Stevenage father Bobby Smith is standing for David Cameron’s constituency seat in Witney, Oxfordshire, having started his own party Give Me Back Elmo.
The 33-year-old is campaigning for a change to family law after he says he has been treated unfairly by the courts and denied proper access to his two young daughters for four years.
Bobby has adopted Muppet Elmo as his mascot because of a pet name he has for his children, and has been donning the red furry suit and camping outside Mr Cameron’s constituency home in a bid to get noticed.
“I’m trying to get David Cameron to address the matter of family law,” he said.
“It’s a huge problem. There is lots that needs changing, but one of the things they need to start with is 50/50 parenting.
“When a mum and dad split up…
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