Women are politically motivated and they win elections as often as men. But in the U.S. they are far less likely to run for political office. Why is that? And what will it take to get more women to run?
Women hold less than 1 of every 4 elected offices in the U.S. It's not because they're running and losing — it's partly because women aren't seeking those offices in the first place.
MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Democratic strategist and former Bernie Sanders press secretary Symone Sanders and director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, Dr. Dianne Bystrom about why women aren't running for political office.
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