SMU - Women in Congress, Breaking the Glass Ceiling

The Districts Most Likely to Elect a Woman in 2010

State & District D Index R Index 2009 Occupant  Party  Sex
CA-8 11 10 Nancy Pelosi D F
CA-9 9 9 Barbara Lee D F
CA-12 9 11 Jackie Speier D F
CA-14 8 11 Anna Eshoo D F
CA-15 8 11 Mike Honda D M
CA-30 8 10 Henry Waxman D M
CA-33 8 8 Diane Watson D F
CA-36 9 11 Jane Harman D F
CA-46 8 10 Dana Rohrabacher R M
CA-48 8 10 John Campbell R M
CA-53 8 9 Susan Davis D F
CO-1 8 9 Diana DeGette D F
FL-20 8 8 Debbie W. Schultz D F
IL-5 9 11 Mike Quigley D M
IL-9 9 10 Jan Schakowsky D F
MD-8 8 10 Chris Van Hollen D M
MA-7 8 10 Edward Markey D M
MA-8 10 9 Michael Capuano D M
MN-5 8 8 Keith Ellison D M
NJ-8 8 10 Bill Pascrell D M
NJ-9 8 10 Steven Rothman D M
NY-4 8 9 Carolyn McCarthy D F
NY-5 10 10 Gary Ackerman D M
NY-8 9 10 Jerrold Nadler D M
NY-9 8 10 Anthony Weiner D M
NY-14 9 10 Carolyn Maloney D F
NY-17 8 8 Eliot Engel D M
NY-18 8 10 Nita Lowey D F
TX-7 9 8 John Culberson R M
TX-32 9 8 Pete Sessions R M
VA-8 9 9 Jim Moran D M
WA-7 8 9 Jim McDermott D M

Last updated April 7, 2009, after special election in the IL-5 district for Rahm Emmanuel's seat.