Michigan Town Elects Cat & Dog For Mayor And Vice Mayor

posted by Maui - 

The residents of Omena, Michigan have had enough of politics as usual - that's why they elected a cat as the town's new mayor. The village of 300 people voted a cat named 'Sweet Tart McKee' as its new mayor, and a dog named 'Diablo Shapiro' as vice mayor. A goat, a chicken, and another dog were also elected to various positions. The election was organized by the Omena Historical Society as a fundraiser, charging $1 to cast a vote. The election raised more than $7,000, which may call for a special investigation into outside votes being cast. Sweet Tart will serve a 3-year term as mayor and is expected to make public appearances.

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