2006 Elections

  • First Woman Speaker

    Nancy Pelosi is the first woman – and self-identified feminist – Speaker in history.

    See Key Races
  • Women Elected to Congress

    Tally of women in Congress including 71 women in the House, 16 in the Senate, 3 non-voting delegates (DC, Guam, and the Virgin Islands).

    See the Women Elected to Congress
  • Balance of Power: Democrats & Republicans in Congress

    Democrats picked up 6 seats to become the majority in the Senate.

    See Key Races