We've Come a Long Way!

Norma Whitehouse Street Speech

Voting Statistics:

Number of women who are registered voters (2018): 83.1 million
Number of women who voted in last presidential election (2016): 73.7 million

In every presidential election since 1980, the proportion of eligible female adults who voted has exceeded the proportion of eligible male adults who voted.

At last

Or have we?

Women in public office:

Number of Supreme Court Justices who have been women: 4 out of 112
Percentage of women in State Legislatures (2018): 25%
Women in Congress (2018): Senate: 22 out of 100; House: 84 out of 435
Governors (2018): 6 out of 50
Presidents (2016): 0 out of 44