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, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

As of 2019, the states of Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, the territories of Guam and Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia all have female Governors or executives.

References[change | change source]

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