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Women in Congress, 1917-2022: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress [Updated May 18, 2022]   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Summary: "In total 397 women have been elected or appointed to Congress, 259 Democrats and 138 Republicans. These figures include six nonvoting 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. [...] A record 148 women were initially sworn in for the 117th Congress. Since then, two House Members have resigned, four new House Members have been sworn in, one Senator resigned, and one Senator's appointed term expired. [...] This report includes brief biographical information, committee assignments, dates of service, district information, and listings by Congress and state, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 397 women who have been elected or appointed to Congress. It will be updated when there are relevant changes in the makeup of Congress."

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CRS Report for Congress, RL30261
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2022-05-18
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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