The “shaman” who invaded Congress on January 6, 2021, one of the most iconic figures of that attack, with countless tattoos and bison horns on his head, hopes to re-enter the Capitol, this time to take a seat on the bench. : Jacob Chansley submitted the required documents to stand in the parliamentary elections.

The 30-year-old, who became famous around the world that day, wants to represent Arizona, his home state, with the Libertarian Party.

Topless and armed with a spear, the self-described “shaman,” a proponent of the QAnon conspiracy theories, took part in the attack on Congress on January 6, 2021, along with hundreds of Donald Trump supporters, to prevent congressmen and senators from ratifying Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. He made it to the Senate floor and sat down at Vice President Mike Pence’s desk, where he left a note that read: “It’s only a matter of time, justice is coming.”

Chanceley was arrested a few days later, pleaded guilty to obstructing official proceedings and was jailed. He was released in March 2023.

A total of 1,100 people have been charged in connection with the Capitol attack, according to the Justice Department.