“Cthulhu has appeared as a parody candidate in several elections, including the 2010 Polish presidential election and the 2012 and 2016 US presidential elections. The faux campaigns usually satirize voters who claim to vote for the “lesser evil”.
In 2016, the troll account known as “The Dark Lord Cthulhu” submitted an official application to be on the Massachusetts Presidential Ballot. The account also raised over $4000 from fans to fund the campaign through a gofundme.com page. Gofundme removed the campaign page and refunded contributions.
The Cthulhu Party (UK), another pseudo-political organisation, claim to be ‘Changing Politics for Evil’, parodying the Brexit Party’s ‘Changing Politics for Good’; a member of The Cthulhu Party holds the position of Mayor of the museum town Blists Hill.
Another organization, Cthulhu for America, ran during the 2016 American presidential election, drawing comparisons with other satirical presidential candidates such as Vermin Supreme. The organization had a platform that included the legalization of human sacrifice, driving all Americans insane, and an end to peace.”