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Number of women serving: 83* out of 435
Percentage of women: 19.1%
Number of Republicans: 21
Number of Democrats: 62
Women of color: 34* (31D, 3R)
First woman elected: Jeannette Rankin (MT) in 1916 

*this number doesn’t include women delegates from Puerto Rico, American Samoa, DC, and the Virgin Islands

Fact sheet on women in the US House of Representatives from the Center for American Women in Politics, Rutgers University

 

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