Town In America Elects Goat As Honorary Mayor
A town in Vermont elected a goat as a new honorary mayor and who was officially sworn into office this week.
Lincoln, a three-year-old goat, wore a sash reading “Mayor” for the ceremony. The goat was delivered oath in the presence of a town clerk and the select board.
According to a town official, initially the honorary pet mayor idea was to help raise funds for a playground but it soon turned into a civics lesson for children.