Mississippi

Current Numbers

Congress
1
(1R)
16.7% of 6 seats

(2 Senate, 4 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
1
(1R)
12.5% of 8 seats
State Legislature
26
(12D, 14R)
14.9% of 174 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Cindy Hyde-Smith R U.S. Senator 2018-present Hyde-Smith was appointed to fill a vacancy caused by a resignation and was subsequently elected in a special election on 11/27/18.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Lynn Fitch R Attorney General 2020-present
Lynn Fitch R Treasurer 2012-2019
Cindy Hyde-Smith R Agriculture 2012-2018
Amy Tuck R Lt. Governor 2002-2007
Amy Tuck D Lt. Governor 2000-2002
Evelyn E. Gandy D Lt. Governor 1976-1979
Evelyn E. Gandy D Insurance Commissioner 1972-1975
Evelyn E. Gandy D Treasurer 1968-1971
Evelyn E. Gandy D Treasurer 1960-1963
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 48 3D | 7R 10/52 9D | 7R 16/122 26/174 14.9
2021 49 3D | 7R 10/52 10D | 7R 17/122 27/174 15.5
2020 46 4D | 7R 11/52 10D | 7R 17/122 28/174 16.1
2019 49 4D | 5R 9/52 8D | 7R 15/122 24/174 13.8
2018 48 4D | 5R 9/52 10D | 7R 17/122 26/174 14.9
2017 46 4D | 5R 9/52 10D | 7R 17/122 26/174 14.9
2016 50 4D | 5R 9/52  9D | 5R 14/122 23/174 13.2
2015 41 2D | 6R 8/52 16D | 6R 22/122 30/174 17.2
2014 40 2D | 6R 8/52 16D | 6R 22/122 30/174 17.2
2013 38 2D | 6R 8/52 16D | 7R 23/122 31/174 17.8
2012 44 1D | 6R 7/52 15D | 6R 21/122 28/174 16.1
2011 45 3D | 2R 5/52 17D | 4R 21/122 26/174 14.9
2010 47 3D | 1R 4/52 17D | 4R 21/122 25/174 14.4
2009 47 3D | 1R 4/52 17D | 4R 21/122 25/174 14.4
2008 45 3D | 1R 4/52 17D | 4R 21/122 25/174 14.4
2007 46 4D | 1R 5/52 15D | 4R 19/122 24/174 13.8
2006 46 4D | 0R 4/52 15D | 5R 20/122 24/174 13.8
2005 47 4D | 0R 4/52 13D | 5R 18/122 22/174 12.6
2004 47 4D | 0R 4/52 13D | 5R 18/122 22/174 12.6
2003 46 6D | 0R 6/52 12D | 4R 16/122 22/174 12.6
2002 46 6D | 0R 6/52 12D | 4R 16/122 22/174 12.6
2001 46 6D | 0R 6/52 12D | 4R 16/122 22/174 12.6
2000 46 6D | 0R 6/52 12D | 4R 16/122 22/174 12.6
1999 46 3D | 0R 3/52 14D | 4R 18/122 21/174 12.1
1998 44 3D | 0R 3/52 15D | 4R 19/122 22/174 12.6
1997 45 3D | 0R 3/52 15D | 4R 19/122 22/174 12.6
1996 46 3D | 0R 3/52 14D | 3R 17/122 20/174 11.5
1995 45 3D | 1R 4/52 14D | 2R 16/122 20/174 11.5
1994 43 3D | 1R 4/52 14D | 2R 16/122 20/174 11.5
1993 44 3D | 1R 4/52 13D | 2R 15/122 19/174 10.9
1992 48 2D | 1R 3/52 8D | 1R 9/122 12/174 6.9
1991 47 3D | 1R 4/52 8D | 0R 8/122 12/174 6.9
1990 48 2D | 1R 3/52 7D | 0R 7/122 10/174 5.7
1989 47 2D | 1R 3/52 7D | 0R 7/122 10/174 5.7
1988 48 2D | 1R 3/52 7D | 0R 7/122 10/174 5.7
1987 50 0D | 0R 0/52 4D | 0R 4/122 4/174 2.3
1986 48 0D | 0R 0/52 4D | 0R 4/122 4/174 2.3
1985 50 0D | 0R 0/52 4D | 0R 4/122 4/174 2.3
1984 50 0D | 0R 0/52 5D | 0R 5/122 5/174 2.9
1983 50 0D | 0R 0/52 3D | 0R 3/122 3/174 1.7
1981 50 0D | 0R 0/52 2D | 0R 2/122 2/174 1.1
1979 50 0D | 0R 0/52 0D | 0R 2/122 2/174 1.1
1977 50 0D | 0R 0/52 0D | 0R 2/122 2/174 1.1
1975 45 0D | 0R 1/52 0D | 0R 5/122 6/174 3.4