Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress

In total, 327 women have been elected or appointed to Congress, 212 Democrats and 115 Republicans. These figures include six non-voting Delegates, one each from Guam, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa, and two from the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as one Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Of these 327 women there have been:

276 (178 Democrats, 98 Republicans) women elected only to the House of Representatives;

39 (25 Democrats, 14 Republicans) women elected or appointed only to the Senate;

12 (9 Democrats, 3 Republicans) women who have served in both houses;

A record 111 women currently serve in the 115th Congress. Of the 111 women there are:

22 in the Senate (17 Democrats and 5 Republicans);

89 in the House (65 Democrats and 24 Republicans);

5 women in the House (3 Democrats and 2 Republicans) who serve as Delegates or Resident Commissioner, representing the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

This report includes committee assignments, dates of service, district information, and listings by Congress and state, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 327 women who have been elected or appointed to Congress. It will be updated when there are relevant changes in the makeup of Congress.

For additional information, including a discussion of the impact of women in Congress as well as historical information, including the number and percentage of women in Congress over time, data on entry to Congress, comparisons to international and state legislatures, tenure, firsts for women in Congress, women in leadership, and African American, Asian Pacific American, and Hispanic women in Congress, see CRS Report R43244, Women in Congress: Summary Statistics and Brief Overview, by Jennifer E. Manning and Ida A. Brudnick.

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Summary

In total, 327 women have been elected or appointed to Congress, 212 Democrats and 115 Republicans. These figures include six non-voting Delegates, one each from Guam, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa, and two from the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as one Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Of these 327 women there have been:

  • 276 (178 Democrats, 98 Republicans) women elected only to the House of Representatives;
  • 39 (25 Democrats, 14 Republicans) women elected or appointed only to the Senate;
  • 12 (9 Democrats, 3 Republicans) women who have served in both houses;

A record 111 women currently serve in the 115th Congress. Of the 111 women there are:

  • 22 in the Senate (17 Democrats and 5 Republicans);
  • 89 in the House (65 Democrats and 24 Republicans);
  • 5 women in the House (3 Democrats and 2 Republicans) who serve as Delegates or Resident Commissioner, representing the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

This report includes committee assignments, dates of service, district information, and listings by Congress and state, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 327 women who have been elected or appointed to Congress. It will be updated when there are relevant changes in the makeup of Congress.

For additional information, including a discussion of the impact of women in Congress as well as historical information, including the number and percentage of women in Congress over time, data on entry to Congress, comparisons to international and state legislatures, tenure, firsts for women in Congress, women in leadership, and African American, Asian Pacific American, and Hispanic women in Congress, see CRS Report R43244, Women in Congress: Summary Statistics and Brief Overview, by [author name scrubbed] and [author name scrubbed].


Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress

Introduction

On November 9, 1916, Jeannette Rankin (R-MT) was elected to the House of Representatives as Montana's Representative-at-Large to the 65th Congress (1917-1919). This election win gave Representative Rankin the distinction of being the first woman elected to serve in Congress.1 The first woman to serve in the Senate was Rebecca Latimer Felton (D-GA). She was appointed in 1922 and served for one day.

Including new Members sworn into office in January 2018,2 327 women have been elected or appointed to Congress.3 These figures include six non-voting Delegates, one each from Guam, Hawaii, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa, and two from the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as one Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Of these 327 women there have been:4

  • 212 Democrats and 115 Republicans;
  • 276 (178 Democrats, 98 Republicans) women elected only in the House of Representatives, including 7 (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans) women who have served as Delegates or Resident Commissioners in the House;5
  • 39 (25 Democrats, 14 Republicans) women elected or appointed only in the Senate; and
  • 12 (9 Democrats, 3 Republicans) women elected or appointed in both houses.

A record 111 women currently serve in the 115th Congress. This is higher than the previous record from the 114th Congress (108 women initially sworn in, and one House Member subsequently elected). Of the 111 women in the 115th Congress there are:

  • 22 in the Senate (17 Democrats and 5 Republicans);
  • 89 in the House (65 Democrats and 24 Republicans);
  • 5 of the women in the House who serve as Delegates or Resident Commissioner (3 Democrats and 2 Republicans), representing the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico;
  • 21 African American women, 11 Asian Pacific American women, and 11 Hispanic women; and
  • 2 women that chair House committees, one woman that chairs a Senate standing committee, and one woman that chairs a Senate select committee.

Other notable facts about women in the 115th Congress include the following

  • Not including Delegates and the Resident Commissioner, women currently hold 84 (19.3%) seats in the House of Representatives and 22 (22%) seats in the Senate, totaling 106 (19.8%) of the 535 voting seats in the 115th Congress.
  • Including Delegates and the Resident Commissioner, women currently hold 89 seats in the House of Representatives, increasing the total to 111 seats (20.5%) in the entire Congress.

This report includes brief biographical information, committee assignments, dates of service, listings by Congress and state, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 327 women who have been elected or appointed to Congress. It will be updated when there are relevant changes in the makeup of Congress.

For additional information, including a discussion of the impact of women in Congress as well as historical information, including the number and percentage of women in Congress over time, data on entry to Congress, comparisons to international and state legislatures, tenure, firsts for women in Congress, women in leadership, and African American, Asian Pacific American, and Hispanic women in Congress, see CRS Report R43244, Women in Congress: Summary Statistics and Brief Overview, by [author name scrubbed] and [author name scrubbed].

Tables and Data

The lists and tables that follow provide information on women Members of Congress, including the dates they were first elected or appointed, the Congresses in which they served, the committees on which they served, and, where relevant, the committees they chaired or served on as ranking Member.

Table 1 lists all the women who have served in each Congress, by Congress. Table 2 lists the women Members of Congress, by state. Table 3 provides the total number of women in each Congress.

Most of the data presented are from the

  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present, available at http://bioguide.congress.gov;
  • various editions of the Congressional Directory;
  • a broad range of Congressional Quarterly and Leadership Directories Inc. publications; and
  • the Women in Congress website, at http://womenincongress.house.gov, maintained by the House of Representatives' Office of the Historian and the Office of Art and Archives, Office of the Clerk.

The 115th Congress committee assignments sources are the

The names and jurisdiction of House and Senate committees have changed many times over the years. In the interest of brevity, this report does not identify all historical name changes. The committee names listed are for the most part those in effect at the time a Member served on the panel.

Alphabetical Listing, Including Dates of Service and Committee Assignments6

ABEL, HAZEL HEMPEL. Republican; Nebraska, Senator. Elected to the 83rd Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Dwight P. Griswold and filled in the interim by Eva Bowring. (served Nov. 8, 1954 until her resignation Dec. 31, 1954)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Finance (83rd Congress)
  • S. Interstate and Foreign Commerce (83rd Congress)

ABZUG, BELLA S. Democrat; New York, 19th District (92nd Congress) and 20th District (93rd-94th Congresses). Elected to the 92nd- 94th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1971 – Jan. 3, 1977)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (92nd-94th Congresses)
  • H. Public Works (92nd-94th Congresses)

ADAMS, ALMA S. Democrat; North Carolina, 12th District. Elected to the 113th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Melvin L. Watt, and also elected to the 114th– 115th Congresses. (served Nov. 4, 2014 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (114th-115th Congresses)

ADAMS, SANDY. Republican; Florida, 24th District. Elected to the 112th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (112th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (112th Congress)

ALLEN, MARYON PITTMAN. Democrat; Alabama, Senator. Appointed to the 95th Congress June 8, 1978, to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband James B. Allen. (served June 12, 1978 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (95th Congress)
  • S. Judiciary (95th Congress)

ANDREWS, ELIZABETH B. Democrat; Alabama, 3rd District. Elected to the 92nd Congress in an April 4, 1972, special election to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband George W. Andrews. (served April 10, 1972 - Jan. 3, 1973)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (92nd Congress)

ASHBROOK, JEAN. Republican; Ohio, 17th District. Elected to the 97th Congress in a June 29, 1982, special election to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband John M. Ashbrook. (served July 12, 1982 - Jan. 3, 1983)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (97th Congress)

AMATA, AUMUA. See RADEWAGEN, AUMUA AMATA COLEMAN.

AYOTTE, KELLY. Republican; New Hampshire, Senator. Elected in 2010. (served Jan. 3, 2011 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Services (112th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Budget (112th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science and Transportation (112th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (112th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (112th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (113th-114th Congresses)

BACHMANN, MICHELE. Republican; Minnesota, 6th District. Elected to the 110th - 113th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (110th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (112th-113th Congresses)

BAKER, IRENE BAILEY. Republican; Tennessee, 2nd District. Elected to the 88th Congress in a March 10, 1964 special election, to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband Howard H. Baker, Sr. (served March 10, 1964 - Jan. 3, 1965)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Government Operations (88th Congress)

BAKER, NANCY KASSEBAUM. See KASSEBAUM, NANCY LANDON.

BALDWIN, TAMMY. Democrat; Wisconsin, 2nd District. Elected to the 106th -112th Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1999 - Jan. 3, 2013). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 2012. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (106th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (106th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (109th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Budget (113th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Energy (113th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (113th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (113th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science and Transportation (115th Congress)

BARRÁGAN, NANETTE DIAZ. Democrat; California, 44th District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (115th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (115th Congress)

BASS, KAREN. Democrat; California, 33rd (112th Congress) and 37th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 112th -115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (112th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (113th-115th Congresses)

BEAN, MELISSA L. Democrat; Illinois, 8th District. Elected to the 109th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (109th-111th Congresses)

BEATTY, JOYCE. Democrat; Ohio, 3rd District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Financial Services (113th-115th Congresses)

BENTLEY, HELEN DELICH. Republican; Maryland, 2nd District. Elected to the 99th - 103rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1985 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (99th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (99th, 100th, and 102nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Aging (99th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (101st-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (103rd Congress)

BERKLEY, SHELLEY. Democrat; Nevada, 1st District. Elected to the 106th -112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1999 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Small Business (106th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (106th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (106th-110th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (111th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (110th-112th Congresses)

BIGGERT, JUDY. Republican; Illinois, 13th District. Elected to the 106th - 112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1999 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services (106th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform (106th Congress)
  • H. Financial Services (107th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Science / Science and Technology / Science, Space and Technology (106th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce / and Labor (107th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (107th-109th Congresses)

BLACK, DIANE. Republican; Tennessee, 6th District. Elected to the 112th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (112th-115th Congresses; chair, 115th Congress, 1st session)
  • H. Ways and Means (112th-115th Congresses)

BLACKBURN, MARSHA. Republican; Tennessee, 7th District. Elected to the 108th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (108th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform (108th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (108th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (109th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Select Energy Independence and Global Warming (111th Congress)
  • H. Budget (113th-114th Congresses)

BLITCH, IRIS FAIRCLOTH. Democrat; Georgia, 8th District. Elected to the 84th - 87th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1955 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Public Works (84th-87th Congresses)

BLUNT ROCHESTER, LISA. Democrat; Delaware, At Large. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (115th Congress)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (115th Congress)

BOGGS, CORINNE C. (LINDY). Democrat; Louisiana, 2nd District. Elected to the 93rd Congress in a March 20, 1973, special election to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr.; reelected to the 94th-101st Congresses. (served March 27, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1991)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Currency / Banking, Currency, and Housing (93rd-94th Congresses)
  • H. House Administration (94th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (95th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (99th-101st Congresses)
  • Jt. Bicentennial Arrangements (94th Congress; chair)
  • Commission of the Bicentenary of the U.S. House (chair, 99th-100th Congresses)

BOLAND, VERONICA GRACE. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 11th District. Elected to the 77th Congress, to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband Patrick J. Boland. (served Nov. 19, 1942 - Jan. 3, 1943)

No committee assignments listed.

BOLTON, FRANCES PAYNE. Republican; Ohio, 22nd District. Elected to the 76th Congress in a Feb. 27, 1940, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Chester C. Bolton; reelected to the 77th-90th Congresses. (served March 5, 1940 - Jan. 3, 1969)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress (76th Congress)
  • H. Expenditures in Executive Departments (76th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (77th-90th Congresses; ranking member, 88th-90th Congresses)

BONAMICI, SUZANNE. Democrat; Oregon, 1st District. Elected to the 112th Congress in a Jan. 31, 2012, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of David Wu; reelected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Feb. 7, 2012 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (112th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (113th-115th Congresses)

BONO MACK, MARY. Republican; California, 44th District (105th-107th Congresses) and 45th District (108th-112th Congresses). Elected to the 105th Congress in an April 7, 1998, special election to fill vacancy caused by the death of husband Sonny Bono; reelected to the 106th-112th Congresses. (served April 20, 1998 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. National Security (105th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (106th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (106th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-112th Congresses)

BORDALLO, MADELEINE Z. Democrat; Delegate from Guam. Elected to the 108th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (108th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Resources / Natural Resources (108th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (108th-109th Congresses)

BOSONE, REVA ZILPHA BECK. Democrat; Utah, 2nd District. Elected to the 81st and 82nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1949 - Jan. 3, 1953)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Lands (81st Congress)
  • H. Administration (82nd Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (82nd Congress)

BOWRING, EVA KELLY. Republican; Nebraska, Senator. Appointed to the Senate April 16, 1954, to fill vacancy caused by death of Dwight Griswold. (served April 16 -Nov. 8, 1954)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Interstate and Foreign Commerce (83rd Congress)
  • S. Labor and Public Welfare (83rd Congress)
  • S. Post Office and Civil Service (83rd Congress)

BOYDA, NANCY. Democrat; Kansas, 2nd District. Elected to the 110th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2007 -Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (110th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (110th Congress)

BOXER, BARBARA. Democrat; California, 6th District. Elected to the 98th - 102nd Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1983 - Jan. 3, 1993). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 1992 and reelected in 1998, 2004, and 2010. (served in Senate Jan. 5, 1993 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (98th Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (98th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (99th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (99th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (102nd Congress)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (103rd-105th Congresses)
  • S. Budget (103rd-106th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (103rd-114th Congresses; chair, 110th-113th Congresses; ranking member, 114th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (105th Congress)
  • S. Foreign Relations (106th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (107th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Select Ethics (110th-114th Congresses; chair, 110th-113th Congresses; vice chair, 114th Congress)

BROOKS, SUSAN. Republican; Indiana, 5th District. Elected to the 113th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (113th Congress)
  • H. Ethics (113th-115th Congresses; chair, 115th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (113th Congress)
  • H. Select Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (114th-115th Congresses)

BROWN, CORRINE. Democrat; Florida, 3rd District (103rd - 112th Congresses), 5th District (113th - 114th Congress). Elected to the 103rd - 114th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (103rd-114th Congresses; ranking member, 114th Congress)

BROWN-WAITE, GINNY. Republican; Florida, 5th District. Elected to the 108th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans Affairs (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (109th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Ways and Means (111th Congress)

BROWNLEY, JULIA. Democrat; California, 26th District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (113th Congress)
  • H. Science and Technology (113th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (114th-115th Congresses)

BUCHANAN, VERA DAERR. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 30th District. Elected to the 82nd Congress in a July 24, 1951, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Frank Buchanan; reelected to the 83rd - 84th Congresses. (served August 1, 1951 until her death Nov. 26, 1955)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (82nd Congress, 1st session)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (82nd Congress, 1st session)
  • H. Public Works (82nd Congress, 2nd session-83rd Congress)
  • H. Banking and Currency (84th Congress)

BUERKLE, ANN MARIE. Republican; New York, 25th District. Elected to the 112th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th Congress)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (112th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (112th Congress)

BURDICK, JOCELYN BIRCH. Democrat; North Dakota, Senator. Appointed to Senate Sept. 12, 1992, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Quentin Burdick. (served Sept. 16, 1992 - Dec. 4, 1992)

Committee assignment:

  • S. Environment and Public Works (102nd Congress)

BURKE, YVONNE BRATHWAITE. Democrat; California, 37th District. Elected to the 93rd - 95th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works (93rd Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (93rd Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (94th-95th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop (chair, 94th-95th Congresses)

BURTON, SALA. Democrat; California, 5th District. Elected to the 98th Congress in a June 21, 1983, special election, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Phillip Burton; reelected to the 99th- 100th Congresses. (served June 28, 1983 until her death Feb. 1, 1987)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (98th Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (98th Congress)
  • H. Select Committee on Hunger (98th-99th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (99th-100th Congresses)

BUSHFIELD, VERA CAHALAN. Republican; South Dakota, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Oct. 6, 1948, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Harlan J. Bushfield; resigned Dec. 26, 1948.

No committee assignments listed.

