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Updated: January 28, 2020 @ 11:58 am
Running for office? Your favorite pet might swoop in for your seat. In these places, the people have elected cats and dogs and other critters to political office – or put the animals on the ballot.
In 2016, Duke was elected mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota for his third term.
In 2016, Limberbutt ran for president of the United States.
Bosco was a dog elected honorary mayor of the unincorporated community of Sunol, California.
Stubbs was the honorary mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, from 1997 to 2017.
Earl Grey (the one on the left getting belly rubs) ran for Prime Minister of Canada in 2015.
Giggles the pig ran for mayor of Flint, MI. against two convicted felons.
Hank the cat ran for the Virginia senate.
In 1959 in Brazil, Cacareco the rhino got 100,000 write-in votes in Sao Paulo’s election.
Sweet Tart was elected mayor of Omena, Michigan in 2018. The calico cat was running on a platform of experience and having “NO naughty deeds,” based on her election profile.
Hank the cat ran for U.S. Senate in 2012.
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