Running for office as a woman may be exactly what you think.

I was harassed during a political campaign. I was the candidate.

Three years ago, while contemplating whether or not to write this article, I started by googling “sexual harassment of senate candidates.” The search results were always populated by the same stories.

“She’s disgruntled.”

“She’s working for my opponent.”

“She’s upset because she was passed over for a promotion.”

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