Cosplayer Running for Arizona House of Representatives

Cara Nicole who’s also a cosplayer known as AZ Powergirl has announced that she’s running for the Arizona House of Representatives in District 26.

Beyond cosplaying, Nicole has created books, appeared on national television, radio and print ads, was the model for the Magic: The Gathering’s Emmara Tandris card, and travels internationally to conventions where she not only tables but also teaches panels on Cosplay Safety, The Business of Cosplay, as well as mentors many newer costumers to grow in the business as well is the co-founder and co-owner of 183 Degree Studio.

She’s running as a member of the Green Party and is currently looking for individuals not registered as Democrats of Republicans to sign her petition to run. Often candidates have to gather signatures, with restrictions as to who can sign, to get on the ballot.

Arizona has a system where two individuals are elected to each House district and currently both seats for this district are held by Democrats.

(via The Beat)