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    In 2012, Hank the cat, took on former Virginia governors George Allen and Tim Kaine in a tightly fought contest for a Senate seat. He ran on a platform of job creation, but ultimately lost.
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    Lucy Lou, a red and white border collies has been mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, since 2008. The former mayor was a black lab.
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    A beer drinking goat named Clay Henry is the mayor of Lajitas, Texas.
    The Year of the Goat
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    "Tired of rats, vote for a cat," says this campaign poster for Morris, a cat that is "running" for mayor of Jalapa, Mexico. In Mexico "rats" is a euphemism used for corrupt politicians.
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    Mayor Stubb, a manx cat, has been mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska for the past 15 years.
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    Tuxedo Stanley became an international celebrity but lost a campaign to become mayor of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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