Stacey Dash Is Running for Congress in California

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If you live in California's 44th District, Stacey Dash wants to represent you in Washington.

The Clueless star turned conservative activist filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Monday to run for Congress as a Republican. Her campaign is called "Dash to D.C." The South Los Angeles district is currently represented by Democrat Nanette Barragán, who was elected in 2016.

Dash tweeted about her political aspirations on Monday.

Obviously, Dash's foray into conservative politics precedes this filing. The 51-year-old actress has become known for making controversial statements, including about transgender people and feminism in a 2016 interview with ET's Nischelle Turner.

"It's tyranny by the minority. Why do I have to suffer because you can't decide what you wanna be that day?" Dash told ET with regard to Caitlyn Jenner and whether trans people should be allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. "It's your body! So, it's your decision, right? We all make choices."

"OK, then go in the bushes. I don't know what to tell you, but I'm not gonna put my child's life at risk because you want to change a law," Dash continued. "So that you can be comfortable with your beliefs -- which means I have to change my beliefs and my rights? No."

Dash, who became a Fox News contributor in 2014, was briefly suspended in 2015 over a profanity-laden remark she made on-air about former President Barack Obama. Dash left Fox after her contract was not renewed in fall 2016.

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