'Clueless' actress Stacey Dash running for Congress

Stacey Dash is running for Congress as a Republican in California's 44th Congressional District, according to paperwork filed on Monday with the Federal Election Commission. Her campaign committee is called "Dash to DC."

The actress (Clueless) is a prominent conservative and served for a time as a contributor on Fox News.

Dash commented on her candidacy on Twitter on Monday afternoon: "Formal statements coming. For those mocking for the district I live in...open your minds. It’s time to for me to put up or shut up and I want to serve great people. I live in the 44th unlike some who don’t live in their districts. Thank you to those who offered their support."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Actress Stacey Dash arrives at the FOX, 20th Century FOX Television, FX Networks and National Geographic Channel's 2014 Emmy Award Nominee Celebration at Vibiana on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
CLUELESS - 'Secrets and Lies' - Airdate: February 14, 1997. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) RACHEL BLANCHARD;STACEY DASH
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Actress Stacey Dash attends the premiere of Lionsgate Films' 'America' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on June 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
Actresses Elisa Donovan (front), Stacey Dash (left), and Rachel Blanchard of the TV comedy series 'Clueless' hang out on a bed, 1996. Dash and Blanchard gossip on a cell phone. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
Actress Stacey Dash performs a comedy bit about Black History Month at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actress Stacey Dash on set of the Warner Bros. movie ' Moving' in 1988. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Actress Stacey Dash arrives for the premiere of the film "American Sniper" in New York, December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Stacey Dash and Rick Leventhal attend the Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on January 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actress and TV personality Stacey Dash visits the SiriusXM Studios on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: The winner of the costume contest (3rd R) poses with costume designer Clueless Mona May, director Amy Heckerling, actresses Stacey Dash, Alicia Silverstone, Elisa Donovan and director of the Los Angeles Film Festival Stephanie Allain at the Film Independent's Pre-Festival outdoor screening of 'Clueless' held at L.A. LIVE on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Stacey Dash speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
THE MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOW -- Episode AB0161 -- Pictured: (l-r) Stacey Dash, Meredith Vieira -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15: Actress Stacey Dash attends the 'American Sniper' New York Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
THE MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOW -- Episode AB097 -- Pictured: (l-r) Stacey Dash, Meredith Vieira -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 27: Stacey Dash, Donald Faison and Zach Braff attend 'The Exes' - Season 4, which premieres November 5 at 10:30p ET/PT, at Wirtshaus LA on October 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for TV Land)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Actress Stacey Dash attends the premiere of 'America' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on June 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15:Stacey Dash and Producer J. W. Cortes attends 'American Sniper' New York Premiere - Outside Arrivals at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Actress Stacey Dash arrives at the FOX, 20th Century FOX Television, FX Networks and National Geographic Channel's 2014 Emmy Award Nominee Celebration at Vibiana on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
MILLLION DOLLAR DECORATORS -- 'Andrew Martin International Designer of the Year Awards' -- Pictured: (l-r) Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, Stacey Dash, Voorhies, Lance Bass (Photo by Nicole Wilder/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 08: Actress Stacey Dash attends the Lupus LA Orange Ball on May 8, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Lupus LA)
Damon Wayans, Stacey Dash & Marlon Wayans (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Actress Stacey Dash attends the 2010 International Interior Designer Of The Year Awards Ceremony at Pacific Design Center on October 18, 2010 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic)
CLUELESS - Gallery - Shoot Date: July 26, 1996. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) STACEY DASH
Actress Stacey Dash arrives at the 2010 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter held at Sunset Tower on March 7, 2010 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/WireImage)
Actress Stacey Dash attends a luncheon in Celebration of Motherhood, with keynote speaker Mrs. Candy Carson, at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actress and TV personality Stacey Dash visits the SiriusXM Studios on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Stacey Dash and Rick Leventhal attend the Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on January 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
Actress Stacey Dash presents on stage at the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON / AFP / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Stacey Dash speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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The Southern California district Dash is competing for is represented by Democrat Nanette Barragan, who was first elected in 2016. So far, one Democrat and two Independents have declared their candidacy for the seat.

Last week, former MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan declared his run for a seat in the House of Representatives.

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THE CHEW - Journalist Dylan Ratigan visits 'The Chew' today, March 21, 2013. 'The Chew' airs MONDAY - FRIDAY (1-2pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) CARLA HALL, DYLAN RATIGAN, DAPHNE OZ
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 590 -- Pictured: Dylan Ratigan during an interview with Jimmy Fallon on February 16, 2012 (Photo by Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan at Dylan Ratigan's 'Greedy Bastards' book launch party at Sidecar at P.J. Clarke's on February 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan (L) talks with Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) at Dylan Ratigan's 'Greedy Bastards' book launch party at Sidecar at P.J. Clarke's on February 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan makes some remarks at Dylan Ratigan's 'Greedy Bastards' book launch party at Sidecar at P.J. Clarke's on February 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 05: TV host Dylan Ratigan attends the 30th anniversary of People For the American Way Foundation at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on December 5, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - OCTOBER 28: Dylan Ratigan attends THE HUFFINGTON POST 2010 'GAME CHANGERS' Event Hosted by ARIANNA HUFFINGTON at Skylight Studios on October 28, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by JIMI CELESTE/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: TV personality Dylan Ratigan attends the 2011 Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - OCTOBER 28: Dylan Ratigan attends THE HUFFINGTON POST 2010 'GAME CHANGERS' Event Hosted by ARIANNA HUFFINGTON at Skylight Studios on October 28, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by JIMI CELESTE/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - JUNE 14: Dylan Ratigan and Arianna Huffington attend 14th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on June 14, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by PAUL BRUINOOGE /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - JUNE 19: MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan and guest attend MSNBC's Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner after- party at the Historical Society of Washington, DC on June 19, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN -- Episode 2616 -- airdate 07/31/2008 -- Pictured: Dylan Ratigan (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY -- Episode 894 -- airdate 04/24/2008 -- Pictured: Dylan Ratigan (Photo by Stacie McChesney/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Karen Finerman (centre) prepares for live taping at CNBC's NASDAQ studios Times Square, New York City. Here she presents CNBC's Fast money show. Karen Finerman chats with the host of Fast Money - Dylan Ratigan (in dark suit) as she prepares for live taping. Personally she's worth $100m, runs a $400m hedge fund, and two sets of twins and four nannies. (Photo by Neville Elder/Corbis via Getty Images)
LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY -- Episode 894 -- airdate 04/24/2008 -- Pictured: Dylan Ratigan (Photo by Stacie McChesney/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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