Historical Record of Women Elected to the State Assembly

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Name District 1st year elected Last Year Served Years in Office
Broughton, Esto B. 46 1918 1926 8
Dorris, Grace S. 56 1918 1926 6
Hughes, Elizabeth 7 1918 1922 4
Saylor, Anna L. 41 1918 1926 9
Miller, Eleanor 67 1922 1942 18
Woodbridge, Cora 47 1922 1928 6
Kellogg, Sarah E. 9 1930 1932 2
Daley, Jeanette E. 51 1936 1942 6
Kathryn Niehouse 78 1942 1954 12
Davis, Pauline 79 1952 1976 24
Donohue, Dorothy 38 1952 1962 10
Sankary, Wanda 79 1954 1956 2
Brathwaite, Yvonne 63 1966 1972 6
Eu, March Fong 15 1966 1972 6
Egeland, Leona 24 1974 1980 6
Hughes, Teresa 47 1975 1992 17
Hallett, Carol 29 1976 1982 6
Ryan, Marilyn 51 1976 1982 6
Waters, Maxine 15 1976 1990 14
Bergeson, Marian 48 1978 1986 6
Moore, Gwen 74, 70 1978 1994 16
Moorehead, Jean 49, 47 1978 1986 8
Tanner, Sally 5 1978 1992 14
Lafollette, Marian 60 1980 1990 10
Wright, Cathie 38 1980 1992 14
Allen, Doris 37 1982 1995 13
Killea, Lucy 78 1982 1989 7
Mojonnier, Sunny 75 1982 1990 8
Molina, Gloria 56 1982 1988 6
Eastin, Delaine 18, 20 1986 1994 8
Hansen, Beverly 8 1986 1992 6
Speier, Jackie 19 1986 1994 10
Roybal-Allard, Lucille 56 1987 1992 6
Bentley, Carol 77 1988 1992 4
Hunter, Tricia 76 1989 1992 4
Alpert, Dede 75, 78 1990 1996 6
Archie-Hudson, Marguerite 48 1990 1996 6
Boland, Paula 38 1990 1996 6
Lee, Barbara 13, 16 1990 1996 6
Seastrand, Andrea 29, 33 1990 1994 4
Friedman, Barbara 40 1991 1996 6
Alby, Barbara 24 1992 1998 6
Borenstein, Julie 80 1992 1994 2
Bowen, Debra 53 1992 1998 6
Bronshvag, Vivian 6 1992 1994 2
Brown, Valerie 7 1992 1998 6
Escutia, Martha 50 1992 1998 6
Honeycutt, Kathleen 34 1992 1994 2
Karnette, Betty 54 1992 2008 4
Martinez, Diane 49 1992 1998 6
McDonald, Juanita 55 1992 1996 4
Napolitano, Grace 58 1992 1998 6
Snyder, Margaret 25 1992 1994 2
Solis, Hilda 57 1992 2000 2
Brewer, Marilyn 70 1994 2000 6
Davis, Susan 76 1994 2000 6
Ducheny, Denise Moreno 79 1994 1998 4
Figueroa, Liz 20 1994 1998 4
Kuehl, Sheila 41 1994 2000 6
Mazzoni, Kerry 6 1994 2000 6
Alquist, Elaine 22 1996 2000 4
Aroner, Dion 22 1996 2002 6
Havice, Sally 56 1996 2002 6
Leach, Lynne 15 1996 2002 6
Midgen, Carole 13 1996 2000 4
Ortiz, Deborah 9 1996 1998 2
Strom-Martin, Virginia 1 1996 2002 6
Thomson, Helen 8 1996 2002 6
Bates, Patricia C. 73 1998 2004 6
Corbett, Ellen 18 1998 2002 4
Jackson, Hannah-Beth 35 1998 2004 6
Reyes, Sarah 31 1998 2004 6
Romero, Gloria 49 1998 2001 3
Soto, Nell 61 1998 2000 1
Wiggins, Patricia 7 1998 2002 4
Zettel, Charlene 75 1998 2002 4
Bock, Audie 16 1999 2000 2
Chan, Wilma 16 2000 2006 6
Cohn, Rebecca 24 2000 2006 6
Daucher, Lynn 72 2000 2006 6
Goldberg, Jackie 45 2000 2006 6
Kehoe, Christine 76 2000 2004 4
Liu, Carol 44 2000 2004 4
Matthews, Barbara 17 2000 2006 6
McLeod, Gloria Negrete 61 2000 2006 6
Oropeza, Jenny 55 2000 2006 6
Pavley, Fran 41 2000 2004 6
Chu, Judy 49 2001 2006 6
Berg, Patty 1 2002 2008 6
Garcia, Bonnie 80 2002 2008 6
Hancock, Loni 14 2002 2008 6
Horton, Shirley 78 2002 2008 6
Lieber, Sally 22 2002 2008 6
Montanez, Cindy 39 2002 2006 4
Parra, Nicole 30 2002 2008 6
Runner, Sharon 36 2002 2008 6
Wolk, Lois 8 2002 2008 6
Bass, Karen 47 2004 2008 6
Evans, Noreen 7 2004 2010 6
Saldana, Lori 76 2004 2010 6
Strickland, Audra 37 2004 2010 6
Walters, Mimi 73 2004 2008 4
Brownley, Julia 41 2006 2010 4
Caballero, Anna 28 2006 2010 4
Carter, Wilmer Amina 62 2006 2010 4
Fuller, Jean 32 2006 2010 4
Galgiani, Cathleen 17 2006 2010 4
Hayashi, Mary 18 2006 2010 4
Ma, Fiona 12 2006 2010 4
Richardson, Laura 55 2006 2008 2
Salas, Mary 79 2006 2010 4
Buchanan, Joan 15 2008 2010 2
Conway, Connie 34 2008 2010 2
Harkey, Diane 73 2008 2010 2
Huber, Alyson 10 2008 2010 2
Lowenthal, Bonnie 54 2008 2010 2
Skinner, Nancy 14 2008 2010 2
Torres, Norma 61 2008 2010 2
Yamada, Mariko 8 2008 2010 2