Data Brief

Digging Deeper: 2021 Senate Democratic Caucus Diversity Numbers

On July 13, 2021, the Senate Democratic Caucus released an update of its demographic data on Democratic staff (find 2021 numbers here and 2020 numbers here). The analysis below ranks the offices on their total diversity in the following categories: Overall Senate Personal Office Chart Most & Least Diverse Staff in Senate Personal Offices (by…

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100-Day Report on Black Appointments in Biden Administration

Today, the Biden Administration reported on its progress over the first 100 days, and announced that of “the approximately 1,500 agency appointees hired by President Biden so far… 18% identify as Black or African American.” It did not disclose the percentage of leadership positions held by African Americans, such as nominations for Senate-confirmed positions, or…

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