BUSTOS, CHERI. Democrat; Illinois, 17th District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (113th-115th Congresses)

BYRNE, LESLIE. Democrat; Virginia, 11th District. Elected to the 103rd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (103rd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)

BYRON, BEVERLY BARTON BUTCHER. Democrat; Maryland, 6th District. Elected to the 96th Congress to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Goodloe E. Byron; reelected to the 97th-102nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1979 - Jan. 3, 1993)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (97th-102nd Congresses)

BYRON, KATHARINE EDGAR. Democrat; Maryland, 6th District. Elected to the 77th Congress in a May 27, 1941, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband William Devereux Byron. (served June 11, 1941 - Jan. 3, 1943)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Civil Service (77th Congress)
  • H. War Claims (77th Congress)

CANTWELL, MARIA. Democrat; Washington, 1st District. Elected to the 103rd Congress (served in House Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 2000 and reelected in 2006 and 2012. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 2001 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (103rd Congress)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)
  • S. Judiciary (107th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (107th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (107th-115th Congresses; chair, 113th Congress, 2nd session)
  • S. Indian Affairs (107th-115th Congresses; chair, 113th Congress, 1st session)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (108th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Finance (110th-115th Congresses)

CAPITO, SHELLEY MOORE. Republican; West Virginia, 2nd District; Senator. Elected to the 107th - 113th Congresses. (served in House Jan. 3, 2001-Jan. 3, 2015). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 2014. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (107th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (107th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (109th Congress)
  • H. Select Committee on Energy and Global Warming (111th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (114th -115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Rules and Administration (114th-115th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on the Library (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (115th Congress)

CAPPS, LOIS. Democrat; California, 22nd District (105th-107th Congresses), 23rd District (108th-112th Congresses) and 24th District (113th – 114th Congress). Elected to the 105th Congress in a March 9, 1998, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Walter Capps; reelected to the 106th-114th Congresses. (served March 17, 1998 - Jan. 3. 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. International Relations (105th Congress)
  • H. Science (105th Congress)
  • H. Commerce (106th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (109th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (110th-111th Congresses; 114th Congress)
  • H. Ethics (114th Congress)

CARAWAY, HATTIE WYATT. Democrat; Arkansas, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Nov. 13, 1931, and elected Jan. 12, 1932, to fill the vacancy caused by death of husband Thaddeus H. Caraway; reelected to two full Senate terms. (served Dec. 8, 1931 - Jan. 3, 1945)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture and Forestry (72nd-78th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce (72nd-78th Congresses)
  • S. Enrolled Bills (72nd-78th Congresses; chair, 73rd-78th Congresses)
  • S. Library (72nd-78th Congresses)

CARNAHAN, JEAN. Democrat; Missouri, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Dec. 4, 2000, to fill vacancy caused by her husband's (Gov. Mel Carnahan) posthumous election to the Senate. (served Jan. 3, 2001 - Nov. 25, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Services (107th Congress)
  • S. Commerce, Science and Transportation (107th Congress)
  • S. Governmental Affairs (107th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (107th Congress)
  • S. Special Committee on Aging (107th Congress)

CARSON, JULIA. Democrat; Indiana, 10th District (105th - 107th Congresses) and 7th District (108th - 110th Congresses). Elected to the 105th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 until her death Dec. 15, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services/Financial Services (105th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (105th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (108th-110th Congresses)

CASTOR, KATHY. Democrat; Florida, 11th District (110th -112th Congresses) and 14th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 110th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (110th, 112th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (110th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (111th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (111th Congress)
  • H. Budget (112th-114th Congresses)

CHENEY, LIZ. Republican; Wyoming, At Large. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (115th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (115th Congress)
  • H. Rules (115th Congress)

CHENOWETH, HELEN. Republican; Idaho, 1st District. Elected to the 104th - 106th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 2001)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (104th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Resources (104th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform (106th Congress)

CHISHOLM, SHIRLEY ANITA. Democrat; New York, 12th District. Elected to the 91st - 97th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1969 - Jan. 3, 1983)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Veterans' Affairs (91st-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor (92nd-94th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (95th-97th Congresses)

CHRISTENSEN, DONNA. Democrat; Delegate from the Virgin Islands. Elected to the 105th - 113th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997- Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Resources / Natural Resources (105th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (105th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-110th Congresses; 112th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (111th-113th Congresses)

CHRISTIAN-GREEN, DONNA and CHRISTIAN-CHRISTENSEN, DONNA. See CHRISTENSEN, DONNA.

CHU, JUDY. Democrat; California, 32nd District (111th- 112th Congresses) and 27th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 111th Congress in a July 14, 2009, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Hilda Solis; reelected to 112th- 115th Congresses. Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, 112th- 115th Congresses. (served July 16, 2009 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (111th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (111th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (111th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Ways and Means (115th Congress)

CHURCH, MARGUERITE STITT. Republican; Illinois, 13th District. Elected to the 82nd- 87th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 1951 - Jan. 3, 1963). Representative Church succeeded her husband, Ralph E. Church, who died in office on March 21, 1950.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Expenditures in Executive Departments (82nd Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (83rd Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (83rd-87th Congresses)

CLARK, KATHERINE M. Democrat; Massachusetts, 5th District. Elected to the 113th Congress in a Dec. 10, 2013, special election to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward Markey. Subsequently reelected to the 114th – 115th Congresses. (served Dec. 12, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Natural Resources (113th Congress)
  • H. Science and Technology (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (114th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (115th Congress)

CLARKE, MARIAN WILLIAMS. Republican; New York, 34th District. Elected to the 73rd Congress in a Dec. 28, 1933, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband John Davenport Clarke. (served Jan. 3, 1934 - Jan. 3, 1935)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Civil Service (73rd Congress)
  • H. Claims (73rd Congress)
  • H. Invalid Pensions (73rd Congress)

CLARKE, YVETTE. Democrat; New York, 11th District (110th - 112th Congresses) and 9th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 110th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (110th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (110th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Ethics (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (114th-115th Congresses)

CLAYTON, EVA. Democrat; North Carolina, 1st District. Elected to the 102nd Congress Nov. 3, 1992, to fill vacancy caused by death of Walter Jones; simultaneously elected to the 103rd Congress; reelected to the 104th -107th Congresses. (served Nov. 5, 1992 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (103rd-107th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (105th-107th Congresses)

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM. Democrat; New York, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 2000 and reelected in 2006. (served Jan. 3, 2001 until her resignation Jan. 21, 2009, to become Secretary of State). First Lady of the United States, 1993-2001.

Committee assignments:

  • S. Budget (107th Congress)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (107th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (107th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (108th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (109th-110th Congresses)

COLLINS, BARBARA-ROSE. Democrat; Michigan, 13th District (102nd Congress) and 15th District (103rd -104th Congresses). Elected to the 102nd - 104th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1991 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works and Transportation (102nd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (102nd Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (103rd Congress)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight (104th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th Congress)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (102nd Congress)

COLLINS, CARDISS. Democrat; Illinois, 7th District. Elected to the 93rd Congress in a June 5, 1973, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband George W. Collins; reelected to the 94th -104th Congresses (served June 7, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1997). First female chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, 96th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (93rd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. International Relations / Foreign Affairs (94th-96th Congresses)
  • H. District of Columbia (95th Congress)
  • H. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (97th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Commerce (104th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight (104th Congress)

COLLINS, SUSAN M. Republican; Maine, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, 2008 and 2014. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Labor and Human Resources (105th Congress)
  • S. Governmental Affairs (105th-108th Congresses; chair, 108th Congress)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (109th-112th Congresses; chair, 109th Congress; ranking member, 110th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (105th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 113th Congress; chair, 114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problems (106th Congress)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (106th-107th Congresses; 115th Congress)
  • S. Armed Services (107th-112th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (108th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (113th-115th Congresses)

COMSTOCK, BARBARA J. Republican; Virginia, 10th District. Elected to the 114th - 115th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present).

Committee assignments:

  • H. House Administration (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Science and Technology (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (114th-115th Congresses)

CORTEZ MASTO, CATHERINE. Democrat; Nevada, Senator. Elected in 2016. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (115th Congress)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (115th Congress)
  • S. Energy (115th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (115th Congress)
  • S. Rules (115th Congress)

CUBIN, BARBARA. Republican; Wyoming, At Large. Elected to the 104th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Resources (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Science (104th Congress)
  • H. Commerce (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-110th Congresses)

DAHLKEMPER, KATHLEEN A. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 3rd District. Elected to the 111th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (111th Congress)
  • H. Science and Technology (111th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (111th Congress)

DANNER, PAT. Democrat; Missouri, 6th District. Elected to the 103rd - 106th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2001)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (103rd Congress)
  • H. International Relations (105th-106th Congresses)

DAVIS, JO ANN. Republican; Virginia, 1st District. Elected to the 107th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2001 until her death Oct. 6, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (107th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th Congress)
  • H. Select Intelligence (108th-109th Congresses)

DAVIS, SUSAN. Democrat; California, 49th District (107th Congress) and 53rd District (108th Congress - present). Elected to the 107th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2001 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (107th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce / Education and Labor (107th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (108th Congress)
  • H. House Administration (110th-111th Congresses)
  • Jt. Printing (110th Congress)

DEGETTE, DIANA. Democrat; Colorado, 1st District. Elected to the 105th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Commerce (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (111th Congress)

DELAURO, ROSA. Democrat; Connecticut, 3rd District. Elected to the 102nd -115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1991 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (102nd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (102nd Congress)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (102nd Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (103rd Congress; 105th-115th Congresses)
  • H. National Security (104th Congress)
  • H. Budget (108th-111th Congresses)

DELBENE, SUZAN. Democrat; Washington, 1st District. Elected to the 112th Congress in a Nov. 6, 2012, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Jay Inslee; reelected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Nov. 13, 2012 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (115th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (115th Congress)

DEMINGS, VAL. Democrat; Florida, 10th District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (115th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform (115th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (115th Congress)

DINGELL, DEBBIE. Democrat; Michigan, 12th District. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (114th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (114th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (115th Congress)

DOLE, ELIZABETH H. Republican; North Carolina, Senate. Elected to the Senate in 2002. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (108th Congress)
  • S. Armed Services (108th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (108th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (108th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (110th Congress)

DOUGLAS, EMILY TAFT. Democrat; Illinois, At Large. Elected to the 79th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1945 - Jan. 3, 1947)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (79th Congress)

DOUGLAS, HELEN GAHAGAN. Democrat; California, 14th District. Elected to the 79th - 81st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1945 - Jan. 3, 1951)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (79th-81st Congresses)

DRAKE, THELMA. Republican; Virginia, 2nd District. Elected to the 109th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (109th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (109th Congress)
  • H. Resources (109th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th Congress)

DUCKWORTH, TAMMY. Democrat; Illinois, 8th District. Elected to the 113th - 114th Congresses. (served in House Jan. 3, 2013 – Jan. 3, 2017). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 2016. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 2017 – present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Select Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (113th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (115th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (115th Congress)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (115th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (115th Congress)

DUNN, JENNIFER. Republican; Washington, 8th District. Elected to the 103rd - 108th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2005)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Administration (103rd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology (103rd Congress)
  • Jt. Committee on Congressional Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Oversight (104th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (104th-108th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th Congress)

DWYER, FLORENCE PRICE. Republican; New Jersey, 6th District (85th - 89th Congresses) and 12th District (90th- 92nd Congresses). Elected to the 85th- 92nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1957 - Jan. 3, 1973)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (85th-92nd Congresses; ranking member, 90th-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (85th Congress)
  • H. Banking and Currency (86th-92nd Congresses)

EDWARDS, DONNA. Democrat; Maryland, 4th District. Elected to the 110th Congress in a June 17, 2008, special election to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Albert Wynn; reelected to the 111th - 114th Congresses. (served June 19, 2008 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science and Technology / Science, Space and Technology (110th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Ethics (112th Congress)

EDWARDS, ELAINE. Democrat; Louisiana, Senator. Appointed to the Senate August 1, 1972, by her husband, Governor Edwin L. Edwards, to fill vacancy caused by death of Allen J. Ellender. (served August 7, 1972 - Nov. 13, 1972)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture and Forestry (92nd Congress)
  • S. Public Works (92nd Congress)

ELLMERS, RENEE. Republican; North Carolina, 2nd District. Elected to the 112th- 114th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011- Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (112th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (112th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (113th-114th Congresses)

EMERSON, JO ANN. Republican; Missouri, 8th District. Elected to the 104th Congress in a Nov. 5, 1996, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Bill Emerson, and simultaneously to the 105th Congress; reelected to the 106th- 113th Congresses. (served Nov. 5, 1996, until her resignation Jan. 22, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (105th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (105th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (105th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (106th-112th Congresses)

ENGLISH, KARAN. Democrat; Arizona, 6th District. Elected to the 103rd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (103rd Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (103rd Congress)

ERNST, JONI. Republican; Iowa, Senator. Elected in 2014. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (114th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (115th Congress)

ESHOO, ANNA G. Democrat; California, 14th District (103rd- 112th Congresses) and 18th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 103rd- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology (103rd Congress)
  • H. Commerce (104th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (108th-111th Congresses)

ESLICK, WILLA McCORD BLAKE. Democrat; Tennessee, 7th District. Elected to the 72nd Congress in an August 4, 1932, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband Edward Eslick. (served Dec. 5, 1932 - March 3, 1933)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Buildings and Grounds (72nd Congress)
  • H. World War Veterans' Legislation (72nd Congress)

ESTY, ELIZABETH. Democrat; Connecticut, 5th District. Elected to the 113th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science, Space and Technology (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (113th-115th Congresses)

FALLIN, MARY. Republican; Oklahoma, 5th District. Elected to the 110th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Small Business (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (110th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (111th Congress)

FARRINGTON, MARY ELIZABETH PRUETT. Republican; Delegate from Hawaii. Elected to the 83rd Congress in a July 31, 1954, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Joseph R. Farrington; reelected to the 84th Congress. (served August 4, 1954 - Jan. 3, 1957)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (83rd-84th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (83rd-84th Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (83rd-84th Congresses)

FEINSTEIN, DIANNE. Democrat; California, Senator. Elected to the Senate Nov. 3, 1992, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Pete Wilson. Subsequently elected to a full term on Nov. 8, 1994, and reelected in 2000, 2006, and 2012. (served Nov. 10, 1992 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Appropriations (103rd Congress, 107th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Judiciary (103rd-115th Congresses; ranking member, 115th Congress)
  • S. Rules and Administration (103rd-115th Congresses; chair, 110th Congress)
  • S. Foreign Relations (104th-105th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on the Library (105th and 111th Congresses; chair, 110th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (107th-109th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (110th-111th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (107th-115th Congresses; chair, 111th-113th Congresses; vice chair, 114th Congress)
  • Jt. Committee on Printing (106th-107th Congresses; vice chair, 110th Congress)

FELTON, REBECCA LATIMER. Democrat; Georgia, Senator. Appointed to the Senate on Oct. 3, 1922, to fill vacancy caused by death of Thomas E. Watson; sworn in Nov. 21, 1922; term expired Nov. 22 with the election of Walter George to the vacancy she filled.

No committee assignments listed.

FENWICK, MILLICENT. Republican; New Jersey, 5th District. Elected to the 94th- 97th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1983)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Currency, and Housing (94th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (94th-95th Congresses)
  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (95th Congress)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (95th Congress)
  • H. District of Columbia (96th Congress)
  • H. International Relations (96th Congress)
  • H. Education and Labor (97th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (97th Congress)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (97th Congress)

FERRARO, GERALDINE ANN. Democrat; New York, 9th District. Elected to the 96th- 98th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1979 - Jan. 3, 1985)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (96th-97th Congresses)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (96th-98th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th-97th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (98th Congress)

FIEDLER, BOBBI. Republican; California, 21st District. Elected to the 97th - 99th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1981 - Jan. 3, 1987)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (97th-99th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economics (99th Congress)

FISCHER, DEBRA (DEB). Republican; Nebraska, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 2012. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture (115th Congress)
  • S. Armed Services (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science and Transportation (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Indian Affairs (113th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (113th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (115th Congress)
  • S. Rules (115th Congress)

FOWLER, TILLIE. Republican; Florida, 4th District. Elected to the 103rd - 106th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2001)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (103rd, 106th Congresses)
  • H. National Security (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-106th Congresses)

FOXX, VIRGINIA. Republican; North Carolina, 5th District. Elected to the 109th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - present)

  • Committee assignments:
  • H. Agriculture (109th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (109th-110th Congresses, 113th-115th Congresses; chair, 115th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform (109th Congress)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (110th, 115th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (111th-114th Congresses)

FRAHM, SHEILA. Republican; Kansas, Senator. Appointed to the Senate May 24, 1996, to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Robert Dole. (served June 11, 1996 - Nov. 5, 1996)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Services (104th Congress)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (104th Congress)

FRANKEL, LOIS. Democrat; Florida, 22nd District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (113th-115th Congresses)

FUDGE, MARCIA F. Democrat; Ohio, 11th District. Elected to the 110th Congress in a Nov. 4, 2008, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Stephanie Tubbs Jones; reelected to the 111th - 115th Congresses. (served Nov. 19, 2008 - present) Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, 113th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor/ Education and the Workforce (111th Congress; 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Science and Technology / Science, Space and Technology (111th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Agriculture (112th-115th Congresses)

FULMER, WILLA LYBRAND. Democrat; South Carolina, 2nd District. Elected to the 78th Congress Nov. 7, 1944, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Hampton P. Fulmer. (served Nov. 6, 1944 - Jan. 3, 1945)

No committee assignments listed.

FURSE, ELIZABETH. Democrat; Oregon, 1st District. Elected to the 103rd- 105th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1999)

  • Committee assignments:
  • H. Armed Services (103rd Congress)
  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (103rd Congress)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)
  • H. Commerce (104th-105th Congresses)

GABBARD, TULSI. Democrat; Hawaii, 2nd District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (113th Congress)

GASQUE, ELIZABETH HAWLEY. Democrat; South Carolina, 6th District. Elected to the 75th Congress in a Sept. 13, 1938, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of her husband, Allard H. Gasque; never sworn in or seated, because Congress was not in session between the time of her election and the expiration of her term.

No committee assignments listed; never sworn in.

GIBBS, FLORENCE REVILLE. Democrat; Georgia, 8th District. Elected to the 76th Congress in an Oct. 1, 1940, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Benjamin Gibbs. (served Oct. 3, 1940 - Jan. 3, 1941)

No committee assignments listed.

