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Women in State Legislatures for 2014

Women in State Legislatures for 2014

4/1/2014

Women's Legislative Network logoNOTE: Information is subject to change due to resignations, appointments and special elections.

Approximately 1,784 women serve in the 50 state legislatures in the 2014 legislative session. Women make up 24.2 percent of all state legislators nationwide.

Information about women serving in legislative leadership.
 

Percentages of Women in State Legislatures

5-14 percent women in the legislature 15-24 percent women in the legislature 25-34 percent women in the legislature 35-44 percent women in the legislature
 

 

Women Serving in the 50 States, 2014

State
Number of Women Legislators in the House / Assembly
Number of Women Legislators in the Senate
Total Number of Women Legislators
Total Seats in the Legislature
Percentage of Women in the Legislature
Alabama
15
5
20
140
14.3%
Alaska
12
4
16
60
26.7%
Arizona
19
13
32
90
35.6%
Arkansas
17
6
23
135
17.0%
California
20
12
32
120
26.7%
Colorado
28
13
41
100
41.0%
Connecticut
45
8
53
187
28.3%
Delaware
10
6
16
62
25.8%
Florida
29
12
41
160
25.6%
Georgia
45
8
53
236
22.5%
Hawaii
16
8
24
76
31.6%
Idaho
22
6
28
105
26.7%
Illinois
40
15
55
177
31.1%
Indiana
22
8
30
150
20.0%
Iowa
25
10
35
150
23.3%
Kansas
29
12
41
165
24.8%
Kentucky
19
6
25
138
18.1%
Louisiana
14
4 18
144
12.5%
Maine
47
8
55
186
29.6%
Maryland
46
11
57
188
30.3%
Massachusetts
37
12
49
200
24.5%
Michigan
24
4
28
148
18.9%
Minnesota
45
23
68
201
33.8%
Mississippi
22
8
30
174
17.2%
Missouri
38
5
43
197
21.8%
Montana
30
10
40
150
26.7%
Nebraska
Unicameral
10
10
49
20.4%
Nevada
13
4
17
63
27.0%
New Hampshire
128
9
137
424
32.3%
New Jersey
26
10
36
120
30.0%
New Mexico
26
6
32
112
28.6%
New York
34
11
45
213
21.1%
North Carolina
28
9
37
170
21.8%
North Dakota
16
8
24
141
17.0%
Ohio
23
8
31
132
23.5%
Oklahoma
16
4
20
149
13.4%
Oregon
20
7
27
90
30.0%
Pennsylvania
37
8
45
253
17.8%
Rhode Island
21
9
30
113
26.5%
South Carolina
21
1
22
170
12.9%
South Dakota
18
6
24
105
22.9%
Tennessee
16
7
23
132
17.4%
Texas
32
7
39
181
21.5%
Utah
12
5
17
104
16.3%
Vermont
65
8
73
180
40.6%
Virginia
17
7
24
140
17.1%
Washington
30
18
48
147
32.7%
West Virginia
21
1
22
134
16.4%
Wisconsin
25
9
34
132
25.8%
Wyoming
12
2
14
90
 15.6%
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL
 1,373
411
 1,784
7,383
 24.2%

 

Partisan Composition of Women in the 50 State Legislatures, 2014 Session
 Democratic Party 1,133
 Republican Party 636
 Third Party 5
 Nonpartisan (Nebraska) 10
   

Contact Katie Ziegler for more information or archives, 303-364-7700.
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