FLORIDA - In a satirical protest against the political establishment, Percy the dog is running for congress in Florda against Secretary of State Katherine Harris.
Percy's owner, Wayne Genthner, is acting as the dog's campaign manager.
Percy, a border collie mix, will be a write-in candidate in the Republican primary, has his own website, and has even been out to meet voters.
Genthner acknowledges that no one actually expects the dog to be elected, "but plenty of people will be willing to vote for a dog to represent their discontent with the political system," he said.
Percy's website states, "Percy, District 13's only black white candidate, fluent in Spanish, is a strong believer in cross culture, cross species interface, and has vowed, if elected, to support programs that foment these ideals."
In addition, Percy promises to literally chase down any criminals he sees.