GIFFORDS, GABRIELLE. Democrat; Arizona, 8th District. Elected to the 110th - 112th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 2007 until her resignation on Jan. 25, 2012). Giffords was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt on Jan. 8, 2011.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (110th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Science and Technology / Science, Space and Technology (110th-112th Congresses)

GILLIBRAND, KIRSTEN. Democrat; New York, 20th District. Elected to the 110th - 111th Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 2007 until resignation on Jan. 26, 2009). Appointed to the Senate to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Hillary Clinton; reelected to remainder of term in 2010 and to a full term in 2012. (served in Senate Jan. 27, 2009 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (110th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (110th Congress)
  • S. Foreign Relations (111th Congress)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Agriculture and Forestry (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (112th-115th Congresses)

GONZÁLEZ -COLÓN, JENNIFFER. Republican; Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Natural Resources (115th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (115th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (115th Congress)

GRAHAM, GWEN. Democrat; Florida, 2nd District. Elected to the 114th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (114th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (114th Congress)

GRANAHAN, KATHRYN ELIZABETH. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 2nd District. Elected to the 84th Congress in a Nov. 6, 1956, special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, William T. Granahan, and to the 85th Congress; reelected to the 86th - 87th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1957 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignments:

  • H. District of Columbia (85th Congress)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (85th-87th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (85th Congress, 2nd session-87th Congress)

GRANGER, KAY. Republican; Texas, 12th District. Elected to the 105th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (105th, 107th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight (105th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (105th Congress)
  • Jt. Printing (105th Congress)
  • H. National Security (105th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (106th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th Congress)

GRASSO, ELLA T. Democrat; Connecticut, 6th District. Elected to the 92nd - 93rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1971 - Jan. 3, 1975)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (92nd-93rd Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (92nd-93rd Congresses)

GRAVES, DIXIE BIBB. Democrat; Alabama, Senator. Appointed by her husband, Governor David Bibb Graves, to the Senate August 18, 1937, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Hugo L. Black. (served August 20, 1937 until her resignation Jan. 10, 1938)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Claims (75th Congress)
  • S. Education and Labor (75th Congress)
  • S. Mines and Mining (75th Congress)

GREEN, EDITH. Democrat; Oregon, 3rd District. Elected to the 84th - 93rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1955 until her resignation Dec. 31, 1974)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (84th-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (84th-85th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on Disposition of Executive Papers (85th Congress)
  • H. House Administration (86th-87th Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (88th-90th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop (90th-93rd Congresses)
  • H. District of Columbia (92nd Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (93rd Congress)

GREENE, ENID. See WALDHOLTZ, ENID GREENE.

GREENWAY, ISABELLA SELMES. Democrat; Arizona, At Large. Elected to the 73rd Congress in a Oct. 3, 1933, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Lewis W. Douglas; reelected to the 74th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1934 - Jan. 3, 1937)

Committee assignments:

  • None listed (73rd Congress)
  • H. Indian Affairs (74th Congress)
  • H. Irrigation and Reclamation (74th Congress)
  • H. Public Lands (74th Congress)

GRIFFITHS, MARTHA WRIGHT. Democrat; Michigan, 17th District. Elected to the 84th - 93rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1955 - Jan. 3, 1975)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Currency (84th-87th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (84th-87th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (87th-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Ways and Means (88th-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop (chair, 90th-93rd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Crime (91st Congress)

HAGAN, KAY. Democrat; North Carolina; Senator. Elected in 2008. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Services (111th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (111th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (111th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (112th-113th Congresses)

HAHN, JANICE. Democrat; California, 36th District. Elected to the 112th Congress in a July 12, 2011, special election to fill vacancy created by the resignation of Jane Harman; reelected to the 113th - 114th Congresses. (served July 19, 2011 until her resignation Dec. 4, 2016)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (112th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (114th Congress)

HALL, KATIE. Democrat; Indiana, 1st District. Elected to the 97th Congress in a Nov. 2, 1982, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Adam Benjamin Jr.; reelected to the 98th Congress. (served Nov. 29, 1982 - Jan. 3, 1985)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (98th Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (98th Congress)

HALVORSON, DEBBIE, Democrat; Illinois, 11th District. Elected to the 111th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (111th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (111th Congress)
  • H. Veterans Affairs (111th Congress)

HANABUSA, COLLEEN. Democrat; Hawaii, 1st District. Elected to the 112th-113th Congresses; to the 114th Congress to fill vacancy caused by the death of Mark Takano, and to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - Jan. 3, 2015; Nov. 8, 2016 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (112th, 113th, 115th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (112th, 113th, 115th Congresses)

HANDEL, KAREN. Republican; Georgia, 6th District. Elected to the 115th Congress to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Tom Price. (served June 26, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (115th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (115th Congress)

HANSEN, JULIA BUTLER. Democrat; Washington, 3rd District. Elected to the 86th Congress Nov. 8, 1960, to fill vacancy caused by death of Russell V. Mack, and to the 87th Congress; reelected to the 88th - 93rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1961 - Jan. 3, 1975)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Veterans' Affairs (87th Congress, 1st session)
  • H. Education and Labor (87th Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (87th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (88th-93rd Congresses)

HARDEN, CECIL MURRAY. Republican; Indiana, 6th District. Elected to the 81st - 95th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1949 - Jan. 3, 1959)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Veterans' Affairs (81st Congress)
  • H. Expenditures in Executive Departments (82nd Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (83rd-85th Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (83rd-85th Congresses)

HARMAN, JANE. Democrat; California, 36th District. Elected to the 103rd- 105th Congresses and the 107th- 112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1999; Jan. 3, 2001 until her resignation Feb. 28, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (103rd Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology / Science (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. National Security (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th, 111th, 112th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (104th-105th Congresses; 107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-112th Congresses)

HARRIS, KAMALA DEVI. Democrat; California, Senator. Elected in 2016. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Budget (115th Congress)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (115th Congress)
  • S. Homeland Security (115th Congress)
  • S. Judiciary (115th Congress)
  • S. Select Intelligence (115th Congress)

HARRIS, KATHERINE. Republican; Florida, 13th District. Elected to the 108th- 109th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (109th Congress)

HART, MELISSA. Republican; Pennsylvania, 4th District. Elected to the 107th - 109th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2001 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Science (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (109th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (109th Congress)

HARTZLER, VICKY. Republican; Missouri, 4th District. Elected to the 112th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (113th-114th Congresses)

HASSAN, MAGGIE. Democrat; New Hampshire, Senator. Elected in 2016. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (115th Congress)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (115th Congress)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (115th Congress)
  • Jt. Economic (115th Congress)

HAWKINS, PAULA. Republican; Florida, Senator. Elected in 1980. (served Jan. 1, 1981 - Jan. 3, 1987)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (97th-99th Congress)
  • S. Labor and Human Resources (97th-99th Congress)
  • Jt. Economic (97th Congress)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (98th Congress)
  • S. Foreign Relations (98th Congress)
  • S. Special Aging (99th Congress)

HAYWORTH, NAN. Republican; New York, 19th District. Elected to the 112th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Financial Services (112th Congress)

HECKLER, MARGARET M. Republican; Massachusetts, 19th District. Elected to the 90th - 97th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1967 - Jan. 3, 1983)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (90th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (90th-97th Congresses)
  • H. Banking and Currency (91st-93rd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop (92nd-93rd Congresses)
  • H. Agriculture (94th-96th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (94th, 96th, 97th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Ethics (96th Congress)
  • H. Science and Technology (97th Congress)

HEITKAMP, MARY KATHRYN (HEIDI). Democrat; North Dakota, Senator. Elected in 2012. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Indian Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (113th-115th Congresses)

HERRERA BEUTLER, JAIME. Republican; Washington, 3rd District. Elected to the 112th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011- present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Small Business (112th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (112th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (113th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (114th-115th Congresses)

HERSETH SANDLIN, STEPHANIE. Democrat; South Dakota, At-Large. Elected to the 108th Congress in a June 1, 2004 special election, to fill vacancy caused by resignation of William Janklow; reelected to the 109th - 111th Congresses. (served June 3, 2004 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (108th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Resources (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (111th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (108th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Select Energy, Independence, and Global Warming (110th-111th Congresses)

HICKS, LOUISE DAY. Democrat; Massachusetts, 9th District. Elected to the 92nd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1971 - Jan. 3, 1973)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (92nd Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (92nd Congress)

HIRONO, MAZIE. Democrat; Hawaii, 2nd District. Elected to the 110th- 112th Congresses; elected to the Senate in 2012. (served in the House Jan. 3, 2007 - Jan. 3, 2013; served in the Senate Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor / Education and the Workforce (110th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (110th Congress)
  • H. Ethics (112th Congress, partial)
  • S. Armed Services (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (113th Congress)
  • S. Judiciary (113th, 115th Congresses)
  • S. Veterans' Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (114th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (115th Congress)

HOCHUL, KATHY. Democrat; New York, 26th District. Elected to the 112th Congress in a May 24, 2011, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Christopher Lee. (served June 1, 2011 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (112th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (112th Congress)

HOLT, MARJORIE S. Republican; Maryland, 4th District. Elected to the 93rd - 99th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1987)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (93rd-99th Congresses)
  • H. Administration (94th Congress)
  • H. Budget (95th-96th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (98th Congress)
  • H. District of Columbia (98th Congress)

HOLTZMAN, ELIZABETH. Democrat; New York, 16th District. Elected to the 93rd - 96th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1981)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (93rd-96th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (94th-96th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th Congress)

HONEYMAN, NAN WOOD. Democrat; Oregon, 3rd District. Elected to the 75th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1937 - Jan. 3, 1939)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Indian Affairs (75th Congress)
  • H. Irrigation and Reclamation (75th Congress)
  • H. Rivers and Harbors (75th Congress)

HOOLEY, DARLENE. Democrat; Oregon, 5th District. Elected to the 105th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services / Financial Services (105th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Science / Science and Technology (105th, 109th, 110th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (106th-108th Congresses; 110th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (110th Congress)

HORN, JOAN KELLY. Democrat; Missouri, 2nd District. Elected to the 102nd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1991 - Jan. 3, 1993)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works and Transportation (102nd Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology (102nd Congress)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Family (102nd Congress)

HUCK, WINNIFRED SPRAGUE MASON. Republican; Illinois, At Large. Elected to the 67th Congress in a Nov. 7, 1922, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of her father, William E. Mason. (served Nov. 20, 1922 - March 3, 1923)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Expenditures in the Department of Commerce (67th Congress)
  • H. Reform in the Civil Service (67th Congress)
  • H. Woman Suffrage (67th Congress)

HUMPHREY, MURIEL BUCK. Democrat; Minnesota, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Jan. 25, 1978, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Hubert H. Humphrey. (served Feb. 6, 1978 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Foreign Relations (95th Congress)
  • S. Governmental Affairs (95th Congress)

HUTCHISON, KAY BAILEY. Republican; Texas, Senator. Elected on June 5, 1993, to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Lloyd Bentsen. Subsequently elected to a full term in 1994, and reelected in 2000 and 2006. (served June 14, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Service (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (103rd-112th Congresses; ranking member, 111th -112th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (104th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (105th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Rules and Administration (105th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (106th Congress)
  • S. Veterans' Affairs (107th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (111th Congress)

JACKSON LEE, SHEILA. Democrat; Texas, 18th District. Elected to the 104th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Science (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th-111th Congresses)

JAYAPAL, PRAMILA. Democrat; Washington, 7th District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (115th Congress)
  • H. Judiciary (115th Congress)

JENCKES, VIRGINIA ELLIS. Democrat; Indiana, 6th District. Elected to the 73rd - 75th Congresses. (served March 9, 1933 - Jan. 3, 1939)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Civil Service (73rd-75th Congresses)
  • H. District of Columbia (73rd-75th Congresses)
  • H. Mines and Mining (73rd-74th Congresses)

JENKINS, LYNN. Republican; Kansas, 2nd District. Elected to the 111th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (111th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (112th-115th Congresses)

JOHNSON, EDDIE BERNICE. Democrat; Texas, 30th District. Elected to the 103rd - 115th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 1993 - present). Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, 107th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology / Science / Science and Technology (103rd-115th Congresses; ranking member, 112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-115th Congresses)

JOHNSON, NANCY L. Republican; Connecticut, 6th District (98th - 107th Congresses) and 5th District (108th - 109th Congresses). Elected to the 98th - 109th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1983 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works and Transportation (98th-100th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (98th-99th Congresses)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (98th-100th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (100th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (101st-109th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (102nd-104th Congresses; chair, 104th Congress)
  • Jt. Taxation (109th Congress)

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS. Democrat; Ohio, 11th District. Elected to the 106th- 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1999 until her death on August 20, 2008)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services (106th Congress)
  • H. Financial Services (107th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (106th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (107th-110th Congresses; chair, 110th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (108th-110th Congresses)

JORDAN, BARBARA C. Democrat; Texas, 18th District. Elected to the 93rd - 95th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (93rd-95th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (94th-95th Congresses)

KAHN, FLORENCE PRAG. Republican; California, 4th District. Elected to the 69th Congress in a Feb. 17, 1925, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Julius Kahn; reelected to the 70th - 74th Congresses. (served Dec. 7, 1925 - Jan. 3, 1937)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Census (69th Congress)
  • H. Coinage, Weights, and Measures (69th Congress)
  • H. Education (69th Congress)
  • H. Expenditures in the War Department (69th Congress)
  • H. War Claims (70th Congress)
  • H. Military Affairs (71st-72nd Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (73rd-74th Congresses)

KAPTUR, MARCY. Democrat; Ohio, 9th District. Elected to the 98th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1983 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (98th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (98th-100th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (101st, 112th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (101st-115th Congresses)

KASSEBAUM, NANCY LANDON. Republican; Kansas, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 1978. Reelected to the Senate in 1984 and 1990. (served Dec. 23, 1978 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (96th, 101st, 102nd Congresses)
  • S. Special Committee on Aging (96th-98th Congresses; 101st-102nd Congresses)
  • S. Budget (96th-100th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (96th-100th Congresses)
  • S. Select Committee on Ethics (99th-100th Congresses)
  • S. Foreign Relations (97th-104th Congresses)
  • S. Labor and Human Resources (101st-104th Congresses; ranking member, 103rd Congress; chair, 104th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (102nd-104th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on the Organization of Congress (103rd Congress)

KEE, MAUDE ELIZABETH. Democrat; West Virginia, 5th District. Elected to the 82nd Congress in a July 16, 1951, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, John Kee; reelected to the 83rd - 88th Congresses. (served July 26, 1951 - Jan. 3, 1965)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Veterans' Affairs (82nd-88th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (85th-87th Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (88th Congress)

KELLY, EDNA FLANNERY. Democrat; New York, 12th District. Elected to the 81st Congress Nov. 8, 1949, to fill vacancy caused by death of Andrew L. Somers; reelected to the 82nd - 90th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1950 - Jan. 3, 1969)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (81st-90th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (90th Congress)

KELLY, ROBIN. Democrat; Illinois, 2nd District. Elected to the 113th Congress in a April 9, 2013, special election to vacancy caused by resignation of Jesse Jackson Jr.; reelected to the 114th - 115th Congresses. (served April 11, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology (113th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (114th-115th Congresses)

KELLY, SUE. Republican; New York, 19th District. Elected to the 104th- 109th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services / Financial Services (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-109th Congresses)

KENNELLY, BARBARA BAILEY. Democrat; Connecticut, 1st District. Elected to the 97th Congress in a Jan. 12, 1982, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of William R. Cotter; reelected to the 98th - 105th Congresses. (served Jan. 12, 1982 - Jan. 3, 1999)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (97th Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (97th Congress)
  • H. Select Intelligence (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (103rd Congress)
  • H. Administration (103rd Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (98th-105th Congresses)

KEYS, MARTHA ELIZABETH. Democrat; Kansas, 2nd District. Elected to the 94th- 95th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Ways and Means (94th-95th Congresses)

KILPATRICK, CAROLYN CHEEKS. Democrat; Michigan, 15th District (105th - 107th Congresses) and 13th District (108th - 111th Congresses). Elected to the 105th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services (105th Congress)
  • H. House Oversight (105th Congress)
  • Jt. Library (105th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (106th-111th Congresses)

KILROY, MARY JO. Democrat; Ohio, 15th District. Elected to the 111th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (111th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (111th Congress)

KIRKPATRICK, ANN. Democrat; Arizona, 1st District. Elected to the 111th, 113th and 114th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011; Jan. 3, 2013 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (111th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (111th Congress)
  • H. Veterans Affairs (111th, 113th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Agriculture (114th Congress)

KLOBUCHAR, AMY. Democrat; Minnesota; Senator. Elected to Senate in 2006 and reelected in 2012. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (110th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (110th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (110th-111th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (110th-115th Congresses; Vice Chair, 113th Congress)
  • S. Judiciary (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Rules (114th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 115th Congress)

KNUTSON, COYA GJESDAL. Democrat; Minnesota, 9th District. Elected to the 84th - 85th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1955 - Jan. 3, 1959)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Agriculture (84th-85th Congresses)

KOSMAS, SUZANNE. Democrat; Florida, 24th District. Elected to the 111th Congress. (served Jan. 6, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Finance Services (111th Congress)
  • H. Science and Technology (111th Congress)

KUSTER, ANN McLANE. Democrat; New Hampshire, 2nd District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (113th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)

LANDRIEU, MARY. Democrat; Louisiana, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002 and 2008. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (105th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (105th-113th Congresses; chair, 113th Congress, 2nd session)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (105th-113th Congresses; chair, 111th Congress-113th Congress, 1st session)
  • S. Armed Services (106th-107th Congresses)
  • S. Appropriations (107th-113th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (110th-113th Congresses)

LANGLEY, KATHERINE GUDGER. Republican; Kentucky, 10th District. Elected to the 70th - 71st Congresses. (served Dec. 5, 1927 - March 3, 1931)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Claims (70th-71st Congresses)
  • H. Immigration and Naturalization (70th-71st Congresses)
  • H. Invalid Pensions (70th-71st Congresses)
  • H. Education (71st Congress)

LAWRENCE, BRENDA L. Democrat; Michigan, 14th District. Elected to the 114th- 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (114th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (115th Congress)

LEE, BARBARA. Democrat; California, 9th District. Elected to the 105th Congress in an April 7, 1998, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Ronald Dellums; reelected to the 106th- 115th Congresses. (served April 20, 1998 - present) Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, 111th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Science (105th Congress)
  • H. International Relations (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (110th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (113th-115th Congresses)

