This looks like progress at first glance: 56 women serving in the U.S. Senate. Oh wait, that's since the country STARTED. Right now? Females are more than half the population, and exactly one quarter of the Senate.
The percentage is slightly lower in the house. So it's not unexpected that someone would write a how-to book for women thinking of running for office.
Represent: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World is the work of actor June Diane Raphael and political operative Kate Black.
Kate Black visits to talk about the ins and outs of deciding to run, then running a campaign.