Larry Elder – Republican Presidential Candidate – Bias Profile

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Larry Elder

Larry Elder - RIGHT BIAS These politicians are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through political advocacy and/or political affiliation. They may use strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes), make misleading statements, and omit information that may damage conservative causes. Some politicians in this category may be untrustworthy.Politician - Mixed Factual Rating

Larry Elder is a conservative radio host and is running for President of the United States in 2024. He is a member of the Conservative-Libertarian wing of the Republican Party. We assign Larry Elder a Right Biased and Mixed factual rating due to numerous failed fact checks.

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Larry Elder

State: California
Title: Presidential Candidate – Radio Host
Political Party: Republican
Political Alignment: Conservative Libertarian
Factual Rating: Mixed


  • Attorney (1977) 
  • Founder of Laurence A. Elder and Associates (1980) 
  • Radio Host of The Larry Elder Show (1993 – Present)
  • Author and Documentary Filmmaker
  • Candidate in the California gubernatorial recall election (2021)

Stance on Key Policies:

  • Abortion Rights: Unfavorable – Pro-life, but allow in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother or child. Supports overturning Roe v. Wade.
  • Economy: Free Market Capitalism – He supports tax cuts and deregulation.
  • Climate Change: Supports Limited Government Action Elder states he is “against radicals for whom climate change is a religion.”
  • Education: Choice-Charter-Private SchoolsElder supports school choice and charter schools. He believes that bad schools and lack of parental involvement are connected and that schools must purge bad teachers.
  • Foreign Policy: Strong Defense – Believes we should increase military spending to contain China and to support Ukraine.
  • LGBTQ Rights: Mixed – Supports same-sex marriage and same-sex couples’ right to adopt. Opposes transgender athletes participating in sports on teams aligning with their gender identity. 
  • Gun Ownership: Limited Gun Control Measures – Larry Elder has expressed strong support for the Second Amendment and opposes gun control measures.
  • Immigration: Limited Immigration – Larry Elder supports strong border security and defunding sanctuary cities. He also does not believe illegal immigrants should receive government healthcare and that all immigrants should be required to learn English.
  • Health Care: Market-Based Health Care – He claims that Democrats are waging a war against capitalism and oppose single-payer healthcare. Believes the Affordable Care Act is a stepping stone toward Single Payer Health Care
  • Overall: Libertarian Conservative – His positions suggest that he supports limited government intervention, individual liberty, and free market capitalism.

Recent Failed Fact Checks

(M. Huitsing 07/22/2023)

Last Updated on July 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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