Montana

Current Numbers

Congress
0
0% of 3 seats

(2 Senate, 1 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
3
(3R)
37.5% of 8 seats
State Legislature
49
(28D, 21R)
32.7% of 150 seats

150

Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Jeannette Rankin R U.S. Representative 1941-1942
Jeannette Rankin R U.S. Representative 1917-1919
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Elsie M. Arntzen R Superintendent of Public Instruction 2017-present
Christi Jacobsen R Secretary of State 2021-present
Kristen Juras R Lt. Governor 2021-present
Denise Juneau D Superintendent of Public Instruction 2009-2016
Monica J. Lindeen D Auditor 2009-2016
Linda H. McCulloch D Secretary of State 2009-2016
Angela McLean D Lt. Governor 2014-2015 Angela McLean was appointed in 2014.
Linda H. McCulloch D Superintendent of Public Instruction 2001-2008
Judy Martz R Governor 2001-2004
Nancy A. Keenan D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1989-2000
Judy Martz R Lt. Governor 1997-2000
Andrea Bennett R Auditor 1985-1992 Bennett was first elected under her maiden name of Andrea Hemstead. Montana's state auditor also serves as the insurance Commissioner.
Georgia Ruth Rice D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1977-1980
Dolores Colburg D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1969-1976
Hollis G. Connors R Treasurer 1973-1976
Harriet Miller D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1957-1968 Miller was a Republican; she switched parties in 1964.
Edna J. Hinman R Treasurer 1961-1964
Mary M. Condon D Superintendent of Public Instruction 1949-1956
Edna J. Hinman R Treasurer 1953-1956 Hinman was appointed in 1953.
Alta E. Fisher R Treasurer 1949-1952 Fisher was appointed in 1949.
Elizabeth Ireland R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1933-1948
May Trumper R Superintendent of Public Instruction 1917-1932
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 22 11D | 1R 12/50 17D | 20R 37/100 49/150 32.7
2021 20 11D | 1R 12/50 17D | 20R 37/100 49/150 32.7
2020 22 11D | 2R 13/50 22D | 11R 33/100 46/150 30.7
2019 22 11D | 2R 13/50 22D | 11R 33/100 46/150 30.7
2018 20 11D | 2R 13/50 21D | 8R 29/100 42/150 28.0
2017 17 12D | 2R 14/50 21D | 8R 29/100 43/150 28.7
2016 9 12D | 6R 18/50 21D | 8R 29/100 47/150 31.3
2015 9 12D | 6R 18/50 21D | 8R 29/100 47/150 31.3
2014 15 5D | 5R 10/50 22D | 8R 30/100 40/150 26.7
2013 17 5D | 5R 10/50 23D | 8R 31/100 41/150 27.3
2012 26 6D | 2R 8/50 19D | 9R 28/100 36/150 24.0
2011 24 6D | 2R 8/50 19D | 9R 28/100 36/150 24.0
2010 18 7D | 2R 9/50 23D | 6R 29/100 38/150 25.3
2009 18 7D | 2R 9/50 23D | 6R 29/100 38/150 25.3
2008 21 8D | 1R 9/50 20D | 8R 28/100 37/150 24.7
2007 19 8D | 1R 9/50 20D | 8R 28/100 37/150 24.7
2006 20 8D | 1R 9/50 20D | 8R 28/100 37/150 24.7
2005 20 7D | 1R 8/50 21D | 8R 29/100 37/150 24.7
2004 22 8D | 1R 9/50 18D | 10R 28/100 37/150 24.7
2003 21 8D | 1R 9/50 18D | 10R 28/100 37/150 24.7
2002 20 7D | 1R 8/50 15D | 12R 27/100 35/150 23.3
2001 23 7D | 1R 8/50 15D | 12R 27/100 35/150 23.3
2000 17 8D | 0R 8/50 20D | 11R 31/100 39/150 26.0
1999 19 8D | 0R 8/50 18D | 11R 29/100 37/150 24.7
1998 21 8D | 1R 9/50 15D | 11R 26/100 35/150 23.3
1997 21 8D | 1R 9/50 15D | 11R 26/100 35/150 23.3
1996 17 7D | 2R 9/50 11D | 16R 27/100 36/150 24.0
1995 17 7D | 2R 9/50 11D | 16R 27/100 36/150 24.0
1994 24 8D | 2R 10/50 14D | 8R 22/100 32/150 21.3
1993 25 7D | 2R 9/50 14D | 8R 22/100 31/150 20.7
1992 19 7D | 1R 8/50 18D | 5R 23/100 31/150 20.7
1991 19 7D | 1R 8/50 18D | 5R 23/100 31/150 20.7
1990 22 5D | 1R 6/50 16D | 5R 21/100 27/150 18.0
1989 21 5D | 1R 6/50 16D | 5R 21/100 27/150 18.0
1988 27 5D | 1R 6/50 13D | 4R 17/100 23/150 15.3
1987 27 5D | 1R 6/50 13D | 4R 17/100 23/150 15.3
1986 24 4D | 1R 5/50 13D | 4R 17/100 22/150 14.7
1985 24 4D | 1R 5/50 13D | 4R 17/100 22/150 14.7
1984 26 3D | 1R 4/50 11D | 4R 15/100 19/150 12.7
1983 25 3D | 1R 4/50 11D | 4R 15/100 19/150 12.7
1981 22 3D | 1R 4/50 6D | 7R 13/100 17/150 11.3
1979 22 1D | 0R 1/50 8D | 5R 13/100 14/150 9.3
1977 18 2D | 0R 2/50 8D | 4R 12/100 14/150 9.3
1975 17 3D | 1R 4/50 9D | 1R 10/100 14/150 9.3