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Town In California Choose Golden Retriever As It’s Mayor

Town In California Choose Golden Retriever As It’s Mayor

You know how they call California The Golden State? Well, what if we tell you that one city in California actually has a GOLDEN MAYOR.

A golden retriever mayor, but doesn’t that make it even better? And yes, we are not kidding!

First of all, this golden mayor literally has the cutest (and longest) name ever – Maximus Might Dog Mueller II. And he is the trusted mayor of Idyllwild (amazing name as well, right?).

Maximus Might Dog Mueller II – or just Mayor Max for short has been in office for five years!

His uncle was actually the first mayor of Idyllwild back in 2012.

Phyllis Mueller, Mayor Max’s Chief of Staff explained: “Six years ago, Idyllwild decided to elect its first mayor. You had to be a local resident, but you couldn’t run yourself, you could run your pet. In a voted election, 14 dogs and two cats ran and we decided to have an election to raise money for the animal rescue. So you paid $1 a vote and you were encouraged to vote a lot.”

The adorable mayor is often seen cruising around town in his personalised pickup truck making the day of Everton Idyllwild so much better! Mayor Max and Mueller make public appearances daily in order to show their faces to the community, while also drawing in tourist.

Locals and visitors alike are completely in love with the unorthodox town mayor. And for being such a good boy Mayor Max will hold his role for a lifetime.

Who said that politics had to be something boring?

In Idyllwild it’s cute and fluffy.