Data about women in state legislatures and legislative leadership for 2022. Women represent 1/3 of legislatures across the country. See data on the number of female legislators by state.
Ninety-three women serve as speaker of the House, president of the Senate, speaker pro tem, Senate president pro tem, majority leader or minority leader for the 2022 legislative session. This is the highest number of women serving in leadership.
The Women’s Legislative Network is delighted to launch “The Monthly Boost,” a series that celebrates the strength of female representation in state legislatures. Once a month, join colleagues to learn, grow and connect on issues important to you.
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Browse advice for new legislators in the Wise Women: Legislative Guidebook.
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