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.
Female Elected Officials in New Hampshire: Congressional, Statewide, Legislative, and Municipal, 2014
|Total||Number of Women||Percent Women|
|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.
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy analysis of data collected from New Hampshire Municipal Association’s New Hampshire Municipal Officials Directory, 2014.