The sleepy town of Idyllwild, California has a very unusual public figure. The local mayor, Max, is charming and friendly, even if he does drool a lot. He's also a dog. Because why not? This dog mayor is the result of a very unusual electoral decision in the region, but it's hard to argue with results. Mayor Max just celebrated his re-election, as he begins an impressive fifth term as Idyllwild's mayor. This good boy has proven himself time and again to be the best dog mayor the town could ask for, and his reputation is earning him fans across the world. But why has Idyllwild decided to elect a dog as mayor? And what is Max doing that's made him so popular?