Women in Public Office – Historical Summaries

Percentage of Iowa State Legislative Seats Held by Women, 2003-present (PDF version)

Graph showing percentage of Iowa state legislative seats held by women, 2003-present


Percentage of Women in the Iowa Legislature by Party, 2003-present (PDF version)

Graph showing percentage of women in the Iowa legislature by party, 2003-present


Percentage of Women in Legislative Leadership, 2003-present (PDF version)

Graph showing percentage of women in legislative leadership, 2003-present


Leadership Positions in the Iowa Legislature, 2003-present (PDF version)

Graph showing numbers of men and women in leadership positions in the Iowa legislature, 2003-present


Fact Sheets (PDFs)

Women Statewide Elective Executives of Iowa 1923-present (2/5/19)
Women in the Iowa State Legislature: 1981-present (2/5/2019)
Women in Legislative Leadership Positions: 2003-present (2/5/2019)

Graphs (PDFs)

Percentage of Iowa State Legislative Seats Held by Women: 2003-present (2/5/2019)
Percentage of Women in the Iowa Legislature by Party – General Assembly 2003-present (2/5/2019)
Percentage of Women in Legislative Leadership – Iowa General Assembly 2003-present (2/5/2019)
Leadership Positions in the Iowa State Legislature: 2013-present (2/5/2019)

Biographies (PDFs)

Pam Jochum (7/10/2014)
Linda Upmeyer (7/10/2014)
Pathways to Politics: U.S. Senate (2/17/2016)
Pathways to Politics: State Executive (2/17/2016)


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