Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, won a third one-year term as honorary mayor of Cormorant Township, Minn. The big, shaggy white dog was overwhelmingly re-elected at the sixth annual Cormorant Daze Festival. (AP)
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As the township’s beloved incumbent mayor, the nine-year-old Great Pyrenees named Duke had no trouble scoring a landslide victory in the election, which was held during the 6th Annual Cormorant Daze Festival Saturday. (AP)
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Duke made national headlines in 2014 when he was first elected mayor of Cormorant - a small township of 1,000 - by write-in vote.
At the time, a dozen residents of Cormorant paid $1 each to cast their ballots in the mayoral election, and in the end Duke emerged as the top dog. (AP)