The mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky is a three-year-old pitbull named Brynneth Pawltrow

The mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky is a three-year-old pitbull named Brynneth Pawltrow

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By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

The tradition of having dogs serve as mayor in Rabbit Hash started in the late 1990s when a fundraiser was held in which citizens could pay $1.00 to cast a vote for any silly candidate they wished, and since, four different dogs have won the mayorship in landslide election victories.