Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

Political Report Cards

Congress Structure

WOMEN IN CONGRESS

  • Women make up just over a quarter of all members of the 117th Congress  the highest percentage in U.S. history and a considerable increase from where things stood even a decade ago.
  • There are 24 women in the Senate, one fewer than the record number of seats they held in the last Congress.
  • A record 120 women are currently serving in the House, accounting for 27% of the chamber’s totalWomen make up a much bigger share of congressional.
  • A record 120 women are currently serving in the House, accounting for 27% of the chamber’s totalWomen make up a much bigger share of congressional.
  • Women make up a much bigger share of congressional Democrats (38%) than Republicans (14%). Across both chambers, there are 106 Democratic women and 38 Republican women in the new Congress. Women account for 40% of House Democrats and 32% of Senate Democrats, compared with 14% of House Republicans and 16% of Senate Republicans.

WOMEN IN THE SENATE

WOMEN IN THE HOUSE