New Jersey

Current Numbers

Congress
2
(2D)
14.3% of 14 seats

(2 Senate, 12 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
1
(1D)
50% of 2 seats
State Legislature
41
(27D, 14R)
34.2% of 120 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Mikie Sherrill D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Bonnie Watson Coleman D U.S. Representative 2015-present
Marge Roukema R U.S. Representative 1981-2002
Millicent Fenwick R U.S. Representative 1975-1982
Helen S. Meyner D U.S. Representative 1975-1978
Florence P. Dwyer R U.S. Representative 1967-1972
Florence P. Dwyer R U.S. Representative 1957-1966
Mary Teresa Norton D U.S. Representative 1925-1950
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Sheila Y. Oliver D Lt. Governor 2018-present
Kimberly M. Guadagno R Lt. Governor 2010-2017
Christine Todd Whitman R Governor 1994-2001
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 18 7D | 3R 10/40 20D | 11R 31/80 41/120 34.2
2021 26 9D | 2R 11/40 19D | 7R 26/80 37/120 30.8
2020 20 9D | 1R 10/40 21D | 7R 28/80 38/120 31.7
2019 18 9D | 1R 10/40 21D | 7R 28/80 38/120 31.7
2018 14 8D | 2R 10/40 21D | 6R 27/80 37/120 30.8
2017 12 8D | 4R 12/40 18D | 7R 25/80 37/120 30.8
2016 11 8D | 3R 11/40 18D | 7R 25/80 36/120 30.0
2015 11 8D | 3R 11/40 16D | 10R 26/80 37/120 30.8
2014 9 8D | 3R 11/40 16D | 10R 26/80 37/120 30.8
2013 12 8D | 3R 11/40 15D | 9R 24/80 35/120 29.2
2012 10 8D | 3R 11/40 15D | 9R 24/80 35/120 29.2
2011 12 7D | 3R 10/40 15D | 9R 24/80 34/120 28.3
2010 15 7D | 3R 10/40 16D | 8R 24/80 34/120 28.3
2009 12 7D | 3R 10/40 19D | 9R 28/80 38/120 31.7
2008 14 7D | 2R 9/40 18D | 8R 26/80 35/120 29.2
2007 27 6D | 2R 8/40 13D | 5R 18/80 26/120 21.7
2006 31 5D | 2R 7/40 11D | 5R 16/80 23/120 19.2
2005 41 5D | 2R 7/40 10D | 3R 13/80 20/120 16.7
2004 43 4D | 2R 6/40 10D | 3R 13/80 19/120 15.8
2003 39 3D | 2R 5/40 10D | 5R 15/80 20/120 16.7
2002 40 3D | 2R 5/40 10D | 4R 14/80 19/120 15.8
2001 43 1D | 2R 3/40 10D | 6R 16/80 19/120 15.8
2000 42 1D | 2R 3/40 10D | 6R 16/80 19/120 15.8
1999 40 1D | 2R 3/40 9D | 7R 16/80 19/120 15.8
1998 39 2D | 2R 4/40 9D | 7R 16/80 20/120 16.7
1997 39 1D | 1R 2/40 8D | 9R 17/80 19/120 15.8
1996 37 1D | 1R 2/40 7D | 9R 16/80 18/120 15.0
1995 41 1D | 0R 1/40 6D | 9R 15/80 16/120 13.3
1994 42 1D | 0R 1/40 5D | 9R 14/80 15/120 12.5
1993 41 1D | 1R 2/40 3D | 11R 14/80 16/120 13.3
1992 40 1D | 1R 2/40 3D | 10R 13/80 15/120 12.5
1991 43 1D | 1R 2/40 4D | 7R 11/80 13/120 10.8
1990 38 1D | 1R 2/40 4D | 6R 10/80 12/120 10.0
1989 43 2D | 1R 3/40 2D | 6R 8/80 11/120 9.2
1988 40 2D | 1R 3/40 2D | 6R 8/80 11/120 9.2
1987 37 2D | 1R 3/40 2D | 7R 9/80 12/120 10.0
1986 36 2D | 1R 3/40 2D | 6R 8/80 11/120 9.2
1985 36 2D | 1R 3/40 4D | 5R 9/80 12/120 10.0
1984 35 2D | 1R 3/40 4D | 4R 8/80 11/120 9.2
1983 38 1D | 0R 1/40 4D | 3R 7/80 8/120 6.7
1981 40 1D | 0R 1/40 3D | 5R 8/80 9/120 7.5
1979 18 1D | 0R 1/40 10D | 2R 12/80 13/120 10.8
1977 25 3D | 0R 3/40 4D | 2R 6/80 9/120 7.5
1975 24 3D | 0R 3/40 5D | 1R 6/80 9/120 7.5