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Women in the Legislature Over Time

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Women were first elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1922 to serve in the 43rd Legislature, which convened on January 2, 1923. Click on the numbers to see a list of legislators.

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SessionSession YearsTotal WomenHouseSenate
91st 2019-2020 64 48 16
90th 2017-2018 66 49 17
89th 2015-2016 68 45 23
88th 2013-2014 68 45 23
87th 2011-2012 69 45 24
86th 2009-2010 70 43 27
85th 2007-2008 71 43 28
84th 2005-2006 63 37 26
83rd 2003-2004 55 32 23
82nd 2001-2002 60 35 25
81st 1999-2000 58 35 23
80th 1997-1998 63 41 22
79th 1995-1996 51 32 19
78th 1993-1994 55 35 20
77th 1991-1992 43 29 14
76th 1989-1990 39 28 11
75th 1987-1988 31 22 9
74th 1985-1986 29 20 9
73rd 1983-1984 28 19 9
72nd 1981-1982 24 19 5
71st 1979-1980 20 16 4
70th 1977-1978 13 10 3
69th 1975-1976 8 7 1
68th 1973-1974 6 6 0
67th 1971-1972 1 1 0
66th 1969-1970 2 2 0
65th 1967-1968 2 2 0
64th 1965-1966 3 3 0
63rd 1963-1964 3 3 0
62nd 1961-1962 2 2 0
61st 1959-1960 1 1 0
60th 1957-1958 1 1 0
59th 1955-1956 2 2 0
58th 1953-1954 2 2 0
57th 1951-1952 2 2 0
56th 1949-1950 0 0 0
55th 1947-1948 0 0 0
54th 1945-1946 0 0 0
53rd 1943-1944 1 1 0
52nd 1941-1942 2 2 0
51st 1939-1940 3 3 0
50th 1937-1938 2 2 0
49th 1935-1936 2 2 0
48th 1933-1934 3 2 1
47th 1931-1932 4 3 1
46th 1929-1930 5 4 1
45th 1927-1928 4 3 1
44th 1925-1926 2 2 0
43rd 1923-1924 4 4 0