Larry Elder announced he will not run for California Governor against Gavin Newsom in 2022. Instead, Elder has formed the Elder for America PAC, which will focus on helping Republicans take back the House and Senate, in addition to local races that effect public safety and education.
The announcement comes on the heels of Elder’s unprecedented California gubernatorial campaign, in which Elder received 3.5 million votes, 30% more than the next closest recall challenger, and raised approximately $22.5 million dollars after only campaigning for 8 weeks.
The Elder for America PAC will engage in public education campaigns, direct voter contact, and fundraising to help Republicans win key seats in the House and Senate, and effect public policy on the local level.
“I ran for Governor because I wanted to make a difference,” Elder said. “While I may not know what the future holds for me politically, our campaign’s ability to attract millions of votes and millions of dollars in a very short time demonstrates we have a message that resonates with Americans, and I believe we can put that to good use.”
“Today, we don’t just have a state to save, we have a country save. The radical left’s woke agenda is destroying America. Our major cities look like warzones thanks to ‘progressive’ district attorneys and other pro-criminal policies. The distinction in quality of life between areas controlled by leftists and those that are not highlights the failure of the woke movement.”
“Our children are being sent to school, not to learn, but to be indoctrinated. Without a safe environment or proper education, low-income and minority students are never even given the chance to succeed. We must do better for our future generations.”
“At the federal level, Democrat leadership is hell bent on ruining the economy, either through massive inflation or draconian mandates for workers and employers. Rather than steadfastly protecting our constitutional rights, they are actively seeking to chip away at them until they no longer exist.”
“I for one have had enough, which is why I am determined to fight for important issues in places where we can make a real difference in the outcome. The elite class has plenty of special interest groups and lobbyists to represent them. It’s high time the American people have their own representation,” Elder concluded.