In the 116th Congress of 2019-2020, there will be an all time high of 25 women Senators, including four new members of the upper chamber.
17 of them will be Democrats, while 8 will be Republicans.
Six states will have both their Senators being women, including
California—Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris
Washington—Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell
New Hampshire—Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan
Minnesota—Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith
Arizona—Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally
Nevada—Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen
All of these duos are Democrats, except for Martha McSally, just appointed to fill John McCain’s seat to 2020, after losing the chance to win the seat of retiring Senator Jeff Flake to Kyrsten Sinema.
The longest serving woman Senator is Dianne Feinstein of California, who has been in the Senate since November 1992, and is the oldest member of the US Senate, and if she survives in office to the end of her term in 2024, she would be 91, only the 4th Senator to reach the age of 90 in office, and also would be the woman with more years of service than any other woman Senator.
Patty Murray of Washington has only two months fewer service than Feinstein, so also would have served longer than any other woman Senator.
Senator Susan Collins of Maine started serving in 1997, the longest serving Republican woman Senator.
32 states have had women Senators by 2019, and 21 states so represented in the 116th Congress.
A total of 56 women Senators will have served by 2019, with 36 being Democrats and 20 being Republicans.
And finally, it is likely that four Democratic women Senators will be running for President in 2020—Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Kamala Harris.