R 44/134 67/201 33.3
2015 5 15D / 8R / -I 23/67 26D / 18R 44/134 67/201 33.3
2014 4 15D / 8R / -I 23/67 28D / 17R 45/134 68/201 33.8
2013 4 15D / 8R / -I 23/67 28D / 17R 45/134 68/201 33.8
2012 5 11D / 10R / -I 21/67 27D / 18R 45/134 66/201 32.8
2011 6 12D / 10R / -I 22/67 26D / 18R 44/134 66/201 32.8
2010 4 19D / 8R / -I 27/67 32D / 10R 42/134 69/201 34.3
2009 4 19D / 8R / -I 27/67 32D / 10R 42/134 69/201 34.3
2008 5 19D / 8R / -I 27/67 34D / 8R 42/134 69/201 34.3
2007 3 18D / 9R / -I 27/67 34D / 8R 42/134 69/201 34.3
2006 10 13D / 12R / 1I 26/67 26D / 11R 37/134 62/201 30.8
2005 13 12D / 12R / 1I 25/67 26D / 11R 37/134 62/201 30.8
2004 17 11D / 11R / I 23/67 16D / 16R 32/134 55/201 27.4
2003 15 11D / 11R / 1I 23/67 16D / 16R 32/134 55/201 27.4
2002 10 12D / 11R / -I 23/67 21D / 13R 34/134 57/201 28.4
2001 12 12D / 11R / -I 23/67 22D / 13R 35/134 58/201 28.9
2000 11 15D / 8R / -I 23/67 19D / 13R 32/134 57/201 28.4
1999 11 14D / 8R / -I 22/67 20D / 15R 35/134 57/201 28.4
1998 6 14D / 8R / -I 22/67 26D / 15R 41/134 62/201 30.8
1997 6 14D / 8R / -I 22/67 26D / 14R 40/134 62/201 30.8
1996 13 11D / 8R / -I 19/67 19D / 13R 32/134 51/201 25.4
1995 13 11D / 7R / -I 18/67 19D / 13R 32/134 50/201 24.9
1994 10 12D / 8R / -I 20/67 24D / 9R 33/134 53/201 26.4
1993 10 12D / 8R / -I 20/67 24D / 9R 33/134 53/201 26.4
1992 17 9D / 5R / -I 14/67 18D / 10R 28/134 42/201 20.9
1991 17 9D / 5R / -I 14/67 19D / 10R 29/134 43/201 21.4
1990 21 6D / 4R / -I 10/67 18D / 9R 27/134 37/201 18.4
1989 19 6D / 4R / -I 10/67 18D / 9R 27/134 37/201 18.4
1988 26 6D / 4R / -I 10/67 16D / 6R 22/134 32/201 15.9
1987 26 6D / 3R / -I 9/67 16D / 6R 22/134 31/201 15.4
1986 26 5D / 4R / -I 9/67 13D / 7R 20/134 29/201 14.4
1985 26 5D / 4R / -I 9/67 13D / 7R 20/134 29/201 14.4
1984 18 5D / 4R / -I 9/67 14D / 5R 19/134 28/201 13.9
1983 19 5D / 4R / -I 9/67 14D / 5R 19/134 28/201 13.9
1981 19 3D / 2R / -I 5/67 14D / 5R 19/134 24/201 11.9
1979 24 2D / 2R / -I 4/67 11D / 4R 15/134 19/201 9.5
1977 33 1D / 2R / -I 3/67 9D / 1R 10/134 13/201 6.5
1975 40 -D / 1R / -I 1/67 6D / 1R 7/134 8/201 4.0