Politics

Robert 'Bobby' Tufts, 4, is Mayor of Dorset, Minnesota

| by Michael Allen
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Robert "Bobby" Tufts, 4, is the mayor of Dorset, Minnesota, which has less than 30 people.

He won election last year at age 3.

Dorset calls itself the "Restaurant Capital of the World," but doesn't have a real city government, notes My Fox DC.

The mayor is decided in a drawing every year at the Taste of Dorset Festival, where residents can vote as many times as they want at one dollar per vote.

Bobby is running for a second term and will get to draw the winning name, which could be his.

The small incumbent has been walking around Dorset and handing out campaign cards to voters.

The card shows Bobby sitting on a swing with his girlfriend and includes the caption:  "I would love to be your Mayor as much as I love Sophie."

"He's been pretty good. Lotta PR for the town," said Bobby's mother, Emma Tufts. "I think he's doing a fine job."

Bobby's job as mayor is to greet people when they come to town, but he also led 20 people on a walk to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley in Fargo, North Dakota.

Source: My Fox DC