Women in State Government, 2015

Source: Jennifer Horne, Council of State Governments, The Current State, Issue: 29, August 24, 2015

Women currently hold 79 statewide elected executive offices, representing 25.3 percent of the 312 available positions–a significant increase from 1971 when women held only 7 percent of such positions. It also represents a slight increase from 2013 and 2014 when women represented 23 percent of state elected offices.
Excel Version of the Table: “Women in State Government (August 2015)