Not a bunch of yokels
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Not a bunch of yokels
A man and his goat: Dan Hurtado, 61, is the proud owner of Opie, the former honorary mayor of Anza, Calif. (Irfan Khan)
In the mayor’s view
His town: Opie looks over highway 371, which passes through the town that was once his domain. (Irfan Khan)
Paco Bell
The mayor, the mule: Paco Bell, the Mayor of Florissant, Colo., won a second term in 2004, when one opponent got sick, another didn’t show and a third -- a llama -- was rejected because it was not a jackass. (Ann Carlisle)
Paco Bell
With a constituent: Paco Bell poses with Haley Hickman, 8. (Ann Carlisle)
Clay Henry III
He took the city by the horns: Lajitas, Texas mayor Clay Henry III pauses for a portrait. (Lajitas Resorts)
Clay Henry III
The beer drinking goat: Clay Henry III is known as a beer enthusiast. Henry reportedly was castrated after he guzzled the wrong man’s suds. (Lajitas Resorts)
Junior
Junior, the canine mayor of Rabbit Hash, Ky., shows his true colors. (Patrick Reddy)
Junior
Georgejana Foltz and Sarah Painer of the Women’s Crisis Center in Covington, Ky., with Junior, the mayor of nearby Rabbit Hash. (Patrick Reddy)
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