Here he is -- Mayor Wilbur!

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A six-month-old French bulldog is the winner!

No, not of a dog show. Wilbur, a purebred pup owned by Amy Noland, is the new mayor of Rabbit Hash, a Boone County, Kentucky, hamlet of 315 people.

"Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has never had an actual person or human as a mayor," Noland told NBC News. She said the tradition emerged in the late 1990s.

Noland, who fosters cats and has two rescue dogs, said there's a thriving community of dog lovers in the town.

She describes Wilbur, who she adopted four months ago, as an "anomaly" because he's an American Kennel Club registered purebred dog.

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