State Assemblies - Composition

Goals

To determine the current race and gender composition of all state-level assemblies or legislative bodies in the United States.

Early Findings

Here is a link to the Google spreadsheet containing the project. We have completed rows 3–5 of the attached spreadsheet with our findings.

Selected Findings

In our initial hour of research, we were able to determine the gender composition for three state house of representatives as well as their corresponding senate assemblies. Below are some of our findings:

Alabama

House of Representatives
  • Female: 18

Senate
  • Female: 4
  • Male: 31
  • Total: 35

Alaska

House of Representatives
  • Female: 17
  • Male:23
  • Total: 40

Senate
  • Female: 6
  • Male: 14
  • Total: 20

Arizona

House of Representatives
  • Female: 22
  • Male: 38
  • Total: 60

Senate
  • Female: 13
  • Male: 17

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