New York

Current Numbers

Congress
10
(7D, 3R)
34.5% of 29 seats

(2 Senate, 27 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
2
(2D)
50% of 4 seats
State Legislature
73
(65D, 8R)
34.3% of 213 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Kirsten E. Gillibrand D U.S. Senator 2009-present Gillibrand was appointed to fill a vacancy on 1/27/09.
Yvette D. Clarke D U.S. Representative 2013-present
Nicole Malliotakis R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Carolyn B. Maloney D U.S. Representative 1993-present
Grace Meng D U.S. Representative 2013-present
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Kathleen M. Rice D U.S. Representative 2015-present
Elise M. Stefanik R U.S. Representative 2015-present
Claudia Tenney R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Nydia M. Velazquez D U.S. Representative 1993-present Velazquez is the first Puerto Rican woman elected to Congress.
Nita M. Lowey D U.S. Representative 1989-2020
Claudia Tenney R U.S. Representative 2017-2018
Louise M. Slaughter D U.S. Representative 1987-2018
Carolyn McCarthy D U.S. Representative 1997-2014
Ann Marie Buerkle R U.S. Representative 2011-2012
Yvette D. Clarke D U.S. Representative 2007-2012
Nan Hayworth R U.S. Representative 2011-2012
Kathy C. Hochul D U.S. Representative 2011-2012 Hochul won a special election to fill a vacancy.
Kirsten E. Gillibrand D U.S. Representative 2007-2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton D U.S. Senator 2001-2009
Sue W. Kelly R U.S. Representative 1995-2006
Susan Molinari R U.S. Representative 1990-1997 Molinari won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by her father's resignation; she was subsequently re-elected. She resigned as of 8/1/97.
Geraldine A. Ferraro D U.S. Representative 1979-1984 Ferraro ran for vice president in 1984. She was the first woman on a major party's national ticket.
Shirley Chisholm D U.S. Representative 1969-1982 Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress.
Elizabeth Holtzman D U.S. Representative 1973-1980
Bella S. Abzug D U.S. Representative 1973-1976
Bella S. Abzug D U.S. Representative 1971-1972
Edna F. Kelly D U.S. Representative 1949-1968 Kelly initially won a special election to fill a vacancy and was subsequently re-elected.
Katharine St. George R U.S. Representative 1963-1964
Katharine St. George R U.S. Representative 1953-1962
Jessica M. Weis R U.S. Representative 1959-1962
Katharine St. George R U.S. Representative 1947-1952
Winifred C. Stanley R U.S. Representative 1943-1944
Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day D U.S. Representative 1935-1942
Marian W. Clarke R U.S. Representative 1933-1934 Clarke won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Ruth Baker Pratt R U.S. Representative 1929-1933
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Kathy C. Hochul D Governor 2021-present
Letitia A. James D Attorney General 2019-present
Kathy C. Hochul D Lt. Governor 2015-2021
Barbara D. Underwood D Attorney General 2018-2018 Underwood was appointed acting Attorney General in 2018.
Mary O. Donohue R Lt. Governor 1999-2006
Elizabeth McCaughey Ross D Lt. Governor 1995-1998
Mary Anne Krupsak D Lt. Governor 1975-1978
Florence E.S. Knapp R Secretary of State 1925-1926
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 17 14D | 5R 19/63 51D | 3R 54/150 73/213 34.3
2021 14 14D | 5R 19/63 52D | 4R 56/150 75/213 35.2
2020 18 14D | 5R 19/63 44D | 4R 48/150 67/213 31.5
2019 15 14D | 5R 19/63 46D | 4R 50/150 69/213 32.4
2018 19 8D | 7R 15/63 42D | 3R 45/150 60/213 20.2
2017 20 7D | 7R 14/63 42D | 3R 45/150 59/213 27.7
2016 20 6D | 5R 11/63 37D | 5R | 1WFP 43/150 54/213 25.4
2015 20 7D | 5R 12/63 36D | 5R | 1WFP 42/150 54/213 25.8
2014 33 7D | 4R 11/63 29D | 5R 34/150 45/213 21.1
2013 30 7D | 4R 11/63 31D | 5R 36/150 47/213 22.1
2012 31 8D | 3R 11/63 29D | 7R 36/150 47/213 22.2
2011 34 8D | 3R 11/62 30D | 7R 37/150 48/212 22.6
2010 24 8D | 2R 10/62 35D | 6R 42/150 52/212 24.5
2009 24 8D | 2R 10/62 37D | 6R 43/150 53/212 25.0
2008 23 8D | 3R 11/62 34D | 5R 40/150 51/212 23.6
2007 21 8D | 3R 11/62 34D | 5R 40/150 51/212 24.1
2006 25 7D | 3R 10/62 33D | 6R 39/150 49/212 23.1
2005 25 7D | 4R 11/62 31D | 8R 39/150 47/212 23.6
2004 24 6D | 5R 11/62 29D | 8R 37/150 48/212 22.6
2003 25 6D | 5R 11/62 29D | 8R 37/150 48/212 22.6
2002 29 8D | 3R 11/61 25D | 9R 34/150 45/211 21.3
2001 29 7D | 3R 10/61 26D | 10R 36/150 46/211 21.8
2000 27 6D | 3R 9/61 26D | 10R 36/150 45/211 21.3
1999 30 6D | 3R 9/61 26D | 10R 36/150 45/211 21.3
1998 28 7D | 1R 8/61 25D | 10R 35/150 43/211 20.4
1997 29 7D | 1R 8/61 23D | 8R 31/150 39/211 18.5
1996 34 8D | 1R 9/61 21D | 8R 29/150 38/211 19.0
1995 34 8D | 1R 9/61 21D | 10R 31/150 40/211 19.0
1994 30 7D | 0R 7/61 21D | 9R | 1Ind 30/150 37/211 17.5
1993 33 7D | 0R 7/61 20D | 9R 29/150 36/211 17.1
1992 38 5D | 1R 6/61 19D | 5R 24/150 30/211 14.2
1991 36 5D | 1R 6/61 18D | 5R 23/150 29/211 13.7
1990 37 5D | 1R 6/61 15D | 3R 18/150 24/211 11.4
1989 37 5D | 1R 6/61 15D | 3R 18/150 24/211 11.4
1988 36 4D | 1R 5/61 15D | 2R 17/150 22/211 10.4
1987 36 4D | 1R 5/61 15D | 2R 17/150 22/211 10.4
1986 34 4D | 1R 5/61 16D | 2R 18/150 23/211 10.9
1985 33 4D | 1R 5/61 17D | 2R 19/150 24/211 11.4
1984 31 4D | 1R 5/61 15D | 2R 17/150 22/211 10.4
1983 33 4D | 1R 5/61 15D | 2R 17/150 22/211 10.4
1981 33 3D | 1R 4/60 9D | 5R 14/150 18/210 8.6
1979 39 3D | 1R 4/60 5D | 4R 9/150 13/210 6.2
1977 43 3D | 0R 3/60 5D | 1R 6/150 9/210 4.3
1975 36 3D | 0R 3/60 5D | 2R 7/150 10/210 4.8