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Duke the dog sworn in as Cormorant Mayor

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Cormorant, MN (WDAY TV) - After today, one of the most beloved elected officials in Minnesota can officially be called mayor. 

Duke the dog was sworn in today as mayor of the tiny village of Cormorant Minnesota.

The event took place right in the middle of Cormorant Daze in town and tons of people came out to show their support.

After the ceremony -- Duke mingled with his fans and even posed for some pictures.

Tammy/Cormorant Daze Co-chairs: “He's brought so much attention to our little village here. We can't even begin to repay him for what he's already done for us.”

Tricia/ Cormorant Daze Co-chairs: “So true, he has just, it's just been, it’s something that we just never dreamt would ever happen with the little village of Cormorant.”

As salary for Duke's services, Tuffy's Pet Food of Perham is donating a year’s supply of kibble.