LINCOLN, BLANCHE LAMBERT. Democrat; Arkansas, 1st District. Elected to the 103rd- 104th Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1997). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 1998 and reelected in 2004. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 1999 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (103rd Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (103rd Congress)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)
  • H. Commerce (104th Congress)
  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (106th-111th Congresses; chair, 111th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (106th, 111th Congresses)
  • S. Special Committee on Aging (106th-111th Congresses)
  • S. Finance (107th-111th Congresses)
  • S. Select Committee on Ethics (107th-108th Congresses)

LLOYD, MARILYN. Democrat; Tennessee, 3rd District. Elected to the 94th- 103rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works (94th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology (94th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (95th-99th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (98th-103rd Congresses)

LOFGREN, ZOE. Democrat; California, 16th District (104th-112th Congresses); 19th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 104th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Science / Science, Space and Technology (104th-108th Congresses; 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (105th-107th Congresses; chair, 111th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Administration (109th-115th Congresses)
  • Jt. Library (109th-110th Congresses; 113th-115th Congresses)

LONG, CATHERINE S. Democrat; Louisiana, 8th District. Elected to the 99th Congress in a March 30, 1985, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Gillis Long. (served April 4, 1985- Jan. 3, 1987)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Works (99th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (99th Congress)

LONG, JILL. Democrat; Indiana, 4th District. Elected to the 101st Congress in a March 28, 1989, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Dan Coats; reelected to the 102nd - 103rd Congresses. (served April 5, 1989 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Hunger (101st-102nd Congresses)

LONG, ROSE McCONNELL. Democrat; Louisiana, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Jan. 31, 1936, to fill vacancy caused by death of her husband, Huey Pierce Long; subsequently elected April 21, 1936, in a special election to fill the remaining months of his term. (served Feb. 10, 1936 - Jan. 3, 1937)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Claims (74th Congress)
  • S. Immigration (74th Congress)
  • S. Interoceanic Canals (74th Congress)
  • S. Post Office and Post Roads (74th Congress)
  • S. Public Lands and Surveys (74th Congress)

LOVE, MIA B. Republican; Utah, 4th District. Elected to the 114th -115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Financial Services (114th-115th Congresses)

LOWEY, NITA M. Democrat; New York, 20th District (101st - 102nd Congresses); 18th District (103rd - 112th Congresses); 17th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 101st - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1989 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (101st-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (101st-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Narcotics Abuse and Control (101st-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (103rd-115th Congresses; ranking member, 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-110th Congresses)

LUCE, CLARE BOOTHE. Republican; Connecticut, 4th District. Elected to the 78th - 79th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1943 - Jan. 3, 1947)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Military Affairs (78th-79th Congresses)

LUJAN GRISHAM, MICHELLE. Democrat; New Mexico, 1st District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present) Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 115th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (113th-114th Congresses)

LUMMIS, CYNTHIA. Republican; Wyoming, At Large. Elected to the 111th - 114th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (111th Congress)
  • H. Budget (111th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (111th Congress; 113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (112th Congress)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (113th Congress)

LUSK, GEORGIA LEE. Democrat; New Mexico, At Large. Elected to the 80th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1947 - Jan. 3, 1949)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Veterans' Affairs (80th Congress)

MAJETTE, DENISE L. Democrat; Georgia, 4th District. Elected to the 108th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - Jan. 3, 2005)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (108th Congress)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (108th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (108th Congress)

MALONEY, CAROLYN. Democrat; New York, 14th District (103rd - 112th Congresses); 12th District (113th Congress- present). Elected to the 103rd - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Government Reform / Oversight and Government Reform (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Banking and Financial Services (103rd-106th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (107th-115th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (105th-114th Congresses; vice chair, 110th Congress; chair, 111th Congress; ranking member, 114th Congress)

MANKIN, HELEN DOUGLAS. Democrat; Georgia, 5th District. Elected to the 79th Congress in a Feb. 12, 1946, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Robert Ramspeck. (served Feb. 25, 1946 - Jan. 3, 1947)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Civil Service (79th Congress)
  • H. Claims (79th Congress)
  • H. Elections (79th Congress)
  • H. Revision of Laws (79th Congress)

MARGOLIES-MEZVINSKY, MARJORIE. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 13th District. Elected to the 103rd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Energy and Commerce (103rd Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Small Business (103rd Congress)

MARKEY, BETSY. Democrat; Colorado, 4th District. Elected to the 111th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (111th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (111th Congress)

MARTIN, LYNN M. Republican; Illinois, 16th District. Elected to the 97th - 101st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1981 - Jan. 3, 1991)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Administration (97th-98th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (97th-99th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (99th-100th Congresses)
  • Jt. Printing (98th Congress)
  • H. Rules (101st Congress)
  • H. Bipartisan Task Force on Ethics (vice chair, 101st Congress)

MATSUI, DORIS O. Democrat; California, 5th District (109th - 112th Congresses); 6th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 109th Congress in a March 8, 2005, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Robert Matsui; reelected to the 110th - 115th Congresses. (served March 10, 2005 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Rules (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Science (109th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (110th-115th Congresses)

MAY, CATHERINE DEAN. Republican; Washington, 4th District. Elected to the 86th - 91st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1959 - Jan. 3, 1971)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (86th-91st Congresses)
  • H. District of Columbia (91st Congress, 1st session)
  • H. Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop (90th-91st Congresses)
  • Jt. Atomic Energy (91st Congress)

MCCARTHY, CAROLYN. Democrat; New York, 4th District. Elected to the 105th - 113th Congresses. (served Jan. 7, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce / Education and Labor (105th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (108th-113th Congresses)

MCCARTHY, KAREN. Democrat; Missouri, 5th District. Elected to the 104th - 108th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 2005)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science (104th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (104th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th Congress)
  • H. Commerce (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th Congress)

MCCARTHY, KATHYRN O'LOUGHLIN. Democrat; Kansas, 6th District. Elected to the 73rd Congress. (served March 9, 1933 - Jan. 3, 1935)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education (73rd Congress)
  • H. Public Buildings and Grounds (73rd Congress)
  • H. World War Veterans' Legislation (73rd Congress)

MCCASKILL, CLAIRE. Democrat; Missouri, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 2006; reelected in 2012. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Armed Services (110th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (110th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 115th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (110th Congress)
  • S. Special Aging (110th-114th Congresses; ranking member, 114th Congress)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (111th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Finance (115th Congress)

MCCOLLUM, BETTY. Democrat; Minnesota, 4th District. Elected to the 107th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2001 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Resources (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (110th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (110th Congress)
  • H. Budget (111th-112th Congresses)

MCCORMICK, RUTH HANNA. Republican; Illinois, At Large. Elected to the 71st Congress. (served April 15, 1929 - March 3, 1931)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Naval Affairs (71st Congress)

MCKINNEY, CYNTHIA. Democrat; Georgia, 11th District (103rd - 104th Congresses) and 4th District (105th - 107th Congress and 109th Congress). Elected to the 103rd - 107th Congresses and to the 109th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2003; Jan. 3, 2005 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (103rd Congress)
  • H. Banking and Finance (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (104th-107th Congresses)
  • H. National Security (105th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (106th-107th Congresses; 109th Congress)
  • H. Budget (109th Congress)

MCMILLAN, CLARA GOODING. Democrat; South Carolina, 1st District. Elected to the 76th Congress in a Nov. 7, 1939, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Thomas S. McMillan. (served Jan. 3, 1940 - Jan. 3, 1941)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives in Congress (76th Congress)
  • H. Insular Affairs (76th Congress)
  • H. Patents (76th Congress)
  • H. Public Buildings and Grounds (76th Congress)

MCMORRIS RODGERS, CATHY. Republican; Washington, 5th District. Elected to the 109th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce / Education and Labor (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Resources / Natural Resources (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (112th-115th Congresses)

MCSALLY, MARTHA. Republican; Arizona, 2nd District. Elected to the 114th- 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (114th-115th Congresses)

MEEK, CARRIE. Democrat; Florida, 17th District. Elected to the 103rd - 107th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Appropriations (103rd Congress; 105th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (104th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight (104th Congress)

MENG, GRACE. Democrat; New York, 6th District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (115th Congress)

MEYERS, JAN. Republican; Kansas, 3rd District. Elected to the 99th - 104th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1985 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science and Technology (99th Congress)
  • H. Select Aging (99th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs/ International Relations (99th-104th Congresses)
  • H. Economic and Educational Opportunities (104th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (99th-104th Congresses; ranking member, 103rd Congress; chair, 104th Congress)

MEYNER, HELEN STEVENSON. Democrat; New Jersey, 13th District. Elected to the 94th - 95th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • H. District of Columbia (94th-95th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (94th Congress)
  • H. International Relations (95th Congress)

MIKULSKI, BARBARA ANN. Democrat; Maryland, 3rd District. Elected to the 95th - 99th Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1977 - Jan. 3, 1987). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 1986 and reelected in 1992, 1996, 2004, and 2010. (served in Senate Jan. 6, 1987 – Jan. 3, 2017)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Interstate and Foreign Commerce (95th-97th Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (95th-99th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (97th-99th Congresses)
  • S. Environmental and Public Works (100th Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (100th-114th Congresses; chair, 113th Congress; ranking member, 114th Congress)
  • S. Labor and Human Resources (100th-105th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • S. Select Ethics (103rd-104th Congresses; 109th Congress)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (106th-114th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (107th-114th Congresses)

MILLENDER-McDONALD, JUANITA. Democrat; California, 37th District. Elected to the 104th Congress in a March 26, 1996, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Walter Tucker; reelected to the 105th - 110th Congresses. (served April 16, 1996 until her death April 22, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Small Business (104th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Administration (108th-110th Congresses; ranking member, 109th Congress; chair, 110th Congress)
  • Jt. Library (108th-110th Congresses)
  • Jt. Printing (109th-110th Congresses)

MILLER, CANDICE S. Republican; Michigan, 10th District. Elected to the 108th - 114th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 until her resignation Dec. 31, 2016)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. House Administration (109th Congress; chair, 113th -114th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Select Energy Independence and Global Warming (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (110th-114th Congresses)
  • Jt. Library (109th Congress; 113th-114th Congresses)
  • Jt. Printing (109th Congress; 113th-114th Congresses)

MINK, PATSY TAKEMOTO. Democrat; Hawaii, 2nd District. Elected to the 89th - 94th Congresses; elected to the 101st Congress in a Sept. 22, 1990, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Daniel Akaka; reelected to the 102nd - 107th Congresses; posthumously reelected to the 108th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1965 - Jan. 3, 1977; Sept. 27, 1990 until her death Sept. 28, 2002)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (89th-94th Congresses; 101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (90th-94th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (94th Congress; 103rd-105th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (101st-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (103rd Congress)
  • H. Economic and Educational Opportunities (104th Congress)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (105th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform (106th-107th Congresses)

MOLINARI, SUSAN. Republican; New York, 14th District (101st - 102nd Congresses) and 13th District (103rd - 105th Congresses). Elected to the 101st Congress in a March 20, 1990, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of father, Guy Molinari; reelected to the 102nd - 105th Congresses. (served March 27, 1990 until her resignation August 1, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Small Business (101st Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor (102nd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (104th-105th Congresses)

MOORE, GWENDOLYNNE (GWEN). Democrat; Wisconsin, 4th District. Elected to the 109th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (109th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (109th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (110th-114th Congresses)

MORELLA, CONSTANCE A. Republican; Maryland, 8th District. Elected to the 100th - 107th Congresses. (served Jan. 6, 1987 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (100th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Science, Space, and Technology / Science (100th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Select Aging (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight (104th-107th Congresses)

MOSELEY-BRAUN, CAROL. Democrat; Illinois, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 1992. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1999)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (103rd-105th Congresses)
  • S. Judiciary (103rd Congress)
  • S. Small Business (103rd Congress)
  • S. Finance (104th-105th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (104th-105th Congresses)

MURKOWSKI, LISA. Republican; Alaska, Senator. Appointed to the Senate Dec. 20, 2002, by her father, Frank Murkowski, to the seat he had held before he was elected governor of Alaska. Reelected to a six-year term in 2004, as well as in 2010 and 2016. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (108th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 111th-113th Congresses; chair, 114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Environment and Public Works (108th-109th Congress)
  • S. Veterans' Affairs (108th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (108th-115th Congresses; ranking member, part of 110th Congress)
  • S. Foreign Relations (109th-110th Congresses)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (110th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Appropriations (111th-115th Congresses)

MURPHY, STEPHANIE. Democrat; Florida, 7th District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (115th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (115th Congress)

MURRAY, PATTY. Democrat; Washington, Senator. Elected to the Senate in 1992 and reelected in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016. (served Jan. 5, 1993 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Appropriations (103rd-111th Congresses; 113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • S. Budget (103rd-115th Congresses; chair, 113th Congress)
  • S. Labor and Human Resources (105th Congress)
  • S. Veterans Affairs (105th-115th Congresses; chair, 112th Congress)
  • S. Select Ethics (105th Congress)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (106th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 114th -115th Congresses)
  • S. Foreign Relations (110th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (110th Congress)
  • Jt. Printing (111th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Rules and Administration (111th-113th Congresses)
  • Jt. Select Committee on Deficit Control (112th Congress)

MUSGRAVE, MARILYN. Republican; Colorado, 4th District. Elected to the 108th - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2003 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Resources (109th Congress)

MYRICK, SUE. Republican; North Carolina, 9th District. Elected to the 104th - 112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 to Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (104th Congress)
  • H. Science (104th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (104th Congress)
  • H. Rules (105th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (109th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (112th Congress)

NAPOLITANO, GRACE FLORES. Democrat; California, 34th District (106th - 107th Congresses), 38th District (108th - 112th Congresses) and 32nd District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 106th - 115th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 1999 - present). Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 109th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Resources / Natural Resources (106th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (106th-108th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-115th Congresses)

NEGRETE McLEOD, GLORIA. Democrat; California, 35th District. Elected to the 113th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (113th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (113th Congress)

NEUBERGER, MAURINE BROWN. Democrat; Oregon, Senator. Elected to the Senate in a Nov. 8, 1960, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Richard L. Neuberger, and for the ensuing six-year term. (served Nov. 9, 1960 - Jan. 3, 1967)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture and Forestry (87th-88th Congresses)
  • S. Banking and Currency (87th-89th Congresses)
  • S. Special Committee on Aging (87th Congress)
  • S. Committee on Parliamentary Conference with Canada (87th Congress, 2nd session)
  • S. Commerce (89th Congress)

NOEM, KRISTI. Republican; South Dakota, At Large. Elected to the 112th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (112th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (112th Congress)
  • H. Agriculture (113th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (114th-115th Congresses)

NOLAN, MAE ELLA. Republican; California, 5th District. Elected to the 67th Congress in a Jan. 23, 1923, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, John Nolan, and also to the 68th Congress. (served Feb. 2, 1923 - March 3, 1925). First woman to chair a congressional committee.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Expenditures in the Post Office Department (67th-68th Congresses; chair, 68th Congress)
  • H. Labor (67th-68th Congresses)

NORRELL, CATHERINE DORRIS. Democrat; Arkansas, 6th District. Elected to the 87th Congress in an April 18, 1961, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, William Frank Norrell. (served April 25, 1961 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (87th Congress)

NORTHUP, ANNE M. Republican; Kentucky 3rd District. Elected to the 105th - 109th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Appropriations (105th-109th Congresses)

NORTON, ELEANOR HOLMES. Democrat; Delegate from the District of Columbia. Elected to the 102nd - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1991 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. District of Columbia (102nd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (102nd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (102nd-103rd Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on the Organization of Congress (103rd Congress)
  • H. Small Business (104th Congress)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform/ Government Reform (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-111th Congresses)

NORTON, MARY TERESA. Democrat; New Jersey, 13th District. Elected to the 69th- 81st Congresses. (served Dec. 7, 1925 - Jan. 3, 1951)

Committee assignments:

  • H. District of Columbia (69th-74th Congresses; chair, 72nd -74th Congresses)
  • H. Labor (69th-79th Congresses; chair, 75th-79th Congresses)
  • H. World War Veterans Legislation (69th-72nd Congresses)
  • H. Memorials (71st-79th Congresses)
  • H. Education (78th-79th Congresses)
  • H. Enrolled Bills (78th-79th Congresses)
  • H. Administration (ranking member, 80th Congress; chair, 81st Congress)
  • Jt. Printing (81st Congress)
  • Jt. Library (80th Congress)

OAKAR, MARY ROSE. Democrat; Ohio, 20th District. Elected to the 95th- 102nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1977 - Jan. 3, 1993)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (95th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (97th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Administration (98th-102nd Congresses)

O'DAY, CAROLINE LOVE GOODWIN. Democrat; New York, At Large. Elected to the 74th - 77th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1935 - Jan. 3, 1943)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives (74th-77th Congresses; chair, 75th-77th Congresses)
  • H. Immigration and Naturalization (75th-77th Congresses)
  • H. Insular Affairs (75th-77th Congresses)

OLDFIELD, PEARL PEDEN. Democrat; Arkansas, 2nd District. Elected to the 70th Congress in a Jan. 9, 1929, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, William A. Oldfield, and also to the 71st Congress. (served Jan. 11, 1929 - March 3, 1931)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Coinage, Weights, and Measures (71st Congress)
  • H. Expenditures in the Executive Departments (71st Congress)
  • H. Public Buildings and Grounds (71st Congress)

OWEN, RUTH BRYAN. Democrat; Florida, 4th District. Elected to the 71st - 72nd Congresses. (served April 15, 1929 - March 3, 1933)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (71st-72nd Congresses)

PATTERSON, ELIZABETH J. Democrat; South Carolina, 4th District. Elected to the 100th- 102nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1987 - Jan. 3, 1993)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Select Hunger (100th-102nd Congresses)

PELOSI, NANCY. Democrat; California, 5th District (100th - 102nd Congresses), 8th District (103rd - 112th Congresses); 12th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 100th Congress in a June 2, 1987 special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Sala Burton; reelected to the 101st - 115th Congresses. (served June 9, 1987 - present) First female Speaker of the House, 110th and 111th Congresses.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (102nd-107th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (102nd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (104th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (Ex Officio, 108th-113th Congresses)

PETTIS, SHIRLEY N. Republican; California, 37th District. Elected to the 94th Congress in a April 29, 1975, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Jerry L. Pettis; reelected to the 95th Congress. (served May 6, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1979)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (94th Congress)
  • H. Education and Labor (95th Congress)
  • H. International Relations (95th Congress)

PFOST, GRACIE BOWERS. Democrat; Idaho, 1st District. Elected to the 83rd - 87th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1953 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (83rd-87th Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (84th-85th Congresses)
  • H. Public Works (86th-87th Congresses)

PINGREE, CHELLIE. Democrat; Maine, 1st District. Elected to the 111th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (111th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (111th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Agriculture (112th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (113th-115th Congresses)

PLASKETT, STACEY E. Democrat; Delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Elected to the 114th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (114th-115th Congresses)

PRATT, ELIZA JANE. Democrat; North Carolina, 8th District. Elected to the 79th Congress in a May 25, 1946, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of William O. Burgin. (served June 3, 1946 - Jan. 3, 1947)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Flood Control (79th Congress)
  • H. Pensions (79th Congress)
  • H. Territories (79th Congress)

PRATT, RUTH SEARS BAKER. Republican; New York, 17th District. Elected to the 71st - 72nd Congresses. (served April 15, 1929 - March 3, 1933)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Currency (71st Congress)
  • H. Library (71st-72nd Congresses)
  • H. Education (72nd Congress)

PRYCE, DEBORAH. Republican; Ohio, 15th District. Elected to the 103rd - 110th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (103rd Congress)
  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Rules (104th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (109th-110th Congresses)

PYLE, GLADYS. Republican; South Dakota, Senator. Elected to the Senate Nov. 8, 1938, to fill vacancy caused by death of Peter Norbeck; never sworn in and seated, because Congress was not in session between her election and the expiration of the term on Jan. 3, 1939.

