Santa Claus to take seat on city council

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NORTH POLE, Alas. – Santa Claus has a new job – City Councilman.

He won one of two seats up for grabs on the North Pole City Council in Alaska.

Santa Claus is the councilman-elect’s real name.

Claus has worked as a park ranger, and he’s a former law enforcement administrator.

Claus and a councilwoman-elect will be sworn in on Monday.