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)
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)
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)