No committee assignments listed.

RADEWAGEN, AUMUA AMATA COLEMAN. Republican; Delegate from American Samoa. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Natural Resources (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (114th-115th Congresses)

RANKIN, JEANNETTE. Republican; Montana, At Large (65th Congress) and 1st District (77th Congress). Elected to the 65th Congress and the 77th Congress. (served April 2, 1917 - March 4, 1919; Jan. 3, 1941 - Jan. 3, 1943) First woman elected to Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Public Lands (65th Congress; 77th Congress)
  • H. Woman Suffrage (65th Congress)
  • H. Insular Affairs (77th Congress)

REECE, LOUISE GOFF. Republican; Tennessee, 1st District. Elected to the 87th Congress in a May 16, 1961, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of her husband, B. Carroll Reece. (served May 23, 1961 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Public Works (87th Congress)

REID, CHARLOTTE THOMPSON. Republican; Illinois, 15th District. Elected to the 88th- 92nd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1963 until her resignation on Oct. 7, 1971)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (88th-89th Congresses)
  • H. Public Works (89th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (90th-92nd Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (91st-92nd Congresses)

RICE, KATHLEEN M. Democrat; New York; 4th District. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (114th-115th Congresses)

RICHARDSON, LAURA. Democrat, California, 37th District. Elected to the 110th Congress in an August 21, 2007, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Juanita Millender-McDonald; reelected to the 111th - 112th Congresses. (served Sept. 4, 2007 to Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science and Technology (110th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (110th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (111th-112th Congresses)

RILEY, CORINNE BOYD. Democrat; South Carolina, 2nd District. Elected to the 87th Congress in an April 10, 1962, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, John J. Riley. (served April 12, 1962 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Science and Transportation (87th Congress)

RIVERS, LYNN. Democrat; Michigan, 13th District. Elected to the 104th - 107th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (104th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Science (104th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (107th Congress)

ROBERTSON, ALICE MARY. Republican; Oklahoma, 2nd District. Elected to the 67th Congress. (served April 11, 1921 - March 3, 1923)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Expenditures in the Interior Department (67th Congress)
  • H. Indian Affairs (67th Congress)
  • H. Woman Suffrage (67th Congress)

ROBY, MARTHA. Republican; Alabama, 2nd District. Elected to the 112th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (112th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (112th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (112th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Select Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (115th Congress)

ROGERS, EDITH NOURSE. Republican; Massachusetts, 5th District. Elected to the 69th Congress in a June 30, 1925, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, John J. Rogers; reelected to the 70th - 86th Congresses. (served Dec. 7, 1925 until her death Sept. 10, 1960)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Expenditures in the Navy Department (69th Congress)
  • H. Industrial Arts and Expositions (69th Congress)
  • H. Woman Suffrage (69th Congress)
  • H. World War Veterans' Legislation (69th-79th Congresses)
  • H. Civil Service (70th-77th Congresses)
  • H. Indian Affairs (70th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (73rd-79th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (80th-86th Congresses; ranking member, 81st-82nd and 84th- 86th Congresses; chair, 80th and 83rd Congresses)

ROSEN, JACKY. Democrat; Nevada, 3rd District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2017 – present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (115th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (115th Congress)

ROS-LEHTINEN, ILEANA. Republican; Florida, 18th District (102nd - 112th Congresses); 27th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 101st Congress in an August 29, 1989, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Claude Pepper; reelected to the 102nd - 115th Congresses. Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Conference in the 109th Congress. (served Sept. 6, 1989 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (101st-103rd Congresses; 110th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 110th-111th Congresses; chair, 112th Congress)
  • H. International Relations (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight / Government Reform (104th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (109th Congress)
  • H. Rules (113th Congress)
  • H. Intelligence (114th-115th Congresses)

ROUKEMA, MARGARET (MARGE) SCAFATI. Republican; New Jersey, 7th District. Elected to the 97th - 107th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1981 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (97th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor (97th-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Select Hunger (98th-102nd Congresses; vice chair, 100th Congress)
  • H. Banking and Financial Services/Financial Services (104th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Economic and Educational Opportunities (104th Congress)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (105th-107th Congresses)

ROYBAL-ALLARD, LUCILLE. Democrat; California, 33rd District (103rd - 107th Congresses); 34th District (108th - 112th Congresses); 40th District (113th Congress- present). Elected to the 103rd - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs / Banking and Financial Services (103rd-105th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (103rd Congress)
  • H. Budget (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. Select U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with … China (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (106th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Standards of Official Conduct (108th-110th Congresses)

SAIKI, PATRICIA F. Republican; Hawaii, 1st District. Elected to the 100th - 101st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1987 - Jan. 3, 1991)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Select Aging (100th-101st Congresses)

ST. GEORGE, KATHARINE PRICE COLLIER. Republican; New York, 28th District. Elected to the 80th - 88th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1947 - Jan. 3, 1965)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (80th-84th Congresses; 86th-88th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (83rd Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (85th-86th Congresses)
  • H. Rules (87th-88th Congresses)

SÁNCHEZ, LINDA. Democrat; California, 39th District (108th - 113th Congresses); 38th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 108th - 115th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 2003 - present). Sister of Loretta Sanchez. Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 114th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Reform (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (108th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (108th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor (110th Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (111th Congress; 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (112th Congress)
  • H. Ethics (112th-114th Congresses; ranking member, 114th Congress)
  • H. Select Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (113th-114th Congresses)

SANCHEZ, LORETTA. Democrat; California, 46th District (105th - 107th and 113th - 114th Congresses) and 47th District (108th - 110th Congresses). Elected to the 105th - 114th Congresses (served Jan. 3, 1997 – Jan. 3, 2017). Sister of Linda Sánchez.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (105th-107th Congresses)
  • H. National Security (105th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (106th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th-114th Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (109th Congress; 111th-114th Congresses)

SCHAKOWSKY, JANICE. Democrat; Illinois, 9th District. Elected to the 106th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1999 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Financial Services (106th Congress)
  • H. Financial Services (107th Congress)
  • H. Government Reform (106th-107th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (106th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (108th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (110th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (114th Congress)

SCHENK, LYNN. Democrat; California, 49th District. Elected to the 103rd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Energy and Commerce (103rd Congress)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (103rd Congress)

SCHMIDT, JEAN. Republican, Ohio, 2nd District. Elected to the 109th Congress in an August 2, 2005, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Rob Portman; reelected to the 110th - 112th Congresses. (served Sept. 6, 2005 to Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (109th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform (109th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (109th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th Congress)

SCHNEIDER, CLAUDINE CMARADA. Republican; Rhode Island, 2nd District. Elected to the 97th - 101st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1981 - Jan. 3, 1991)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (97th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Science and Technology (97th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Special Committee on Aging (98th-101st Congresses)

SCHROEDER, PATRICIA S. Democrat; Colorado, 1st District. Elected to the 93rd - 104th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1973 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (93rd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (93rd-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (97th-104th Congresses)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (100th-102nd Congresses; chair, 102nd Congress)
  • H. National Security (104th Congress)

SCHWARTZ, ALLYSON Y. Democrat; Pennsylvania, 13th District. Elected to the 109th - 113th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (109th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (109th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (110th, 111th, 113th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th Congress)

SEASTRAND, ANDREA. Republican; California, 22nd District. Elected to the 104th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Science (104th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (104th Congress)

SEKULA GIBBS, SHELLEY. Republican; Texas, 22nd District. Elected to the 109th Congress in a Nov. 7, 2006, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Tom Delay. (served Nov. 13, 2006 - Jan. 3, 2007)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (109th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (109th Congress)

SEWELL, TERRYCINA ("TERRI"). Democrat; Alabama, 7th District. Elected to the 112th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (112th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (112th Congress)
  • H. Financial Services (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Ways and Means (115th Congress)

SHAHEEN, JEANNE D. Democrat; New Hampshire; Senator. Elected to Senate in 2008 and reelected in 2014. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (111th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Foreign Relations (111th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (111th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (112th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Appropriations (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Ethics (115th Congress)

SHEA-PORTER, CAROL, Democrat; New Hampshire, 1st District. Elected to the 110th, 111th, 113th and 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 - Jan. 3, 2011; Jan. 3, 2013 - Jan. 3, 2015; Jan. 3-2017 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (110th, 111th, 113th, 115th Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor/ Education and the Workforce (110th, 111th, 115th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (111th, 113th Congresses)

SHEPHERD, KAREN. Democrat; Utah, 2nd District. Elected to the 103rd Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Natural Resources (103rd Congress)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (103rd Congress)

SIMPSON, EDNA OAKES. Republican; Ohio, 28th District. Elected to the 86th Congress (served Jan. 3, 1959 - Jan. 3, 1961). She succeeded her husband, Sidney Simpson, who died on Oct. 26, 1958.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Administration (86th Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (86th Congress)

SINEMA, KYRSTEN. Democrat; Arizona, 9th District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Financial Services (113th-115th Congresses)

SLAUGHTER, LOUISE MCINTOSH. Democrat; New York; 30th District (100th - 102nd Congresses); 28th District (103rd - 112th Congresses); 25th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 100th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1987 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Public Works and Transportation (100th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Select Aging (100th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (102nd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Government Reform and Oversight (104th Congress)
  • H. Rules (102nd-115th Congresses; chair, 110th-111th Congresses; ranking member, 109th, 112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Homeland Security (108th Congress)

SMITH, LINDA. Republican; Washington, 3rd District. Elected to the 104th - 105th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 1999)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Resources (104th-105th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (104th-105th Congresses)

SMITH, MARGARET CHASE. Republican; Maine, 2nd District, and Senator. Elected to the 76th Congress in a June 3, 1940, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Clyde H. Smith; reelected to the 77th - 80th Congresses (served in House June 10, 1940 - Jan. 3, 1949). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 1948 and reelected in 1954, 1960, and 1966 (served in Senate Jan. 3, 1949 - Jan. 3, 1973). Chair of the Senate Republican Conference, 1967-1972 (the highest Senate leadership post held by a woman).

Committee assignments:

  • H. Election of the President, Vice President, Representatives in Congress (76th Congress)
  • H. War Claims (76th Congress)
  • H. Revision of the Laws (76th Congress)
  • H. Invalid Pensions (76th-77th Congresses)
  • H. Education (77th Congress)
  • H. Post Office and Post Roads (77th Congress)
  • H. Naval Affairs (78th-79th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (80th Congress)
  • S. District of Columbia (81st Congress)
  • S. Expenditures in Executive Departments (81st-82nd Congresses)
  • S. Rules and Administration (82nd Congress)
  • S. Select Senate Employees Compensation Rates (chair, 83rd Congress)
  • S. Appropriations (83rd-92nd Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (83rd-92nd Congresses; ranking member, 90th-92nd Congresses)
  • S. Government Operations (83rd-85th Congresses)
  • S. Aeronautical and Space Sciences (86th-92nd Congresses; ranking member, 88th-91st Congresses)

SMITH, TINA. Democrat; Minnesota, Appointed to the Senate December 13, 2017 to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Al Franken. (served Jan. 3, 2018 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Agriculture (115th Congress)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (115th Congress)
  • S. Indian Affairs (115th Congress)

SMITH, VIRGINIA. Republican; Nebraska, 3rd District. Elected to the 94th - 101st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1975 - Jan. 3, 1991)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (94th Congress)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (94th Congress)
  • H. Appropriations (95th-101st Congresses)

SNOWE, OLYMPIA J. Republican; Maine, 2nd District, and Senator. Elected to the 96th - 103rd Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1979 - Jan. 3, 1995). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 1994 and reelected in 2000 and 2006. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 1995 to Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Operations (96th Congress)
  • H. Small Business (96th-97th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Aging (96th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (97th-103rd Congresses)
  • Jt. Economic (98th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Budget (103rd Congress)
  • S. Budget (104th-107th Congresses)
  • S. Commerce, Science, and Transportation (104th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Foreign Relations (104th Congress)
  • S. Small Business and Entrepreneurship (104th-112th Congresses; chair, 108th-109th Congresses; ranking member, 110th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Armed Services (105th-106th Congresses)
  • S. Finance (107th-112th Congresses)
  • S. Select Intelligence (108th-112th Congresses)

SOLIS, HILDA. Democrat; California, 31st District (107th Congress) and 32nd District (108th - 111th Congresses). Elected to the 107th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2001 until her resignation on Feb. 23, 2009, to become Secretary of Labor)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and the Workforce (107th Congress)
  • H. Resources / Natural Resources (107th, 110th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (108th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Select Energy Independence and Global Warming (110th Congress)

SPEIER, JACKIE. Democrat; California; 12th District (110th- 112th Congresses); 14th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 110th Congress in an April 8, 2008, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Tom Lantos; reelected to the 111th- 115th Congresses. (served April 10, 2008 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (110th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming (111th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (112th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (112th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (114th-115th Congresses)

SPELLMAN, GLADYS NOON. Democrat; Maryland, 5th District. Elected to the 94th - 97th Congresses. Began service Jan. 14, 1975. Unable to be sworn in to the 97th Congress due to disability; seat declared vacant Feb. 24, 1981.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Currency, and Housing / Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (94th-96th Congresses)
  • H. Post Office and Civil Service (94th-95th Congresses)
  • H. Democratic Steering and Policy (96th Congress)

STABENOW, DEBBIE. Democrat; Michigan, 8th District, and Senator. Elected to the 105th - 106th Congresses (served in House Jan. 3, 1997 - Jan. 3, 2001). Subsequently elected to the Senate in 2000 and reelected in 2006 and 2012. (served in Senate Jan. 3, 2001 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Science (105th-106th Congresses)
  • S. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (107th-115th Congresses; chair, 112th-113th Congresses, ranking member, 114th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (107th-109th Congresses)
  • S. Budget (107th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Special Committee on Aging (107th-108th Congresses)
  • S. Finance (110th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (111th-115th Congresses)
  • Jt. Taxation (114th-115th Congresses)

STANLEY, WINIFRED CLAIRE. Republican; New York, At Large. Elected to the 78th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1943 - Jan. 3, 1945)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Civil Service (78th Congress)
  • H. Patents (78th Congress)

STEFANIK, ELISE M. Republican; New York, 21st District. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015- present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (115th Congress)

SULLIVAN, LEONOR KRETZER. Democrat; Missouri, 3rd District. Elected to the 83rd - 94th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1953 - Jan. 3, 1977)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (83rd Congress; 89th-94th Congresses; chair, 93rd - 94th Congresses)
  • H. Banking and Currency (84th-94th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on Defense Production (91st-94th Congresses)

SUMNER, JESSIE. Republican; Illinois, 18th District. Elected to the 76th - 79th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1939 - Jan. 3, 1947)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Banking and Currency (76th-79th Congresses)

SUTTON, BETTY. Democrat; Ohio, 13th District. Elected to the 110th - 112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2007 to Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (110th Congress)
  • H. Rules (110th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (111th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (112th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (112th Congress)

TAUSCHER, ELLEN. Democrat; California, 10th District. Elected to the 105th - 111th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1997 until her resignation on June 26, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. National Security (105th Congress)
  • H. Science (105th Congress)
  • H. Armed Services (106th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (105th-111th Congresses)

TENNEY, CLAUDIA. Republican; New York, 22nd District. Elected to the 115th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 2007 to present)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Financial Services (115th Congress)

THOMAS, LERA MILLARD. Democrat; Texas, 8th District. Elected to the 89th Congress in a March 26, 1966, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Albert Thomas. (served March 30, 1966 - Jan. 3, 1967)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (89th Congress)

THOMPSON, RUTH. Republican; Michigan, 9th District. Elected to the 82nd - 84th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1951 - Jan. 3, 1957)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (82nd-84th Congresses)
  • Jt. Committee on Immigration and Nationality Policy (84th Congress)

