19 year-old gamer becomes mayor of Oklahoma town

This is a good news, so it seems. Young blood looking to take control and put things straight. I wish it happens in my country as well. Note that the position is an unpaid post… so, no monetary incentives for Tyler Hammons.

Associated Press reports, “Muskogee, Okla., teen ready for mayoral challenge”. It reads:

The University of Oklahoma freshman is moving out of a dorm and back in with his parents as he gets ready to be sworn in next week as mayor of this 38,000-person city made famous by the Merle Haggard song “Okie From Muskogee.”

However, my favourite is:

As mayor, his first priorities are the creation of an independent ethics commission to monitor elected and appointed city officials. He also wants to establish campaign finance reporting requirements for those running for office.

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