Mary Headrick, a Democratic candidate for the House of Representatives from Tennessee, is an acute care physician who has said she believes in the "principals of universal, affordable health care." According to her official website, she has three grandchildren and enjoys refereeing American Youth Soccer Organization matches.
In anticipation of the November 6th congressional elections, HuffPost Women talked to her about who she is, why she's running and how to get involved with her campaign.
What's your favorite quality in another person?
What three words best describe you?
Honest, kind, versatile.
What's your biggest flaw?
What failure are you most grateful for?
My first marriage's divorce.
If you weren't you, who would you be?
A good singer.
If you could live anywhere, where would that be?
Up the road a mile.
What woman do you most look up to?
What's the best advice you've ever been given?
"In the scope of a lifetime, it's just not that important."
What's your joy trigger?
What is your favorite book?
"Pride and Prejudice."
What is your favorite album?
I'm not musical.
Where did you have the best meal of your life?
My mother-in-law's table.
What is your favorite thing you've ever worn and why?
A blue shirtwaist dress; it's pretty and comfortable.
What talent do you wish you had?
To remember names and faces and grasp ALL Physics.
What quality or accomplishment do you want people to know you for?
Being a good problem solver.
What makes you feel the most free?
Being caught up.
Why are you running?
Greed is destroying our country, planet and future.
What is the most important issue for women in this election?
Family security now and tomorrow.
How can readers get involved in your campaign?
Go to www.maryheadrick.com.