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‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley launches House candidacy

One of the most recognizable figures from the Jan. 6 Capitol riots will seek the seat held by Republican Debbie Lesko.

Jacob Chansley, conocido como el Shaman de QAnon, dentro del Congreso el 6 de enero.

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Jacob Chansley, better known as the “QAnon Shaman,” wants to represent Arizona's 8th congressional district.

Chansley will be the Libertarian Party candidate, according to paperwork submitted last week to the office of Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes. He will compete for the seat currently held by Republican Debbie Lesko, who will not seek re-election.

Jacob Chansley by Santiago Adolfo Ospital on Scribd

Known for his participation in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, especially for his clothing: a fur hat with horns and red, white and blue face paint, he was sentenced to over three years in prison for his involvement in the events of that day. However, he was released 14 months early.