Women in the U.S. Congress 2021

Dec 28, 2021 | News

U.S. Senate
24
U.S. House
120
U.S. Delegate

4
The number of women who have served in Congress to date.

3.1% of all members of Congress to date have been women.

  • California has sent more women to Congress than any other state – a total of 47 to date.
  • New York is next with 31 women to date.
  • Vermont is the only state that has never sent a woman to either the House or the Senate.

Credit: Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP). 2021. “Women in the U.S. Congress 2021.” New Brunswick, NJ: Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick. https://cawp.rutgers.edu/facts/levels-office/congress/women-us-congress-2021 (Accessed December 23, 2021)

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