An elephant is the republican mascot..
The elephant is the symbol of the Republican party.
The elephant is the symbol of the Republican Party in the US. The Republican website has information on its origins, as does Wikipedia, Wisegeek and Factmonster.
The Donkey is Democrat, and the Elephant is Republican.
The elephant is a symbol of the Republican party.
The Republican sign is an elephant due to a political cartoonist. Cartoonist Thomas Nast drew a cartoon in Harper's Weekly, the cartoon he drew an elephant and called it the republican vote. Since them the elephant was associated with republicans.
Democrat: Donkey Republican: Elephant