Cities

Women's Representation in Local Government

 

Find out how voting reforms can impact local elections

 

Executive Office

Women serve as mayors in 27 of the 100 largest cities, according to the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University.

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Legislative Bodies

Among the largest 100 cities in the United States, the average percentage of women on city councils with only at-large seats is 39% while the average percentage of women on city councils with only single member district seats is 32%. When city councils have both at-large seats and single-member district seats, the average percentage of women is 48%. 

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