THURMAN, KAREN L. Democrat; Florida, 5th District. Elected to the 103rd - 107th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2003)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Agriculture (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations / Government Reform and Oversight (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Ways and Means (105th-107th Congresses)

TITUS, DINA. Democrat; Nevada, 3rd District (111th Congress); 1st District (113th Congress- present). Elected to the 111th and 113th -115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2011; Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (111th Congress)
  • H. Homeland Security (111th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (111th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (115th Congress)

TORRES, NORMA J. Democrat; California, 35th District. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (114th Congress)
  • H. Natural Resources (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (115th Congress)

TSONGAS, NIKI. Democrat; Massachusetts; 5th District (110th - 112th Congresses); 3rd District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 110th Congress in an Oct. 16, 2007, special election to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Martin Meehan; reelected to the 111th - 115th Congresses. (served Oct. 18, 2007 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (110th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (111th-115th Congresses)

UNSOELD, JOLENE. Democrat; Washington, 3rd District. Elected to the 101st - 103rd Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1989 - Jan. 3, 1995)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Education and Labor (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Merchant Marine and Fisheries (101st-103rd Congresses)
  • H. Select Aging (101st-102nd Congresses)

VELÁZQUEZ, NYDIA M. Democrat; New York, 12th District (103rd - 112th Congresses); 7th District (113th District - present). Elected to the 103rd - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - present) Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 111th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (103rd Congress)
  • H. Banking and Financial Services / Financial Services (104th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (103rd-115th Congresses; chair, 110th-111th Congresses; ranking member, 105th-109th, 112th-115th Congresses)

VUCANOVICH, BARBARA. Republican; Nevada, 2nd District. Elected to the 98th - 104th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1983 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Administration (98th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Select Children, Youth, and Families (98th-101st Congresses)
  • H. Interior and Insular Affairs (98th-102nd Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (102nd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Natural Resources (103rd Congress)

WAGNER, ANN. Republican; Missouri, 2nd District. Elected to the 113th – 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (115th Congress)

WALDHOLTZ, ENID GREENE. Republican; Utah, 2nd District. Elected to the 104th Congress. (served Jan. 3, 1995 - Jan. 3, 1997)

Committee assignment:

  • H. Rules (104th Congress)

WALORSKI, JACKIE. Republican; Indiana, 2nd District. Elected to the 113th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Armed Services (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Budget (113th Congress)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (113th-114th Congresses)
  • H. Agriculture (114th Congress)
  • H. Ways and Means (115th Congress)

WALTERS, MIMI. Republican; California, 45th District. Elected to the 114th -115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Judiciary (114th Congress)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (114th Congress)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (115th Congress)
  • H. Ethics (115th Congress)

WARREN, ELIZABETH. Democrat; Massachusetts; Senator. Elected in 2012. (served Jan. 3, 2013 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • S. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Special Aging (113th-115th Congresses)
  • S. Energy and Natural Resources (114th Congress)
  • S. Armed Services (115th Congress)

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, DEBBIE. Democrat, Florida, 20th District (109th -112th Congresses); 23rd District (113th Congress- present). Elected to the 109th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2005 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Financial Services (109th Congress)
  • Jt. Library (110th-111th Congresses)
  • H. Appropriations (110th-111th Congresses; 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (110th-112th Congress, first session)
  • H. Budget (112th, 115th Congresses)

WATERS, MAXINE. Democrat; California, 29th District (102nd Congress), 35th District (103rd - 112th Congresses) and 43rd District (113th Congress- present). Elected to the 102nd - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1991 - present) Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, 105th Congress.

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs / Banking and Financial Services (102nd-106th Congresses)
  • H. Financial Services (107th-115th Congresses; ranking member, 113th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Veterans' Affairs (102nd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Small Business (103rd-104th Congresses)
  • H. Judiciary (105th-112th Congresses)

WATSON, DIANE. Democrat; California, 32nd District (107th Congress) and 33rd District (108th - 111th Congresses). Elected to the 107th Congress in a June 5, 2001, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Julian Dixon; reelected to the 108th - 111th Congresses. (served June 7, 2001 - Jan. 3, 2011)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Government Reform / Oversight and Government Reform (107th-111th Congresses)
  • H. International Relations (107th-109th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th-111th Congresses)

WATSON COLEMAN, BONNIE. Democrat; New Jersey, 12th District. Elected to the 114th – 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2015 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Homeland Security (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Oversight and Government Reform (114th-115th Congresses)

WEIS, JESSICA McCULLOUGH. Republican; New York, 38th District. Elected to the 86th - 87th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1959 - Jan. 3, 1963)

Committee assignments:

  • H. District of Columbia (86th-87th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (86th Congress)
  • H. Science and Astronautics (87th Congress)

WILSON, FREDERICA. Democrat; Florida; 17th District (112th Congress), 24th District (113th Congress - present). Elected to the 112th - 115th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 2011 - present)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Foreign Affairs (112th Congress)
  • H. Science, Space and Technology (112th-113th Congresses)
  • H. Education and the Workforce (114th-115th Congresses)
  • H. Transportation and Infrastructure (115th Congress)

WILSON, HEATHER. Republican; New Mexico, 1st District. Elected to the 105th Congress in a June 23, 1998, special election to fill vacancy caused by death of Steven Schiff; reelected to the 106th - 110th Congresses. (served June 25, 1998 - Jan. 3, 2009)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Commerce (105th-106th Congresses)
  • H. Intelligence (106th Congress; 109th-110th Congresses)
  • H. Armed Services (107th-108th Congresses)
  • H. Energy and Commerce (107th-110th Congresses)

WINGO, EFFIGENE LOCKE. Democrat; Arkansas, 4th District. Elected to the 71st Congress Nov. 4, 1930, to fill vacancy caused by death of husband, Otis Wingo, and to the 72nd Congress. (served Dec. 1, 1930 - March 3, 1933)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Accounts (71st Congress)
  • H. Insular Affairs (71st Congress)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (72nd Congress)

WOODHOUSE, CHASE GOING. Democrat; Connecticut, 2nd District. Elected to the 79th and 81st Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1945 - Jan. 3, 1947 and Jan. 3, 1949 - Jan. 3, 1951)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Banking and Currency (79th, 81st Congresses)
  • H. Administration (81st Congress)

WOOLSEY, LYNN. Democrat; California, 6th District. Elected to the 103rd- 112th Congresses. (served Jan. 3, 1993 - Jan. 3, 2013)

Committee assignments:

  • H. Budget (103rd-105th Congresses)
  • H. Education and Labor / Education and the Workforce (103rd Congress; 105th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Government Operations (103rd Congress)
  • H. Economic and Educational Opportunities (104th Congress)
  • H. Science / Science and Technology / Science, Space and Technology (106th-112th Congresses)
  • H. Foreign Affairs (110th Congress)

Table 1. Women in Congress, 65th-115th Congresses, by Congress

Names of Democratic Representatives and Senators in Italics; Republicans in Roman.
Includes Delegates and the Resident Commissioner

115th Congress (2017-2018)

House

Alma Adams

Nanette Diaz Barrágan

Karen Bass

Joyce Beatty

Diane Black

Marsha Blackburn

Lisa Blunt Rochester

Suzanne Bonamici

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Susan Brooks

Julia Brownley

Cheri Bustos

Kathy Castor

Liz Cheney

Judy Chu

Katherine M. Clark

Yvette Clarke

Barbara Comstock

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Suzan DelBene

Val Demings

Debbie Dingell

Anna G. Eshoo

Elizabeth Esty

Virginia Foxx

Lois Frankel

Marcia L. Fudge

Tulsi Gabbard

Jenniffer González-Colón

Kay Granger

Colleen Hanabusa

Karen Handela

Vicky Hartzler

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Sheila Jackson Lee

Praymila Jayapal

Lynn Jenkins

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Robin Kelly

Ann McLane Kuster

Brenda Lawrence

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Mia Love

Nita M. Lowey

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Martha McSally

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsui

Grace Meng

Gwen Moore

Stephanie Murphy

Grace Napolitano

Kristi Noem

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Chellie Pingree

Stacey Plaskett

Aumua A. C. Radewagen

Kathleen Rice

Martha Roby

Jacky Rosen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Janice Schakowsky

Terri Sewell

Carol Shea-Porter

Kyrsten Sinema

Louise M. Slaughter

Jackie Speier

Elise M. Stefanik

Claudia Tenney

Dina Titus

Norma Torres

Niki Tsongas

Nydia Velázquez

Ann Wagner

Jackie Walorski

Mimi Walters

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Frederica Wilson

Senate

Tammy Baldwin

Maria Cantwell

Shelley Moore Capito

Susan Collins

Catherine Cortez Masto

Tammy Duckworth

Joni Ernst

Dianne Feinstein

Deb Fischer

Kirsten Gillibrand

Kamala Harris

Maggie Hassan

Heidi Heitkamp

Mazie Hirono

Amy Klobuchar

Claire McCaskill

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Jeanne Shaheen

Tina Smitha

Debbie Stabenow

Elizabeth Warren

114th Congress (2015-2016)

House

Alma Adams

Karen Bass

Joyce Beatty

Diane Black

Marsha Blackburn

Suzanne Bonamici

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Susan Brooks

Corrine Brown

Julia Brownley

Cheri Bustos

Lois Capps

Kathy Castor

Judy Chu

Katherine M. Clark

Yvette Clarke

Barbara Comstock

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Suzan DelBene

Debbie Dingell

Tammy Duckworth

Donna Edwards

Renee Ellmers

Anna G. Eshoo

Elizabeth Esty

Virginia Foxx

Lois Frankel

Marcia L. Fudge

Tulsi Gabbard

Gwen Graham

Kay Granger

Janice Hahna

Colleen Hanabusaa

Vicky Hartzler

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Sheila Jackson Lee

Lynn Jenkins

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Robin Kelly

Ann Kirkpatrick

Ann McLane Kuster

Brenda Lawrence

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Mia Love

Nita M. Lowey

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Cynthia Lummis

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Martha McSally

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsui

Grace Meng

Candice Millera

Gwen Moore

Grace Napolitano

Kristi Noem

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Chellie Pingree

Stacey Plaskett

Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen

Kathleen Rice

Martha Roby

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Terri Sewell

Kyrsten Sinema

Louise M. Slaughter

Jackie Speier

Elise M. Stefanik

Dina Titus

Norma Torres

Niki Tsongas

Nydia Velázquez

Ann Wagner

Jackie Walorski

Mimi Walters

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Frederica Wilson

Senate

Kelly Ayotte

Tammy Baldwin

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Shelley Moore Capito

Susan Collins

Joni Ernst

Dianne Feinstein

Deb Fischer

Kirsten Gillibrand

Heidi Heitkamp

Mazie Hirono

Amy Klobuchar

Claire McCaskill

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Jeanne Shaheen

Debbie Stabenow

Elizabeth Warren

113th Congress (2013-2014)

House

Alma Adamsa

Michele Bachmann

Karen Bass

Joyce Beatty

Diane Black

Marsha Blackburn

Suzanne Bonamici

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Susan Brooks

Corrine Brown

Julia Brownley

Cheri Bustos

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Kathy Castor

Donna Christensen

Judy Chu

Katherine M. Clarka

Yvette Clarke

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Suzan DelBene

Tammy Duckworth

Donna Edwards

Renee Ellmers

Jo Ann Emersona

Anna G. Eshoo

Elizabeth Esty

Virginia Foxx

Lois Frankel

Marcia L. Fudge

Tulsi Gabbard

Kay Granger

Janice Hahn

Colleen Hanabusa

Vicky Hartzler

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Sheila Jackson Lee

Lynn Jenkins

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Robin Kellya

Ann Kirkpatrick

Ann McLane Kuster

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Cynthia Lummis

Carolyn McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsui

Grace Meng

Candice Miller

Gwen Moore

Grace Napolitano

Gloria Negrete McLeod

Kristi Noem

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Chellie Pingree

Martha Roby

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Allyson Schwartz

Terri Sewell

Carol Shea-Porter

Kyrsten Sinema

Louise M. Slaughter

Jackie Speier

Dina Titus

Niki Tsongas

Nydia Velázquez

Ann Wagner

Jackie Walorski

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Frederica Wilson

Senate

Kelly Ayotte

Tammy Baldwin

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Susan Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Deb Fischer

Kirsten Gillibrand

Kay Hagan

Heidi Heitkamp

Mazie Hirono

Amy Klobuchar

Mary Landrieu

Claire McCaskill

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Jeanne Shaheen

Debbie Stabenow

Elizabeth Warren

112th Congress (2011-2012)

House

Sandy Adams

Michele Bachmann

Tammy Baldwin

Karen Bass

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Diane Black

Marsha Blackburn

Suzanne Bonamicia

Mary Bono Mack

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Corrine Brown

Ann Marie Buerkle

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Kathy Castor

Donna Christensen

Judy Chu

Yvette Clarke

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Suzan DelBenea

Donna Edwards

Renee Ellmers

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Virginia Foxx

Marcia L. Fudge

Gabrielle Giffordsa

Kay Granger

Janice Hahna

Colleen Hanabusa

Jane Harmana

Vicky Hartzler

Nan Hayworth

Jaime Herrera Beutler

Mazie Hirono

Kathy Hochula

Sheila Jackson Lee

Lynn Jenkins

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Cynthia Lummis

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsui

Carolyn McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Candice S. Miller

Gwen Moore

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Kristi Noem

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Chellie Pingree

Laura Richardson

Martha Roby

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Jean Schmidt

Allyson Schwartz

Terri Sewell

Louise M. Slaughter

Jackie Speier

Betty Sutton

Niki Tsongas

Nydia M. Velázquez

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Frederica Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Kelly Ayotte

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Susan M. Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Kristen Gillibrand

Kay Hagan

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Amy Klobuchar

Mary Landrieu

Claire McCaskill

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Jeanne Shaheen

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

111th Congress (2009-2010)

House

Michele Bachmann

Tammy Baldwin

Melissa Bean

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Marsha Blackburn

Mary Bono Mack

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Corrine Brown

Ginny Brown-Waite

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Kathy Castor

Julia Carson

Donna Christensen

Judy Chua

Yvette Clarke

Kathy Dahlkemper

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Donna Edwards

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Mary Fallin

Virginia Foxx

Marcia L. Fudge

Gabrielle Giffords

Kristen Gillibrandb

Kay Granger

Debbie Halvorson

Jane Harman

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Mazie Hirono

Sheila Jackson Lee

Lynn Jenkins

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Mary Jo Kilroy

Ann Kirkpatrick

Suzanne Kosmas

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Cynthia Lummis

Carolyn Maloney

Betsy Markey

Doris Matsui

Carolyn McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Candice S. Miller

Gwen Moore

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Chellie Pingree

Laura Richardson

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Jean Schmidt

Allyson Schwartz

Carol Shea-Porter

Louise M. Slaughter

Hilda Solisa

Jackie Speier

Betty Sutton

Dina Titus

Ellen Tauschera

Niki Tsongas

Nydia M. Velázquez

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Diane Watson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Hillary Rodham Clintona

Susan M. Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Kristen Gillibrandb

Kay Hagan

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Amy Klobuchar

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Claire McCaskill

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Jeanne Shaheen

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

110th Congress (2007-2008)

House

Michele Bachmann

Tammy Baldwin

Melissa Bean

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Marsha Blackburn

Mary Bono Mack

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Nancy Boyda

Corrine Brown

Ginny Brown-Waite

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Julia Carson a

Kathy Castor

Donna Christensen

Yvette Clarke

Barbara Cubin

Jo Ann Davisa

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Thelma Drake

Donna Edwardsa

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Mary Fallin

Virginia Foxx

Gabrielle Giffords

Kirstin Gillibrand

Kay Granger

Jane Harman

Stephanie Herseth

Mazie Hirono

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Stephanie Tubbs Jonesa

Marcy Kaptur

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsui

Carolyn McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Juanita Millender McDonalda

Candice Miller

Gwen Moore

Marilyn Musgrave

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Laura Richardsona

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Jean Schmidt

Allyson Schwartz

Carol Shea-Porter

Louise M. Slaughter

Hilda Solis

Jackie Speiera

Betty Sutton

Ellen Tauscher

Niki Tsongasa

Nydia M. Velázquez

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Diane Watson

Heather Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Susan M. Collins

Elizabeth Dole

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Amy Klobuchar

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Claire McCaskill

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

109th Congress (2005-2006)

House

Tammy Baldwin

Melissa Bean

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Marsha Blackburn

Mary Bono Mack

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Corrine Brown

Ginny Brown-Waite

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Julia Carson

Donna Christensen

Barbara Cubin

Jo Ann Davis

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Thelma Drake

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Virginia Foxx

Kay Granger

Jane Harman

Katherine Harris

Melissa Hart

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Doris Matsuia

Carolyn McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cynthia McKinney

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Candice S. Miller

Gwen Moore

Marilynn Musgrave

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Anne M. Northup

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Shelley Sekula Gibbsa

Janice Schakowsky

Jean Schmidta

Allyson Schwartz

Louise M. Slaughter

Hilda Solis

Ellen Tauscher

Nydia M. Velázquez

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Maxine Waters

Diane Watson

Heather Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Susan M. Collins

Elizabeth Dole

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

108th Congress (2003-2004)

House

Tammy Baldwin

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Marsha Blackburn

Mary Bono Mack

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Corrine Brown

Ginny Brown-Waite

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Julia Carson

Donna Christensen

Barbara Cubin

Jo Ann Davis

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Kay Granger

Jane Harman

Katherine Harris

Melissa Hart

Stephanie Herseth Sandlina

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Denise L. Majette

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn McCarthy

Karen McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Candice S. Miller

Marilynn Musgrave

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Anne M. Northup

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda T. Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Louise M. Slaughter

Hilda Solis

Ellen Tauscher

Nydia M. Velázquez

Maxine Waters

Diane Watson

Heather Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Susan M. Collins

Elizabeth Dole

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Barbara Mikulski

Lisa Murkowski

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

107th Congress (2001-2002)

