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The #MeToo moments on the campaign trail

Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios 

Jordan Kizmann, a 22-year-old field organizer for Hillary for America, was driving one of her volunteers home on election night 2016 when he exposed himself to her. The campaign didn't know how to help her.

Why it matters: Hundreds of campaigns are staffing up to battle for the House and Senate, not to mention thousands of local races. Staffers early in their careers are often left vulnerable in campaigns without established HR systems. The #MeToo movement threatens the culture of silence on campaigns, and Election Day 2018 is 264 days away.