Pennsylvania

Current Numbers

Congress
4
(4D)
20% of 20 seats

(2 Senate, 18 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
1
(1R)
20% of 5 seats
State Legislature
74
(40D, 34R)
29.2% of 253 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Madeleine Dean D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Chrissy Houlahan D U.S. Representative 2019-present
Mary Gay Scanlon D U.S. Representative 2018-present Scanlon won a special election to fill a partial term vacancy caused by a resignation on 11/6/18. She was elected to also serve a full term.
Susan Ellis Wild D U.S. Representative 2018-present Wild won a special election to fill a partial term vacancy caused by a resignation on 11/6/18. She was elected to also serve a full term.
Allyson Schwartz D U.S. Representative 2005-2014
Kathy Dahlkemper D U.S. Representative 2009-2010
Melissa Hart R U.S. Representative 2001-2006
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky D U.S. Representative 1993-1994
Kathryn E. Granahan D U.S. Representative 1956-1962 Granahan concurrently won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband and a regular election.
Vera Buchanan D U.S. Representative 1953-1955
Vera Buchanan D U.S. Representative 1951-1952 Buchanan won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she was subsequently re-elected.
Veronica Grace Boland D U.S. Representative 1942-1942 Boland won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Stacy L. Garrity R Treasurer 2021-present
Kathleen Kane D Attorney General 2013-2016
Linda P. Kelly R Attorney General 2011-2012 Kelly was appointed in 2011.
Robin Wiessmann D Treasurer 2007-2008
Catherine Baker Knoll D Lt. Governor 2003-2008
Barbara Hafer D Treasurer 1997-2004 Hafer was elected as a Republican, and changed to a Democrat in 5/2004.
Barbara Hafer R Auditor 1989-1996
Catherine Baker Knoll D Treasurer 1989-1996
Grace McCalmont D Treasurer 1969-1976
Grace McCalmont D Auditor 1965-1968
Genevieve Blatt D Secretary of Internal Affairs 1955-1966
Grace McCalmont D Treasurer 1961-1964
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 31 8D | 6R 14/50 32D | 28R 60/203 74/253 29.2
2021 31 8D | 6R 14/50 32D | 29R 61/203 75/253 29.6
2020 31 7D | 6R 13/50 31D | 24R 55/203 68/253 26.9
2019 32 7D | 6R 13/50 30D | 23R 53/203 66/253 26.1
2018 39 3D | 4R 7/50 21D | 21R 42/203 49/253 19.4
2017 39 3D | 4R 7/50 19D | 21R 40/203 47/253 18.6
2016 40 4D | 5R 9/50 15D | 23R 38/203 47/253 18.6
2015 39 4D | 5R 9/50 15D | 23R 38/203 47/253 18.6
2014 38 4D | 3R 7/50 16D | 21R 37/203 44/253 17.4
2013 38 5D | 3R 8/50 16D | 21R 37/203 45/253 17.8
2012 42 5D | 5R 10/50 14D | 19R 33/203 43/253 17
2011 42 5D | 6R 11/50 14D | 19R 33/203 44/253 17.4
2010 46 4D | 6R 10/50 11D | 18R 29/203 39/253 15.4
2009 46 4D | 6R 10/50 11D | 16R 27/203 37/253 14.6
2008 44 5D | 5R 10/50 11D | 16R 27/203 37/253 14.6
2007 44 5D | 5R 10/50 11D | 16R 27/203 37/253 14.6
2006 47 5D | 4R 9/50 9D | 16R 25/203 34/253 13.4
2005 46 5D | 4R 9/50 9D | 16R 25/203 34/253 13.4
2004 45 5D | 3R 8/50 10D | 18R 28/203 36/253 14.2
2003 45 5D | 3R 8/50 10D | 17R 27/203 35/253 13.8
2002 44 5D | 3R 8/50 12D | 15R 27/203 35/253 13.8
2001 44 5D | 3R 8/50 12D | 15R 27/203 35/253 13.8
2000 45 4D | 3R 7/50 12D | 13R 25/203 32/253 12.6
1999 45 4D | 3R 7/50 12D | 13R 25/203 32/253 12.6
1998 46 3D | 3R 6/50 12D | 13R 25/203 31/253 12.3
1997 46 3D | 3R 6/50 12D | 13R 25/203 31/253 12.3
1996 45 3D | 1R 4/50 12D | 14R 26/203 30/253 11.9
1995 44 3D | 1R 4/50 12D | 14R 26/203 30/253 11.9
1994 46 3D | 1R 4/50 14D | 10R 24/203 28/253 11.1
1993 46 3D | 1R 4/50 12D | 10R 21/203 25/253 9.9
1992 44 3D | 1R 4/50 10D | 11R 21/203 25/253 9.9
1991 44 3D | 1R 4/50 10D | 11R 21/203 25/253 9.9
1990 46 2D | 0R 2/50 6D | 8R 14/203 16/253 6.3
1989 46 2D | 0R 2/50 6D | 8R 14/203 16/253 6.3
1988 45 2D | 0R 2/50 4D | 9R 13/203 15/253 5.9
1987 46 2D | 0R 2/50 4D | 9R 13/203 15/253 5.9
1986 48 2D | 0R 2/50 3D | 8R 11/203 13/253 5.1
1985 48 2D | 0R 2/50 3D | 8R 11/203 13/253 5.1
1984 48 1D | 0R 1/50 2D | 7R 9/203 10/253 4
1983 48 1D | 0R 1/50 2D | 7R 9/203 10/253 4
1981 45 1D | 0R 1/50 1D | 9R 10/203 11/253 4.7
1979 43 1D | 0R 1/50 2D | 7R 9/203 10/253 4
1977 43 1D | 0R 1/50 6D | 3R 9/203 10/253 4
1975 43 0D | 0R 1/50 3D | 4R 7/203 8/253 3.2