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Thor Harris Announces Candidacy for Governorship

Musician Thor Harris posted a video to Twitter today announcing his candidacy for governor of Texas.

In the video posted to Twitter, Harris announced his candidacy, saying, "Howdy, my name's Thor Harris, and I'm running for governor of Texas, cause f--- this." Following his announcement, Harris was asked by Pitchfork if he was serious about his bid. Harris responded, "Why the f--- not?"

Harris, a resident of Austin, is the frontman for the band Thor & Friends.

It is unclear as to which party's ticket Harris plans to run.

Photo by Houston Chronicle

Photo by Houston Chronicle

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