Animal park operator among Libertarians running for governor
May 26, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A colorful, mullet-wearing operator of an exotic animal park who ran as a write-in candidate for president is among a group of Libertarian Party candidates planning to run for Oklahoma's open governor seat in 2018.
Joseph Maldonado, a self-described actor and musician known as "Joe Exotic," says he will join a crowded field vying to become the state's chief executive.
The 54-year-old Maldonado operates The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park about 65 miles south of Oklahoma City and is known for flamboyant YouTube videos and interviews. John Oliver's "Last Week Tonig...