House

Tammy Baldwin

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Mary Bono Mack

Corrine Brown

Shelley Moore Capito

Lois Capps

Julia Carson

Donna Christian-Christensen

Eva Clayton

Barbara Cubin

Jo Ann Davis

Susan Davis

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Kay Granger

Jane Harman

Melissa Hart

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn McCarthy

Karen McCarthy

Betty McCollum

Cynthia McKinney

Carrie Meek

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Patsy T. Minka

Constance A. Morella

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Anne M. Northup

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Lynn Rivers

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Louise M. Slaughter

Hilda Solis

Ellen Tauscher

Karen L. Thurman

Nydia M. Velázquez

Maxine Waters

Diane Watsona

Heather Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Maria Cantwell

Jean Carnahan

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Susan M. Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Barbara Mikulski

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

Debbie Stabenow

106th Congress (1999-2000)

House

Tammy Baldwin

Shelley Berkley

Judy Biggert

Mary Bono Mack

Corrine Brown

Lois Capps

Julia Carson

Helen Chenoweth

Donna Christensen

Eva Clayton

Barbara Cubin

Pat Danner

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Tillie Fowler

Kay Granger

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson-Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn McCarthy

Karen McCarthy

Cynthia McKinney

Carrie Meek

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Patsy T. Mink

Constance A. Morella

Sue Myrick

Grace Napolitano

Anne M. Northup

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Lynn Rivers

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Loretta Sanchez

Janice Schakowsky

Louise M. Slaughter

Debbie Stabenow

Ellen Tauscher

Karen L. Thurman

Nydia M. Velázquez

Maxine Waters

Heather Wilson

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Susan M. Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Mary Landrieu

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Barbara Mikulski

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

105th Congress (1997-1998)

House

Mary Bono Macka

Corrine Brown

Lois Cappsa

Julia Carson

Helen Chenoweth

Donna Christensen

Eva Clayton

Barbara Cubin

Pat Danner

Diana DeGette

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Jo Ann Emerson

Anna G. Eshoo

Tillie Fowler

Elizabeth Furse

Kay Granger

Jane Harman

Darlene Hooley

Sheila Jackson-Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Barbara B. Kennelly

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Barbara Leea

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn McCarthy

Karen McCarthy

Cynthia McKinney

Carrie Meek

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Patsy T. Mink

Susan Molinaria

Constance A. Morella

Sue Myrick

Anne M. Northup

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Lynn Rivers

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Loretta Sanchez

Louise M. Slaughter

Linda Smith

Debbie Stabenow

Ellen Tauscher

Karen L. Thurman

Nydia M. Velázquez

Maxine Waters

Heather Wilsona

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Susan M. Collins

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Mary Landrieu

Barbara Mikulski

Carol Moseley-Braun

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

104th Congress (1995-1996)

House

Corrine Brown

Helen Chenoweth

Eva Clayton

Barbara-Rose Collins

Cardiss Collins

Barbara Cubin

Pat Danner

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Jo Ann Emersona

Anna G. Eshoo

Tillie Fowler

Elizabeth Furse

Jane Harman

Sheila Jackson Lee

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Sue Kelly

Barbara B. Kennelly

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Zoe Lofgren

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Karen McCarthy

Cynthia McKinney

Carrie Meek

Jan Meyers

Juanita Millender-McDonalda

Patsy T. Mink

Susan Molinari

Constance A. Morella

Sue Myrick

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Lynn Rivers

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Patricia S. Schroeder

Andrea Seastrand

Louise M. Slaughter

Linda Smith

Karen L. Thurman

Nydia M. Velázquez

Barbara F. Vucanovich

Enid Greene Waldholtz

Maxine Waters

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Dianne Feinstein

Sheila Frahma

Kay Bailey Hutchison

Nancy L. Kassebaum

Barbara Mikulski

Carol Moseley-Braun

Patty Murray

Olympia J. Snowe

103rd Congress (1993-1994)

House

Helen Delich Bentley

Corrine Brown

Leslie Byrne

Maria Cantwell

Eva Clayton

Barbara-Rose Collins

Cardiss Collins

Pat Danner

Rosa DeLauro

Jennifer Dunn

Karan English

Anna G. Eshoo

Tillie Fowler

Elizabeth Furse

Jane Harman

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Marilyn Lloyd

Jill Long

Nita M. Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky

Cynthia McKinney

Carrie Meek

Jan Meyers

Patsy T. Mink

Susan Molinari

Constance A. Morella

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nancy Pelosi

Deborah Pryce

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Lynn Schenk

Patricia S. Schroeder

Karen Shepherd

Louise M. Slaughter

Olympia J. Snowe

Karen L. Thurman

Jolene Unsoeld

Nydia M. Velázquez

Barbara Vucanovich

Maxine Waters

Lynn Woolsey

Senate

Barbara Boxer

Dianne Feinstein

Kay Bailey Hutchisona

Nancy L. Kassebaum

Barbara Mikulski

Carol Moseley-Braun

Patty Murray

102nd Congress (1991-1992)

House

Helen Delich Bentley

Barbara Boxer

Beverly Barton Byron

Eva Claytona

Barbara-Rose Collins

Cardiss Collins

Rosa DeLauro

Joan Kelly Horn

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Marilyn Lloyd

Jill Long

Nita M. Lowey

Jan Meyers

Patsy T. Mink

Susan Molinari

Constance A. Morella

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Mary Rose Oakar

Elizabeth J. Patterson

Nancy Pelosi

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Patricia S. Schroeder

Louise M. Slaughter

Olympia J. Snowe

Jolene Unsoeld

Barbara Vucanovich

Maxine Waters

Senate

Jocelyn Burdicka

Dianne Feinsteina

Nancy L. Kassebaum

Barbara Mikulski

 

101st Congress (1989-1990)

House

Helen Delich Bentley

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Barbara Boxer

Beverly Barton Byron

Cardiss Collins

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Marilyn Lloyd

Jill Longa

Nita M. Lowey

Lynn M. Martin

Jan Meyers

Patsy T. Minka

Susan Molinaria

Constance A. Morella

Mary Rose Oakar

Elizabeth J. Patterson

Nancy Pelosi

Ileana Ros-Lehtinena

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Patricia F. Saiki

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

Patricia S. Schroeder

Louise M. Slaughter

Virginia Smith

Olympia J. Snowe

Jolene Unsoeld

Barbara Vucanovich

Senate

Nancy L. Kassebaum

Barbara Mikulski

 

 

 

100th Congress (1987-1988)

House

Helen Delich Bentley

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Barbara Boxer

Sala Burtona

Beverly Barton Byron

Cardiss Collins

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Marilyn Lloyd

Lynn M. Martin

Jan Meyers

Constance A. Morella

Mary Rose Oakar

Elizabeth J. Patterson

Nancy Pelosi

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Patricia F. Saiki

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

Patricia S. Schroeder

Louise M. Slaughter

Virginia Smith

Olympia J. Snowe

Barbara Vucanovich

Senate

Nancy L. Kassebaum

Barbara Mikulski

 

 

 

99th Congress (1985-1986)

House

Helen Delich Bentley

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Barbara Boxer

Sala Burton

Beverly Barton Byron

Cardiss Collins

Bobbi Fiedler

Marjorie S. Holt

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Marilyn Lloyd

Cathy Longa

Lynn M. Martin

Jan Meyers

Barbara Mikulski

Mary Rose Oakar

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Olympia J. Snowe

Barbara Vucanovich

Senate

Paula Hawkins

Nancy L. Kassebaum

 

 

 

98th Congress (1983-1984)

House

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Barbara Boxer

Sala Burtona

Beverly Barton Byron

Cardiss Collins

Geraldine Ann Ferraro

Bobbi Fiedler

Katie Hall

Marjorie S. Holt

Nancy L. Johnson

Marcy Kaptur

Barbara B. Kennelly

Marilyn Lloyd

Lynn M. Martin

Barbara Mikulski

Mary Rose Oakar

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Olympia J. Snowe

Barbara Vucanovich

Senate

Paula Hawkins

Nancy L. Kassebaum

 

 

 

97th Congress (1981-1982)

Housec

Jean Ashbrooka

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Beverly Barton Byron

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Cardiss Collins

Millicent Fenwick

Geraldine Ann Ferraro

Bobbi Fiedler

Katie Halla

Margaret M. Heckler

Marjorie S. Holt

Barbara B. Kennellya

Marilyn Lloyd

Lynn M. Martin

Barbara Mikulski

Mary Rose Oakar

Margaret (Marge) S. Roukema

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Olympia Snowe

Senate

Paula Hawkins

Nancy L. Kassebaum

 

 

 

96th Congress (1979-1980)

House

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Beverly Barton Byrona

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Cardiss Collins

Millicent Fenwick

Geraldine Ferraro

Margaret M. Heckler

Marjorie S. Holt

Elizabeth Holtzman

Marilyn Lloyd

Barbara Ann Mikulski

Mary Rose Oakar

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Olympia J. Snowe

Gladys Noon Spellmanc

Senate

Nancy L. Kassebaum

 

 

 

 

95th Congress (1977-1978)

House

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Cardiss Collins

Millicent Fenwick

Margaret M. Heckler

Marjorie S. Holt

Elizabeth Holtzman

Barbara C. Jordan

Martha Elizabeth Keys

Marilyn Lloyd

Helen Stevenson Meyner

Barbara Mikulski

Mary Rose Oakar

Shirley N. Pettis

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Gladys Noon Spellman

Senate

Maryon P. Allena

Muriel Humphreya

 

 

 

94th Congress (1975-1976)

House

Bella S. Abzug

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Cardiss Collins

Millicent Fenwick

Margaret M. Heckler

Marjorie S. Holt

Elizabeth Holtzman

Barbara C. Jordan

Martha Elizabeth Keys

Marilyn Lloyd

Helen Stevenson Meyner

Patsy T. Mink

Shirley N. Pettis

Patricia S. Schroeder

Virginia Smith

Gladys Noon Spellman

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

93rd Congress (1973-1974)

House

Bella S. Abzug

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggsa

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Cardiss Collinsa

Ella T. Grasso

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Margaret M. Heckler

Marjorie S. Holt

Elizabeth Holtzman

Barbara C. Jordan

Patsy T. Mink

Patricia S. Schroeder

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

92nd Congress (1971-1972)

House

Bella S. Abzug

Elizabeth B. Andrewsa

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Florence Price Dwyer

Ella T. Grasso

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Margaret M. Heckler

Louise Day Hicks

Patsy T. Mink

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

Elaine Edwardsa

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

91st Congress (1969-1970)

House

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Florence Price Dwyer

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Margaret M. Heckler

Catherine Dean May

Patsy T. Mink

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

90th Congress (1967-1968)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Florence Price Dwyer

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Margaret M. Heckler

Edna Flannery Kelly

Catherine Dean May

Patsy T. Mink

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

89th Congress (1965-1966)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Florence Price Dwyer

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Edna Flannery Kelly

Catherine Dean May

Patsy T. Mink

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Lera Millard Thomasa

Senate

Maurine Neuberger

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

88th Congress (1963-1964)

House

Irene Bailey Bakera

Frances Payne Bolton

Florence Price Dwyer

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Catherine Dean May

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Katharine Price St. George

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

Maurine Neuberger

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

87th Congress (1961-1962)

House

Iris Faircloth Blitch

Frances Payne Bolton

Marguerite Stitt Church

Florence Price Dwyer

Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Catherine Dean May

Catherine Dorris Norrella

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Louise Goff Reecea

Corrine Boyd Rileya

Katharine Price St. George

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Jessica McCullough Weis

Senate

Maurine Neuberger

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

86th Congress (1959-1960)

House

Iris Faircloth Blitch

Frances Payne Bolton

Marguerite Stitt Church

Florence Price Dwyer

Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Julia Butler Hansen

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Catherine Dean May

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Edna Oakes Simpson

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Jessica McCullough Weis

Senate

Maurine Neuberger

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

85th Congress (1957-1958)

House

Iris Faircloth Blitch

Frances Payne Bolton

Marguerite Stitt Church

Florence Price Dwyer

Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Cecil Murray Harden

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Coya Gjesdal Knutson

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

84th Congress (1955-1956)

House

Iris Faircloth Blitch

Frances Payne Bolton

Vera Daerr Buchanan

Marguerite Stitt Church

Mary Elizabeth Farrington

Kathryn Elizabeth Granahana

Edith Green

Martha Wright Griffiths

Cecil Murray Harden

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Coya Gjesdal Knutson

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Ruth Thompson

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

83rd Congress (1953-1954)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Vera Daerr Buchanan

Marguerite Stitt Church

Mary Elizabeth Farringtona

Cecil Murray Harden

Maude Elizabeth Kee

Edna Flannery Kelly

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Ruth Thompson

Senate

Hazel Hempel Abeld

Eva Kelly Bowringd

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

82nd Congress (1951-1952)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone

Vera Daerr Buchanana

Marguerite Stitt Church

Cecil Murray Harden

Maude Elizabeth Keea

Edna Flannery Kelly

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Ruth Thompson

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

81st Congress (1949-1950)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Cecil Murray Harden

Edna Flannery Kellya

Mary Teresa Norton

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Chase Going Woodhouse

Senate

Margaret Chase Smith

 

 

 

 

80th Congress (1947-1948)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Georgia Lee Lusk

Mary Teresa Norton

Edith Nourse Rogers

Katharine Price St. George

Margaret Chase Smith

Senate

Vera Bushfielda

 

 

 

 

79th Congress (1945-1946)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Emily Taft Douglas

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Clare Boothe Luce

Helen Douglas Mankina

Mary Teresa Norton

Eliza Jane Pratta

Edith Nourse Rogers

Margaret Chase Smith

Jessie Sumner

Chase Going Woodhouse

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

78th Congress (1943-1944)

House

Frances Payne Bolton

Willa Lybrand Fulmera

Clare Boothe Luce

Mary Teresa Norton

Edith Nourse Rogers

Margaret Chase Smith

Winifred Claire Stanley

Jessie Sumner

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

77th Congress (1941-1942)

House

Veronica Grace Bolanda

Frances Payne Bolton

Katharine Edgar Byrona

Mary Teresa Norton

Caroline Love O'Day

Jeannette Rankin

Edith Nourse Rogers

Margaret Chase Smith

Jessie Sumner

Senate

Hattie W. Caraway

 

 

 

 

76th Congress (1939-1940)

House

Frances Payne Boltona

Florence Reville Gibbsa

Clara Gooding McMillana

Mary Teresa Norton

Caroline Love O'Day

Edith Nourse Rogers

Margaret Chase Smitha

Jessie Sumner

Senate

Hattie W. Caraway

 

 

 

 

75th Congress (1937-1938)

House

Elizabeth Hawley Gasquee

Nan Wood Honeyman

Virginia Ellis Jenckes

Mary Teresa Norton

Caroline Love O'Day

Edith Nourse Rogers

Senate

Hattie W. Caraway

Dixie B. Gravesa

Gladys Pylee

 

 

74th Congress (1935-1936)

House

Isabella Selmes Greenway

Virginia Ellis Jenckes

Florence Prag Kahn

Mary Teresa Norton

Caroline Love O'Day

Edith Nourse Rogers

Senate

Hattie W. Caraway

Rose M. Longa

 

 

 

73rd Congress (1933-1934)

House

Marian Williams Clarkea

Isabella Selmes Greenwaya

Virginia Ellis Jenckes

Florence Prag Kahn

Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy

Mary Teresa Norton

Edith Nourse Rogers

Senate

Hattie W. Caraway

 

 

 

 

72nd Congress (1931-1932)

House

Willa McCord Eslicka

Florence Prag Kahn

Mary Teresa Norton

Ruth Bryan Owen

Ruth Sears Pratt

Edith Nourse Rogers

Effiegene Locke Wingo

Senate

Hattie W. Carawaya

 

 

 

 

71st Congress (1929-1930)

House

Florence Prag Kahn

Katherine Gudger Langley

Ruth Hanna McCormick

Mary Teresa Norton

Pearl Peden Oldfield

Ruth Bryan Owen

Ruth Sears Pratt

Edith Nourse Rogers

Effiegene Locke Wingo

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

70th Congress (1927-1928)

House

Florence Prag Kahn

Katherine Gudger Langley

Mary Teresa Norton

Pearl Peden Oldfielda

Edith Nourse Rogers

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

69th Congress (1925-1926)

House

Florence Prag Kahna

Mary Teresa Norton

Edith Nourse Rogersa

 

 

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

68th Congress (1923-1924)

House

Mae Ella Nolan

 

 

 

 

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

67th Congress (1921-1922)

House

Winnifred Mason Hucka

Mae Ella Nolana

Alice Mary Robertson

 

 

Senate

Rebecca Feltonf

 

 

 

 

66th Congress (1919-1920)

House

None

 

 

 

 

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

65th Congress (1917-1918)

House

Jeannette Rankin

 

 

 

 

Senate

None

 

 

 

 

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov.

Notes: Names of Democratic Representatives and Senators in Italics; Republicans in Roman.
Prior to the adoption of the Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, effective Oct. 15, 1933, the terms of Representatives and Senators began on March 4, in conformance with a resolution of the Continental Congress implementing the Constitution (adopted Sept. 13, 1788). The Twentieth Amendment provides inter alia that the terms of Representatives and Senators shall commence at noon on Jan. 3, in the year following their election. The first Congress affected by the Twentieth Amendment was the 74th (1935-1937). Since 1934, the first session of a Congress convenes on Jan. 3 of odd-numbered years and adjourned on Jan. 3 the following odd-numbered year. For ease of use, this table lists the closing date of each Congress as an even-numbered year. For more information, see http://www.senate.gov/reference/Sessions/sessionDates.htm.

a. Member did not serve the entire Congress. See biographical information in the Alphabetical Listing section for additional information.

b. Moved from House to the Senate during this Congress. See biographical information in the Alphabetical Listing section for additional information.

c. Gladys Spellman was elected also to the 97th Congress, but was unable to be sworn in because of a disability and her seat was declared vacant on Feb. 24, 1981.

d. Eva Bowring was appointed to serve until a successor was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Dwight Griswold. Hazel Abel was elected to fill that vacancy.

e. Was elected but not sworn in since chamber was out of session. See biographical information in the Alphabetical Listing section for additional information.

f. Appointed to fill a vacancy at the end of the 67th Congress, and served for one day.

