You know people are fed up with politicians when they decide the best candidate is a dog and elect him as mayor.

The dog, a seven-year-old great pyrenees named Duke, won a landslide election in the township. It's said this farm dog has significantly increased public safety by wandering the streets and slowing traffic.

Compensation for his term in office will be a year's supply of dog food and grooming during his term as honorary mayor.

Here's more on the new mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota.