Vermont: Goat beats out dogs, cats, gerbil to become town mayor

Vermont: Goat beats out dogs, cats, gerbil to become town mayor
A Nubian goat. AMI, YouTube

[Ed. – Apparently they were looking for a mayor who would keep the grass mowed.]

A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. …

The ballot of 16 pets was open to all town residents. Most of the other candidates were dogs and cats; a gerbil named Crystal also was a candidate.

Lincoln, with 13 votes, beat out a dog named Sammie that received 10 votes. The other candidates combined for 30 votes. …

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Fair Haven, a town of about 2,500 along the border with New York just west of Rutland, does not have a human mayor.

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