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Pennsylvania Map of Women in Elective Office

Women Senators and Representatives in the Pennsylvania General Assembly

Pennsylvania General Assembly Facts:

  • In the Pennsylvania General Assembly, there are total of 45 women.
  • Of that 45, 36 are members of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives; they make up only about 17.7% of the House.
  • The State Senate has 50 members, 9 are women, putting the percentage of women in the State Senate at 18%
  • IN TOTAL, 17.8% OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ARE WOMEN.

Partisan Breakdown of the Pennsylvania General Assembly:

  • Of the women in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, approximately 62.2% are Republican (28 women) and 37.8% are Democratic (17 women).
  • In the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, approximately 61.1% of the women are Republican (22 women) and 38.8% are Democratic (14 women).
  • In the Pennsylvania State Senate, approximately 66.6% of the women are Republican (6 women) and 33.3% Democratic (3 women).

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Fact:

  • Pennsylvania has never elected a Women Governor.

Pennsylvania Federal Delegation:

  • Of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional representatives, zero are women.

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Gender Breakdown:

  • Total (1748): 517 Women, 1232 Men
  • Percentage: 30% Women, 70% Men
  • Updated April 2014

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Gender Breakdown:

  • Total: 1 Women, 6 Men
  • Percentage: 14% Women, 86% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total: 10 Women, 7 Men
  • Percentage: 59% Women, 41% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total: 6 Women, 7 Men
  • Percentage: 46% Women, 54% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total (451): 138 Women, 313 Men
  • Percentage: 31% Women, 69% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total (528): 118 Women, 410 Men
  • Percentage: 22% Women, 78% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total (27): 9 Women, 18 Men
  • Percentage: 33.33% Women, 66.66% Men
  • Updated February 2014

Gender Breakdown:

  • Total (12): 1 Woman, 11 Men
  • Percentage: 8% Women, 92% Men
  • Updated February 2014

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