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Lexington, Illinois: Crazy Presidential Elephant

Lexington artist Kasey Wells hauled this crazy-looking scrap metal elephant around the USA in 2020 in a failed attempt to become President of the United States.

1000 W. Main St., Lexington, IL
Route 66 into town. At the stop sign turn east onto Main St., then immediately turn right onto Morris St. and park on the right shoulder. The elephant is in the little park between Morris St. and Route 66.
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Crazy Presidential Elephant

Loved this unique elephant, made with so much detail. Fun stop!

[Penny, 11/16/2021]


Crazy Presidential Elephant

The Crazy Presidential Elephant is a colorful sight on Route 66.

[Doug Dirr, 06/16/2021]

The elephant's ears and body are covered with the campaign slogans and policy positions of Kasey Wells, who hoped to become America's first write-in President in 2020. "D.C. Statehood." "Infinite Power."


Scrap Metal Elephant on Route 66

An 11-foot-tall scrap metal elephant made of an oil fuel tank, hubcaps, a basketball backboard, several chrome bumpers, door knobs, and tail pipes -- all formed into a crazy-looking elephant. Created by Kasey Wells, a scrap metal artist who lives in Lexington. He used the elephant in a failed attempt to win the Presidency of the United States.

[Doug Dirr, 06/11/2021]

Kasey didn't receive many votes, but he did have more campaign slogans than any other candidate, including "Abolish the Pharma Liability Shield" and "Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch."

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