It may be just a few weeks before Election Day, but there’s a new candidate on the scene: Teddy Bear the talking porcupine.

Representing the Po’pine Party, Teddy Bear is running on a platform aimed at redistributing corn, his favorite treat. And like his fellow human candidates, he has answers for all of the hot topics in the 2012 presidential race — in porcupine speak, of course.

Lend him your ears below, learn more about Teddy Bear in our recent Q & A with his handler at Zooniversity and visit his YouTube channel.