Larry Elder announced his bid for the 2024 presidential election while attending the Conservative Political Action Conference in Texas. I hinted at running.
"We've been getting a lot of feedback about the possibility of running for some higher office. Elder met 15-year-old freelance journalist Phoenix Legg in the lobby of the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas on Friday. "I will consider running for a candidate other than Governor of California."
"There are few offices more important than that of Governor of California, other than that of Washington, D.C.. That office." But I'm not ready to announce it yet," he teased.
, ran against California Governor Gavin Newsom, but was unsuccessful.
Newsom via Getty Images defeated the effort with over 60% of the vote.
However, Cheerful Elder called the campaign "a very successful undertaking," citing a strong base of non-California donors.