List of female governors in the United States

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As of 2018, more than forty women were Governors of U.S. States or Puerto Rico. They had been state or U.S. territory Governors.[1]

Past United States Governors include Nellie Tayloe Ross, Ella T. Grasso, Judy Martz, Kay A. Orr, Barbara Roberts and Ann Richards.

States that have never had a female Governor are: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

As of 2018, six females were serving as Governor in Oregon, Iowa, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Alabama.

References[change | change source]

  1. "History of Women Governors". Rutgers. Retrieved July 26, 2018.