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Say hello to Wasilla, Alaska's possible 2012 mayor! Levi Johnston plans to run for office and document his campaign for a reality show.
E! Online
updated 8/9/2010 9:11:50 PM ET 2010-08-10T01:11:50

The Palins might want to start thinking about moving.

Levi Johnston has teamed with a production company to shop a reality series called "Loving Levi: The Road to the Mayor's Office," which will—just as the title implies—chronicle his life as he runs for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

Or since the mayor's job won't be up for grabs until 2012, as his new campaign manager points out, maybe he'll make a run for city council in the meantime.

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Best idea ever, right?

"The more I think about it and look into it, I think there's a possibility we can make it happen," Johnston told Variety, admitting that he wasn't exactly keen on the idea when producers Scott Stone and David Weintraub of Stone and Co. approached him with it.

But now, "it's something that I want to do."

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Man, if only he hadn't mucked up his latest go-round with Bristol Palin. Not only could mom Sarah have given him plenty of politically minded pointers, but she actually was mayor of Wasilla from 1996 to 2002.

Stone and Co., which describes Loving Levi as a "real inside look into who he is as a father, a skilled hunter, an avid dirt biker, and his journey down the road of small-town politics... right after he gets his high school diploma," has already started shooting the pilot, according to Variety.

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And though Johnston didn't look as if he was kicking off a political campaign last night at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, he says that he will fulfill his duties as mayor if elected.

"It's hard to figure me out," he said. "You've got to follow me around. I'm very different. I lead a crazy life. But it will basically be both worlds, my life in Hollywood and back home, the real country boy that I am."

Photos: 2010 Teen Choice Awards

Well, you don't have to follow him around, but apparently somebody's going to.

The 22-year-old father of one and douchey boyfriend to many said that he and Bristol were indeed looking for the right reality-show opportunity during the brief time they were back together, but that they "weren't thrilled with any of the ideas. We got a lot of offers. But the fact is we didn't want to do it."

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