This study aims to determine the level of representativeness of female candidates and the efforts taken to obtain votes in the legislative elections in South Tapanuli Regency in 2014 and 2019. The research method used is qualitative research with a descriptive analysis approach. Data collection techniques through observation, interviews, and literature study. The data analysis technique was carried out by reducing the data, presenting the data and then drawing conclusions in the form of data findings to answer the research objectives. The results showed that Political actors who participate in the legislative elections in South Tapanuli Regency have carried out the mandate of the Law to nominate at least 30% women legislative members. However, from the results, only 11.4% of women’s representation in holding parliamentary seats in South Tapanuli Regency. Where, in the 2014 legislative election, the seats in the South Tapanuli Regency DPRD were only won by 3 women legislative members and in the 2019 legislative elections only 4 were won. In obtaining the results, of course, the representation of women is still less than the quota that should be. For this reason, female candidates must continue to do their best to fulfill the quota in the next legislative election.including by conducting house-to-house campaigns, socialization and group discussions through the success team, direct mass campaigns by directly participating in community activities, and indirect mass campaigns carried out through social media, print media and electronic media containing an invitation to the public political choice.
Keywords: Viva video; learning media; development; public political