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How many women serve in state legislatures?

Women have more representation in state legislatures than in Congress by a long shot, but they are still a small minority, as shown in the data below.

Click a state or chamber name to see a list of legislators from that state/chamber.

State Chamber Total members Women Graph Men
National average Lower 4749 1150 (24%)
3599 (76%)
Upper 1905 412 (22%)
1493 (78%)
AlabamaLower 104 14 (13%)
87 (84%)
Upper 35 5 (14%)
30 (86%)
AlaskaLower 40 10 (25%)
30 (75%)
Upper 20 4 (20%)
16 (80%)
ArizonaLower 60 13 (22%)
31 (52%)
Upper 30 11 (37%)
18 (60%)
ArkansasLower 98 20 (20%)
68 (69%)
Upper 35 8 (23%)
26 (74%)
CaliforniaLower 79 21 (27%)
58 (73%)
Upper 40 12 (30%)
28 (70%)
ColoradoLower 65 23 (35%)
33 (51%)
Upper 35 17 (49%)
18 (51%)
ConnecticutLower 145 41 (28%)
85 (59%)
Upper 33 8 (24%)
25 (76%)
DelawareLower 41 8 (20%)
29 (71%)
Upper 21 7 (33%)
13 (62%)
FloridaLower 120 18 (15%)
69 (58%)
Upper 39 11 (28%)
23 (59%)
GeorgiaLower 179 38 (21%)
112 (63%)
Upper 56 8 (14%)
48 (86%)
HawaiiLower 51 16 (31%)
29 (57%)
Upper 25 9 (36%)
15 (60%)
IdahoLower 70 17 (24%)
45 (64%)
Upper 35 9 (26%)
26 (74%)
IllinoisLower 118 36 (31%)
73 (62%)
Upper 58 13 (22%)
42 (72%)
IndianaLower 100 16 (16%)
69 (69%)
Upper 50 11 (22%)
38 (76%)
IowaLower 100 22 (22%)
69 (69%)
Upper 50 8 (16%)
41 (82%)
KansasLower 125 27 (22%)
78 (62%)
Upper 40 12 (30%)
25 (63%)
KentuckyLower 100 13 (13%)
75 (75%)
Upper 38 6 (16%)
31 (82%)
LouisianaLower 104 15 (14%)
87 (84%)
Upper 38 8 (21%)
29 (76%)
MaineLower 152 40 (26%)
94 (62%)
Upper 35 7 (20%)
28 (80%)
MarylandLower 141 39 (28%)
79 (56%)
Upper 47 11 (23%)
35 (74%)
MassachusettsLower 159 26 (16%)
90 (57%)
Upper 40 11 (28%)
29 (73%)
MichiganLower 110 22 (20%)
58 (53%)
Upper 38 4 (11%)
32 (84%)
MinnesotaLower 133 37 (28%)
69 (52%)
Upper 67 20 (30%)
43 (64%)
MississippiLower 122 21 (17%)
101 (83%)
Upper 51 5 (10%)
46 (90%)
MissouriLower 163 22 (13%)
78 (48%)
Upper 33 5 (15%)
26 (79%)
MontanaLower 100 21 (21%)
59 (59%)
Upper 50 8 (16%)
39 (78%)
NebraskaLower 0 Nebraska has a unicameral legislature.
Upper 49 11 (22%)
38 (78%)
NevadaLower 42 11 (26%)
30 (71%)
Upper 21 5 (24%)
15 (71%)
New HampshireLower 399 68 (17%)
200 (50%)
Upper 24 6 (25%)
18 (75%)
New JerseyLower 80 24 (30%)
55 (69%)
Upper 40 10 (25%)
30 (75%)
New MexicoLower 70 20 (29%)
46 (66%)
Upper 42 10 (24%)
32 (76%)
New YorkLower 149 37 (25%)
105 (70%)
Upper 62 11 (18%)
50 (81%)
North CarolinaLower 120 31 (26%)
75 (63%)
Upper 50 6 (12%)
42 (84%)
North DakotaLower 94 15 (16%)
79 (84%)
Upper 47 6 (13%)
41 (87%)
OhioLower 99 18 (18%)
79 (80%)
Upper 33 8 (24%)
24 (73%)
OklahomaLower 101 14 (14%)
85 (84%)
Upper 48 4 (8%)
43 (90%)
OregonLower 60 16 (27%)
44 (73%)
Upper 30 9 (30%)
21 (70%)
PennsylvaniaLower 203 31 (15%)
165 (81%)
Upper 49 10 (20%)
39 (80%)
Rhode IslandLower 75 19 (25%)
55 (73%)
Upper 38 7 (18%)
23 (61%)
South CarolinaLower 123 13 (11%)
91 (74%)
Upper 45 0 (0%)
45 (100%)
South DakotaLower 70 13 (19%)
55 (79%)
Upper 35 7 (20%)
28 (80%)
TennesseeLower 99 17 (17%)
82 (83%)
Upper 33 7 (21%)
25 (76%)
TexasLower 150 32 (21%)
115 (77%)
Upper 31 6 (19%)
25 (81%)
UtahLower 75 15 (20%)
47 (63%)
Upper 29 5 (17%)
21 (72%)
VermontLower 150 57 (38%)
92 (61%)
Upper 30 11 (37%)
18 (60%)
VirginiaLower 99 18 (18%)
76 (77%)
Upper 40 8 (20%)
31 (78%)
WashingtonLower 98 29 (30%)
69 (70%)
Upper 49 17 (35%)
32 (65%)
West VirginiaLower 100 20 (20%)
80 (80%)
Upper 34 2 (6%)
31 (91%)
WisconsinLower 96 23 (24%)
73 (76%)
Upper 33 7 (21%)
23 (70%)
WyomingLower 60 13 (22%)
46 (77%)
Upper 30 1 (3%)
28 (93%)