Vermont

Current Numbers

Congress
0
0% of 3 seats

(2 Senate, 1 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
2
(2D)
33.3% of 6 seats
State Legislature
75
(57D, 13R, 3Ind, 2Prg)
41.7% of 180 seats

Congress

Vermont is the only state that has never sent a woman to either the Senate or the House.

Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Molly Gray D Lt. Governor 2021-present
Elizabeth A. Pearce D Treasurer 2011-present Pearce was appointed to fill a vacancy; she was subsequently elected to a full term.
Deborah Markowitz D Secretary of State 1999-2010
Elizabeth M. Ready D Auditor 2001-2004
Barbara Snelling R Lt. Governor 1993-1996
Madeleine M. Kunin D Governor 1985-1990 Kunin was the first woman to have been elected to serve three terms as governor.
Madeleine M. Kunin D Lt. Governor 1979-1982
Stella B. Hackel D Treasurer 1975-1976
Madelyn Davidson D Treasurer 1968-1968 Davidson was appointed to fill a vacancy.
Consuelo Northrop Bailey R Lt. Governor 1955-1956
Helen E. Burbank R Secretary of State 1947-1948 Burbank was appointed to fill a vacancy.
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 10 10D | 0R 10/30 47D | 13R | 2Ind | 3Prg 65/150 75/180 41.7
2021 10 10D | 0R 10/30 46D | 13R | 2Ind | 3Prg 64/150 74/180 41.1
2020 5 10D | 0R 10/30 42D | 14R 63/150 76/180 42.2
2019 5 10D | 0R 10/30 41D | 14R 62/150 72/180 40.0
2018 3 9D | 2R 11/30 39D | 13R 60/150 71/180 39.4
2017 1 9D | 2R 11/30 40D | 13R 61/150 72/180 40.0
2016 2 7D | 2R 9/30 44D | 15R 65/150 74/180 41.1
2015 2 7D | 2R 9/30 44D | 15R 65/150 74/180 41.1
2014 2 6D | 2R 8/30 50D | 12R 64/150 72/180 40.0
2013 1 7D | 2R 9/30 51D | 12R 65/150 74/180 41.1
2012 2 9D | 2R 11/30 45D | 11R 59/150 70/180 38.9
2011 2 9D | 2R 11/30 44D | 11R 58/150 69/180 38.3
2010 2 9D | 2R 11/30 43D | 10R 56/150 67/180 37.2
2009 2 9D | 2R 11/30 43D | 10R 56/150 67/180 37.2
2008 1 9D | 1R 10/30 41D | 15R 58/150 69/180 37.8
2007 1 9D | 1R 10/30 43D | 14R 59/150 68/180 38.3
2006 3 8D | 2R 10/30 34D | 14R 50/150 60/180 33.3
2005 3 8D | 2R 10/30 34D | 14R 50/150 60/180 33.3
2004 4 8D | 1R 9/30 26D | 19R 47/150 56/180 31.1
2003 5 8D | 1R 9/30 26D | 19R 47/150 56/180 31.1
2002 14 7D | 0R 7/30 25D | 16R 42/150 49/180 27.2
2001 14 8D | 1R 9/30 26D | 16R 43/150 52/180 28.9
2000 7 9D | 2R 11/30 34D | 13R 47/150 58/180 32.2
1999 7 9D | 2R 11/30 34D | 13R 47/150 58/180 32.2
1998 4 10D | 2R 12/30 34D | 14R 48/150 60/180 33.3
1997 4 10D | 2R 12/30 35D | 14R 49/150 61/180 33.9
1996 4 6D | 7R 13/30 30D | 14R 44/150 57/180 31.7
1995 4 6D | 6R 12/30 29D | 14R 43/150 55/180 30.6
1994 3 7D | 4R 11/30 33D | 16R 49/150 60/180 33.3
1993 4 7D | 4R 11/30 33D | 16R 49/150 60/180 33.3
1992 4 7D | 1R 8/30 27D | 23R 50/150 58/180 32.2
1991 4 7D | 1R 8/30 27D | 23R 50/150 58/180 32.2
1990 1 6D | 1R 7/30 27D | 24R 51/150 58/180 32.2
1989 3 6D | 1R 7/30 27D | 24R 51/150 58/180 32.2
1988 4 3D | 1R 4/30 23D | 23R 46/150 50/180 27.8
1987 5 3D | 1R 4/30 22D | 21R 43/150 47/180 26.1
1986 2 4D | 1R 5/30 23D | 21R 44/150 49/180 27.2
1985 2 4D | 1R 5/30 23D | 21R 44/150 49/180 27.2
1984 12 4D | 1R 5/30 15D | 15R 30/150 35/180 19.4
1983 12 4D | 1R 5/30 15D | 15R 35/150 35/180 19.4
1981 7 3D | 1R 4/30 21D | 15R 36/150 40/180 22.2
1979 4 2D | 1R 3/30 19D | 16R 35/150 38/180 21.1
1977 5 1D | 1R 2/30 15D | 10R 25/150 27/180 15.0
1975 6 1D | 0R 1/30 12D | 10R 22/150 23/180 12.8

* Prg = Progressive Party