Table 2. Women in Congress, 65th-115th Congresses, by State or Territory

Representatives, unless denoted as Senators (S), Delegates (D), Resident Commissioner (RC), or as having served in both chambers (B). Names of Democratic Representatives and Senators in Italics; Republicans in Roman.

California (41)

Nanette Diaz Barrágan

Karen Bass

Mary Bono Mack

Barbara Boxer (B)

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

Julia Brownley

Sala Burton

Lois Capps

Judy Chu

Susan Davis

Helen Gahagan Douglas

Anna G. Eshoo

Bobbi Fiedler

Dianne Feinstein (S)

Janice Hahn

Jane Harman

Kamala Harris (S)

Florence Prag Kahn

Barbara Lee

Zoe Lofgren

Doris O. Matsui

Juanita Millender-McDonald

Grace Napolitano

Gloria Negrete McLeod

Mae Ella Nolan

Nancy Pelosi

Shirley N. Pettis

Laura Richardson

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Linda Sánchez

Loretta Sanchez

Andrea Seastrand

Lynn Schenk

Hilda Solis

Jackie Speier

Ellen Tauscher

Norma J. Torres

Mimi Walters

Maxine Waters

Diane Watson

Lynn Woolsey

New York (28)

Bella S. Abzug

Anne Marie Buerkle

Shirley Anita Chisholm

Yvette Clarke

Marian Williams Clarke

Hillary Rodham Clinton (S)

Geraldine Ann Ferraro

Kirsten Gillibrand (B)

Nan Hayworth

Kathy Hochul

Elizabeth Holtzman

Edna Flannery Kelly

Sue Kelly

Nita Lowey

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn McCarthy

Grace Meng

Susan Molinari

Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day

Ruth Sears Baker Pratt

Katharine Price St. George

Kathleen M. Rice

Louise Slaughter

Winifred Claire Stanley

Elise M. Stefanik

Claudia Tenney

Jessica McCullough Weis

Nydia Velázquez

Florida (18)

Sandy Adams

Corrine Brown

Ginny Brown-Waite

Kathy Castor

Val Demings

Tillie Fowler

Louise Frankel

Gwen Graham

Katherine Harris

Paula Hawkins (S)

Suzanne Kosmas

Carrie Meek

Stephanie Murphy

Ruth Bryan Owen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Karen Thurman

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Frederica Wilson

Illinois (17)

Melissa L. Bean

Judy Biggert

Cheri Bustos

Marguerite Stitt Church

Cardiss Collins

Emily Taft Douglas

Tammy Duckworth (B)

Debbie Halvorson

Winnifred Sprague Huck

Robin Kelly

Lynn Martin

Ruth Hanna McCormick

Carol Moseley-Braun (S)

Charlotte Thompson Reid

Jan Schakowsky

Edna Oakes Simpson

Jessie Sumner

Ohio (11)

Jean Ashbrook

Joyce Beatty

Frances Payne Bolton

Marcia L. Fudge

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Marcy Kaptur

Mary Jo Kilroy

Mary Rose Oakar

Deborah Pryce

Jean Schmidt

Betty Sutton

Washington (11)

Maria Cantwell (B)

Suzan DelBene

Jennifer Dunn

Julia Butler Hansen

Jamie Herrera Beutler

Pramila Jayapal

Catherine Dean May

Cathy McMorris Rogers

Patty Murray (S)

Linda Smith

Jolene Unsoeld

Missouri (9)

Jean Carnahan (S)

Pat Danner

Jo Ann Emerson

Vicky Hartzler

Joan Kelly Horn

Karen McCarthy

Claire McCaskill (S)

Leonor Kretzer Sullivan

Anne Wagner

Michigan (9)

Barbara-Rose Collins

Debbie Dingell

Martha Wright Griffiths

Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Brenda L. Lawrence

Candice Miller

Lynn Rivers

Debbie Stabenow (B)

Ruth Thompson

Maryland (8)

Helen Delich Bentley

Beverly Barton Byron

Katharine Edgar Byron

Donna Edwards

Marjorie S. Holt

Barbara Ann Mikulski (B)

Constance A. Morella

Gladys Noon Spellman

North Carolina (8)

Alma S. Adams

Eva Clayton

Elizabeth Dole (S)

Renee Ellmers

Virginia Foxx

Kay Hagan (S)

Sue Myrick

Eliza Jane Pratt

Pennsylvania (7)

Veronica Grace Boland

Vera Daerr Buchanan

Kathy Dahlkemper

Kathryn Granahan

Melissa Hart

Marjorie Margolis-Mezvinsky

Allyson Y. Schwartz

Texas (7)

Kay Granger

Kay Bailey Hutchison (S)

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Barbara C. Jordan

Sheila Jackson Lee

Shelley Sekula Gibbs

Lera Millard Thomas

Kansas (7)

Nancy Boyda

Sheila Frahm (S)

Lynn Jenkins

Nancy Landon Kassebaum (S)

Martha Elizabeth Keys

Kathryn O. McCarthy

Jan Meyers

Connecticut (7)

Rosa DeLauro

Elizabeth Esty

Ella T. Grasso

Nancy L. Johnson

Barbara Bailey Kennelly

Clare Boothe Luce

Chase Going Woodhouse

Indiana (7)

Susan Brooks

Julia Carson

Katie Hall

Cecil Murray Harden

Virginia Ellis Jenckes

Jill Long

Jackie Walorski

Georgia (7)

Iris Faircloth Blitch

Rebecca Latimer Felton (S)

Florence Reville Gibbs

Karen Handel

Denise Majette

Helen Douglas Mankin

Cynthia McKinney

Hawaii (6)

Mary Elizabeth Farrington (D)

Tulsi Gabbard

Colleen Hanabusa

Mazie Hirono (B)

Patsy Takemoto Mink

Patricia Saiki

Tennessee (6)

Irene Bailey Baker

Diane Black

Marsha Blackburn

Marilyn Lloyd

Willa McCord Eslick

Louise Goff Reece

Oregon (6)

Suzanne Bonamici

Elizabeth Furse

Edith Green

Nan Wood Honeyman

Darlene Hooley

Maurine Brown Neuberger (S)

New Jersey (6)

Florence Prince Dwyer

Millicent Fenwick

Helen Stevenson Meyner

Mary Teresa Norton

Marge Scafati Roukema

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Massachusetts (6)

Katherine M. Clark

Margaret M. Heckler

Louise Day Hicks

Edith Nourse Rogers

Niki Tsongas

Elizabeth Warren (S)

Arizona (6)

Karen English

Gabrielle Giffords

Isabella Selmes Greenway

Ann Kirkpatrick

Martha McSally

Kyrsten Sinema

Minnesota (6)

Michele Bachmann

Betty McCollum

Muriel Buck Humphrey (S)

Amy Klobuchar (S)

Coya Gjesdal Knutson

Tina Smith (S)

Alabama (5)

Maryon Pittman Allen (S)

Elizabeth B. Andrews

Dixie Bibb Graves (S)

Martha Roby

Terri Sewell

Arkansas (5)

Hattie Wyatt Caraway (S)

Blanche Lambert Lincoln (B)

Catherine Dorris Norrell

Pearl Peden Oldfield

Effiegene Locke Wingo

Louisiana (5)

Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs

Elaine Edwards (S)

Mary Landrieu (S)

Rose McConnell Long (S)

Cathy Long

Nevada (5)

Shelley Berkley

Catherine Cortez Masto (S)

Jacky Rosen

Dina Titus

Barbara Vucanovich

New Hampshire (5)

Kelly Ayotte (S)

Maggie Hassan (S)

Ann McLane Kuster

Carol Shea–Porter

Jeanne Shaheen (S)

South Carolina (5)

Willa Lybrand Fulmer

Elizabeth Hawley Gasquea

Clara Gooding McMillan

Elizabeth Patterson

Corrine Boyd Riley

Colorado (4)

Diana DeGette

Betsy Markey

Marilyn Musgrave

Patricia S. Schroeder

Maine (4)

Susan M. Collins (S)

Chellie Pingree

Margaret Chase Smith (B)

Olympia J. Snowe (B)

South Dakota (4)

Vera Calahan Bushfield (S)

Kristi Noem

Gladys Pyle (S)a

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Nebraska (4)

Hazel Hempel Abel (S)

Eva Kelly Bowring (S)

Deb Fischer (S)

Virginia Smith

Utah (4)

Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone

Mia Love

Karen Shepherd

Enid Greene Waldholtz

Virginia (4)

Leslie Byrne

Barbara Comstock

Jo Ann Davis

Thelma Drake

New Mexico (3)

Georgia Lee Lusk

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Heather Wilson

Wyoming (3)

Liz Cheney

Barbara Cubin

Cynthia Lummis

Idaho (2)

Helen Chenoweth

Gracie Bowers Pfost

 

Kentucky (2)

Katherine Gudger Langley

Anne M. Northup

 

Oklahoma (2)

Mary Fallin

Alice Mary Robertson

 

West Virginia (2)

Shelley Moore Capito (B)

Maude Elizabeth Kee

 

Wisconsin (2)

Tammy Baldwin (B)

Gwen Moore

 

North Dakota (2)

Jocelyn Burdick (S)

Heidi Heitkamp (S)

 

Virgin Islands (2)

Donna Christensen (D)

Stacey Plaskett (D)

 

District of Columbia (1)

Eleanor Holmes Norton (D)

 

 

Rhode Island (1)

Claudine Cmarada Schneider

 

 

Montana (1)

Jeannette Rankin

 

 

Alaska (1)

Lisa Murkowski (S)

 

 

Guam (1)

Madeleine Bordallo (D)

 

 

Iowa (1)

Joni Ernst (S)

 

 

American Samoa (1)

Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (D)

 

 

Delaware (1)

Lisa Blunt Rochester

 

 

Puerto Rico (1)

Jenniffer González-Colón (RC)

 

 

No women sent to Congress (3 states and territories)

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Mississippi

Vermont

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - present, http://bioguide.congress.gov.

Notes: Names of Democratic Representatives and Senators in Italics; Republicans in Roman.

a. Was elected but not sworn in since chamber was out of session. See biographical information in the Alphabetical Listing section for additional information.

Table 3. Total Number of Women in Each Congress: 1917-2018

(Including any Representatives (Reps), Delegates (Del), and Resident Commissioners (RC)
Who Served Only a Portion of the Congress)

Congress

Reps

Non-Voting Members (Del and RC)

House
Subtotal
(Reps and Non-Voting Members)

Senate

Total without
Non-Voting
Members

Total
with
Non-Voting
Members

65th (1917-1918)

1

0

1

0

1

1

66th (1919-1920)

0

0

0

0

0

0

67th (1921-1922)a

3

0

3

1

4

4

68th (1923-1924)

1

0

1

0

1

1

69th (1925-1926)b

3

0

3

0

3

3

70th (1927-1928)c

5

0

5

0

5

5

71st (1929-1930)

9

0

9

0

9

9

72nd (1931-1932)d

7

0

7

1

8

8

73rd (1933-1934)

7

0

7

1

8

8

74th (1935-1936)

6

0

6

2

8

8

75th (1937-1938)e

6

0

6

3

9

9

76th (1939-1940)f

8

0

8

1

9

9

77th (1941-1942)b

9

0

9

1

10

10

78th (1943-1944)c

8

0

8

1

9

9

79th (1945-1946)b

11

0

11

0

11

11

80th (1947-1948)g

7

0

7

1

8

8

81st (1949-1950)c

9

0

9

1

10

10

82nd (1951-1952)b

10

0

10

1

11

11

83rd (1953-1954)h

11

1

12

3

14

15

84th (1955-1956)c

16

1

17

1

17

18

85th (1957-1958)

15

0

15

1

16

16

86th (1959-1960)i

17

0

17

2

19

19

87th (1961-1962)j

18

0

18

2

20

20

88th (1963-1964)c

12

0

12

2

14

14

89th (1965-1966)

11

0

11

2

13

13

90th (1967-1968)

11

0

11

1

12

12

91st (1969-1970)

10

0

10

1

11

11

92nd (1971-1972)k

13

0

13

2

15

15

93rd (1973-1974)b

16

0

16

0

16

16

94th (1975-1976)

19

0

19

0

19

19

95th (1977-1978)l

18

0

18

3

21

21

96th (1979-1980)m

16

0

16

2

18

18

97th (1981-1982)n

21

0

21

2

23

23

98th (1983-1984)c

22

0

22

2

24

24

99th (1985-1986)c

23

0

23

2

25

25

100th (1987-1988)o

24

0

24

2

26

26

101st (1989-1990)p

29

0

29

2

31

31

102nd (1991-1992)q

29

1

30

4

33

34

103rd (1993-1994)r

47

1

48

7

54

55

104th (1995-1996)

49

1

50

9

58

59

105th (1997-1998)s

55

2

57

9

64

66

106th (1999-2000)

56

2

58

9

65

67

107th (2001-2002)t

60

2

62

14

74

76

108th (2003-2004)c

60

3

63

14

74

77

109th (2005-2006)u

68

3

71

14

82

85

110th (2007-2008)v

76

3

79

16

92

95

111th (2009-2010)w

76

3

79

17

93

96

112th (2011-2012)x

76

3

79

17

93

96

113th (2013-2014)y

81

3

84

20

101

104

114th (2015-2016)z

85

4

89

20

105

109

115th (2017-2018)k

84

5

89

22

106

111

Source: CRS summary, based on http://history.house.gov/Exhibition-and-Publications/WIC/Women-in-Congress/.

Notes: The column headings include the following abbreviations: Representatives (Reps), Delegates (Del), and Resident Commissioners (RC).

Three columns include numbers for the House: (1) the number of women Representatives, (2) the number of women non-voting Members (including Delegates and Resident Commissioners), and (3) the total number of women in the House.

Totals are also provided for (1) the number of women in the House and Senate not including non-voting Members and (2) the number of women in the House and Senate including non-voting Members.

For simplification, Congresses are listed in two-year increments. Pursuant to the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which was ratified Jan. 23, 1933, "the terms of Senators and Representatives [shall end] at noon on the 3rd day of Jan." For specific dates, see "Dates of Sessions of the Congress, present-1789," at http://www.senate.gov/reference/Sessions/sessionDates.htm.

a. Includes two House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy and one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy.

b. Includes two House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

c. Includes one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy.

d. Includes one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy and one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy.

e. Includes one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy but not sworn in, one Senator who was elected to fill a vacancy but not sworn in, and one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy.

f. Includes four House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

g. Includes one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy.

h. Includes one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy, one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy, and one Senator who was elected to fill that vacancy.

i. Includes one House Member who died and one House Member elected to fill a vacancy.

j. Includes three House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

k. Includes one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy and one Senator appointed to fill a vacancy.

l. Includes two Senators who were appointed to fill a vacancy.

m. Includes one House Member-elect whose seat was declared vacant due to an incapacitating illness, and one House member who was elected to fill a vacancy.

n. Includes three House Members who were elected to a vacancy.

o. Includes one House Member who died.

p. Includes four House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

q. Includes one House Member and one Senator elected to fill a vacancy and one Senator who was appointed to fill a vacancy.

r. Includes one Senator who was elected to fill a vacancy.

s. Includes one House Member who resigned and four House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

t. Includes one House Member who died and one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy.

u. Includes three House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

v. Includes four House Members who died and four House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

w. Includes two House Members who resigned, one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy, one Senator who resigned, and one Senator initially elected to the House and then appointed to the Senate.

x. Includes two House Members who resigned and four House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

y. Includes one House Member who resigned and three House Members who were elected to fill a vacancy.

z. Includes two House Members who resigned and one House Member who was elected to fill a vacancy.

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Acknowledgments

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Footnotes

1.

Rep. Rankin served from 1917 to 1919 and from 1941 to 1943. Rep. Rankin was also the only Member of Congress to vote against America's entry into both World Wars.

2.

Information in this report is current as of January 18, 2018.

3.

Throughout this report, House and Senate totals each include one woman elected but not sworn in or seated due to the House or Senate being out of session. Both women are included in various official congressional publications, including, for example, the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (http://bioguide.congress.gov), "Women in Congress" (http://history.house.gov/Exhibition-and-Publications/WIC/Women-in-Congress) and "Senators of the United States 1789-present: a chronological list of senators since the First Congress in 1789," maintained by the Senate Historical Office (http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/resources/pdf/chronlist.pdf).

4.

For additional information on the women who have served in Congress, please refer to "Women in Congress", http://history.house.gov/Exhibition-and-Publications/WIC/Women-in-Congress/. This website is maintained by the U.S. House of Representatives' Office of the Historian and Office of Art and Archives and is frequently updated.

5.

The total number of female Members of the House includes one Delegate to the House of Representatives from Hawaii prior to statehood, one from the District of Columbia, one from Guam, two from the U.S. Virgin Islands, one from American Samoa, and one Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.

6.

Prior to the adoption of the Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, effective Oct. 15, 1933, the terms of Representatives and Senators began on March 4, in conformance with a resolution of the Continental Congress implementing the Constitution (adopted Sept. 13, 1788). The Twentieth Amendment provides inter alia that the terms of Representatives and Senators shall commence at noon on January 3, in the year following their election. The first Congress affected by the Twentieth Amendment was the 74th (1935-1937). Members elected to fill a vacancy are sworn in and commence their terms as soon as possible, as do Senators appointed to fill a vacancy.