'Clueless' Star Stacey Dash Files for California Congressional Race - NBC 10 Philadelphia

'Clueless' Star Stacey Dash Files for California Congressional Race

Documents submitted Monday to the Federal Election Commission show the "Clueless" star intends to run as a Republican in California's 44th District

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    FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Stacey Dash attends the "American Sniper" premiere in New York. Dash, the actress turned conservative political commentator, filed paperwork on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, to run for a congressional seat in Southern California.

    Stacey Dash, the actress turned conservative political commentator, has filed paperwork to run for a congressional seat in Southern California.

    Documents submitted Monday to the Federal Election Commission show the "Clueless" star intends to run as a Republican in California's 44th District, a seat held by Democrat Nanette Barragan.

    Registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by a wide margin in the Los Angeles-area district that contains the areas of Compton, Watts, San Pedro and North Long Beach.

    A representative for the 51-year-old Dash didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Dash hinted on social media this month that she was considering a run, even posting a "Dash to DC" logo.

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    Dash co-starred in the 1995 coming-of-age comedy film "Clueless." She worked as an on-air contributor at Fox News until 2016.