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Former 'Clueless' star Stacey Dash files paperwork to run for GOP seat in California

Former "Clueless" star Stacey Dash has filed paperwork in California to run for the 44th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. She will challenge incumbent Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.). (Image source: Youtube video screenshot)

Actress Stacey Dash filed paperwork on Monday to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The "Clueless" (1995) star filed documents with the Federal Election Commission that showed she would run as a Republican for California's 44th Congressional District.

Her campaign slogan will be "Dash to DC," according to the documents filed. She will challenge incumbent Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.) for her seat.

In 2016, Barragán became the first Latina to represent the district. A Democrat has held the seat since 2012.

Hillary Clinton took the overwhelming majority of the vote in the district in the 2016 presidential election, garnering over 80 percent of the popular vote in the district.

Dash, 51, hinted earlier this month at the possibility of a run when she asked her Twitter followers for feedback on the idea.

Where is the district?

The district sits just outside of Los Angeles, and contains the cities of Compton, Watts, San Pedro and North Long Beach.

What else?

Dash is a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, according to Time, and has been known as an outspoken conservative since she threw her support behind Mitt Romney in 2012.

The actress worked as a Fox News contributor for about three years until September 2016 when her contract wasn't renewed. It's unclear why the network didn't renew her contract but there's been speculation that it was because of her outspoken opinions on controversial topics.

Dash once cursed during a segment while commentating about then-President Barack Obama's attitude about fighting terrorism, according to The Hill.

"I didn't feel any passion from him," she said. "I feel like he could give a s**t, excuse me, he could care less."

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