List of famous female legislators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female legislators list contains the most prominent and top females known for being legislators. There are thousand of females working as legislators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic legislators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a legislator then the people below should give you inspiration.
List includes Becky Lourey, Karen Bass, more.While this isn't a list of all female legislators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female legislators?" and "Who are the best female legislators?"
Kathleen Sebelius is an American politician who served as the 21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 until 2014. Previously, she was Governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009, the second woman to hold that office. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Sebelius was the Democratic respondent to the 2008 State of the Union address and is chair-emerita of the Democratic Governors Association. On April 10, 2014, Sebelius announced her resignation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. ...more
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
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Tina Liebling is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, she represents District 26A, which consists entirely of the city of Rochester in Olmsted County, which is in the southeastern part of the state. She is also an attorney. ...more
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Linda R. Greenstein is an American Democratic Party politician who represents the 14th legislative district in the New Jersey Senate, having been first elected to the Senate when she defeated Republican candidate Tom Goodwin in a November 2010 special election to complete the Senate term of Bill Baroni, who resigned to take the position of Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She is the first woman to hold the Mercer-Middlesex regional State Senate district. She previously served in the General Assembly from 2000 to 2010. ...more
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Karen Ruth Bass is an American Democratic politician. She represents California's 37th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives; she was first elected in 2010. In redistricting following the 2010 census, the district was renumbered from 33rd to 37th. Bass represented the 47th district in the California State Assembly 2004–2010, and was Speaker of the California State Assembly 2008–2010. ...more
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