Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress

"In total, 327 women have been elected or appointed to Congress, 212 Democrats and 115 Republicans. These figures include six non-voting Delegates, one each from Guam, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa, and two from the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as one Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Of these 327 women there have been:
  276 (178 Democrats, 98 Republicans) women elected only to the House of Representatives;
 39 (25 Democrats, 14 Republicans) women elected or appointed only to the Senate;
 12 (9 Democrats, 3 Republicans) women who have served in both houses;

A record 111 women currently serve in the 115th Congress. Of the 111 women there are:
 22 in the Senate (17 Democrats and 5 Republicans);
 89 in the House (65 Democrats and 24 Republicans);
 5 women in the House (3 Democrats and 2 Republicans) who serve as Delegates or Resident Commissioner, representing the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico...."
Women in Congress

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