Laurence Allen Elder (born April 27, 1952) is an American conservative talk radio host, author, politician, and attorney who hosts The Larry Elder Show. The show began as a local program on Los Angeles radio station KABC in 1993 and ran until 2008, followed by a second run on KABC from 2010 to 2014. The show is nationally syndicated, first through ABC Radio Networks from 2002 to 2007 and then Salem Media Group since 2015.
Elder has written nonfiction books and a nationally syndicated column through Creators Syndicate. In his first run for public office, Elder was a Republican candidate in the unsuccessful 2021 California gubernatorial recall election of Democrat Gavin Newsom. The recall was defeated by a wide margin, with Elder placing first among the replacement candidates.