Everyone's favorite snack mascot, Chester the Cheetah, is running for mayor in a little town in Montana appropriately named...Chester.

Yes, you read that right. Chester the Cheetah is going into politics with his sights set on Chester, Montana, a town near Great Falls that has a population of 900 residents.

According to a Frito-Lay representative: "Being that Chester is a cheetah and not a human, he is not technically on the ballot. But that will not deter him from running his own campaign in town."

Newstalk KGVO spoke with the current mayor of Chester, Montana, Noel Walston, to get his thoughts on his new furry rival: