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Larry Agran

Larry AgranBorn: 2-Feb-1945
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Mayor of Irvine, California

Larry Agran is a former mayor of Irvine, California, who ran for President in 1992 as a Democrat.

Agran entered the primary as a political unknown, garnering virtually no attention from the media. At one point, however, his support climbed up to 8% in a poll on January 22, 1992, putting him in a three-way tie for third place with Jerry Brown and Tom Harkin.

Agran's candidacy continued to be ignored by the press, eventually leading to a sharp drop in support. He finished the primary with 58,611 votes, or 0.29%, finishing behind all major Democrats and Lyndon LaRouche; his best primary showing was in Idaho, where he received 1.57% of the vote. He earned three delegate votes at the 1992 Democratic National Convention, or 0.07%.

His failed candidacy was covered in the 1995 documentary Spin.

Wife: Phyllis
Son: Ken

    University: BS History and Economics, University of California at Berkeley (1966)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1969)

    Mayor of Irvine, CA (2001-05, pro tempore, 2005-)
    City Council of Irvine, CA (1999-)
    Mayor of Irvine, CA (1983-89)
    City Council of Irvine, CA (1978-90)
    Jewish Ancestry

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