Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Maps & Directions

New Hampshire

New Hampshire made history in 2013 with the first all-female congressional delegation (two senators and two representatives) as well as a female governor. Currently, one-third (33%) of the state’s legislature is comprised of women and 21% of governing bodies on the municipal level are women.

Women Municipal Officials in New Hampshire 2007-2014

New Hampshire Mayors by Sex, 2014

Women in the New Hampshire State Legislature 1979-2014

Female Elected Officials in New Hampshire: Congressional, Statewide, Legislative, and Municipal, 2014

  Total Number of Women Percent Women
U.S. Senate 2 2 100%
U.S. House 2 2 100%
Statewide* 1 1 100%
NH Legislature 424 139 33.0%
NH Senate 24 9 37.5%
NH House of Representatives 400 130 32.5%
Municipal Governing Bodies** 920 192 20.9%

*Includes: Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Treasurer.
** Does not include school board/school committee positions.

Sources: Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy analysis of data collected from the Center for American Women in Politics, 2014

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy analysis of data collected from New Hampshire Municipal Association’s New Hampshire Municipal Officials Directory, 2014.


Did you know?

New Hampshire made history in 2013 with the first all-female congressional delegation, including two U.S. senators, two U.S. representatives, and governor.

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