Tennessee

Current Numbers

Congress
2
(2R)
18.2% of 11 seats

(2 Senate, 9 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
0
0% of 1 seats
State Legislature
20
(8D, 12R)
15.2% of 132 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Marsha Blackburn R U.S. Senator 2019-present
Diana Harshbarger R U.S. Representative 2021-present
Diane L. Black R U.S. Representative 2011-2018
Marsha Blackburn R U.S. Representative 2003-2018
Marilyn Lloyd D U.S. Representative 1975-1994
Irene Baker R U.S. Representative 1964-1964 Baker won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Louise Goff Reece R U.S. Representative 1961-1962 Reece won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Willa McCord Blake Eslick D U.S. Representative 1932-1933
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Sara P. Kyle D Public Service Commissioner 1995-1996
Jane Eskind D Public Service Commissioner 1981-1986
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 5D | 3R 8/33 3D | 9R 12/99 20/132 15.2
2021 48 5D | 3R 8/33 4D | 10R 14/99 23/132 16.7
2020 49 4D | 4R 8/33 4D | 8R 12/99 20/132 15.2
2019 48 4D | 4R 8/33 4D | 8R 12/99 20/132 15.2
2018 43 2D | 3R 5/33 7D | 9R 16/99 21/132 15.9
2017 43 2D | 3R 5/33 7D | 9R 16/99 21/132 15.9
2016 41 2D | 4R 6/33 7D | 9R 16/99 22/132 16.7
2015 40 2D | 4R 6/33 7D | 10R 17/99 23/132 17.4
2014 43 3D | 4R 7/33 8D | 8R 16/99 23/132 16.7
2013 43 3D | 4R 7/33 8D | 8R 16/99 23/132 16.7
2012 39 4D | 3R 7/33 11D | 6R 17/99 24/132 18.2
2011 40 4D | 3R 7/33 11D | 6R 17/99 24/132 18.2
2010 40 4D | 4R 8/33 12D | 5R 17/99 25/132 18.9
2009 39 4D | 4R 8/33 11D | 5R 16/99 24/132 18.2
2008 39 5D | 3R 8/33 10D | 5R 15/99 23/132 17.4
2007 42 5D | 3R 8/33 11D | 5R 16/99 24/132 16.7
2006 36 5D | 3R 8/33 12D | 5R 17/99 25/132 17.4
2005 34 5D | 3R 8/33 12D | 5R 17/99 25/132 17.4
2004 38 4D | 1R 5/33 13D | 6R 19/99 24/132 17.4
2003 38 4D | 1R 5/33 12D | 6R 18/99 23/132 17.4
2002 39 4D | 1R 5/33 11D | 5R 16/99 21/132 15.9
2001 40 4D | 1R 5/33 11D | 5R 16/99 21/132 15.9
2000 39 4D | 1R 5/33 12D | 5R 17/99 22/132 17.4
1999 39 4D | 1R 5/33 12D | 5R 17/99 22/132 16.7
1998 42 3D | 0R 3/33 12D | 3R 15/99 18/132 13.6
1997 42 3D | 0R 3/33 12D | 3R 15/99 18/132 13.6
1996 42 2D | 1R 3/33 11D | 5R 16/99 19/132 13.6
1995 40 2D | 1R 3/33 11D | 5R 16/99 19/132 13.6
1994 41 2D | 1R 3/33 8D | 5R 13/99 16/132 12.1
1993 43 2D | 1R 3/33 8D | 5R 13/99 16/132 12.1
1992 43 2D | 1R 3/33 5D | 7R 12/99 15/132 11.4
1991 41 2D | 1R 3/33 5D | 7R 12/99 15/132 11.4
1990 42 1D | 1R 2/33 4D | 7R 11/99 13/132 9.8
1989 41 1D | 1R 2/33 4D | 7R 11/99 13/132 9.8
1988 41 1D | 0R 1/33 5D | 6R 11/99 12/132 9.1
1987 40 1D | 0R 1/33 5D | 6R 11/99 12/132 9.1
1986 41 1D | 0R 1/33 5D | 6R 11/99 12/132 8.3
1985 41 1D | 0R 1/33 5D | 6R 11/99 12/132 8.3
1984 45 1D | 0R 1/33 4D | 5R 9/99 10/132 6.8
1983 45 1D | 0R 1/33 4D | 5R 9/99 10/132 6.8
1981 46 1D | 1R 2/33 3D | 3R 6/99 8/132 4.5
1979 46 1D | 0R 1/33 2D | 1R 3/99 4/132 3.0
1977 46 1D | 0R 1/33 2D | 0R 2/99 3/132 2.3
1975 42 3D | 1R 4/33 1D | 0R 1/99 5/132 3.8