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15 important jobs women have yet to hold in the US

Governor of 23 US states

Governor of 23 US states

Maggie Hassan serves as governor of New Hampshire and was recently elected to the US Senate.REUTERS/Brian Snyder

No woman has ever been a governor of these 23 US states:

California, Nevada, Idaho, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana, Georgia, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Maine.

In 1925, Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first woman in the US to be elected governor, and since then 37 other women have served as governor.

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