|Duke being inaugurated as maor of Cormorant, Minn.|
It's not exactly the biggest town around. The twelve residents there each paid a dollar to vote, and Duke defeated a guy named Richard Sherbrook, said CBS Local in Minneapolis.
Duke's salary won't bust the town's budget. A local pet supply store is donating a year's worth of kibbles to pay for Duke's services.
According to the Huffington Post, Duke is not the first non-human mayor in American history. A cat named Stubbs has mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, for the past 17 years, says the Huffington Post.
My dog Jackson had an unsuccessful run for U.S. President in 2012, but was defeated by Barack Obama as he sought re-election to a second term.