Larry Agran

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Larry Agran graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in U.S. History and Economics. He then earned his JD at Harvard Law School in 1969. After attending Harvard Law School, Agran served as Chief Legal Counsel for the California State Senate Health & Welfare Committee [2]. Agran was elected to the Irvine City Council in 1978, serving until 1990 and serving as mayor for six of those years [3]. Agran returned to serve on the Irvine City Council in 1998, and as mayor for four years since 1998. Agran currently serves as a council member. Agran also teaches at UCLA School of Law and at the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine [1].

Agran has founded and led numerous non-profit organizations, such as the Local Elected Officials Project, the Center for Innovative Diplomacy, and CityVote. Agran advocated for the creation of the Orange County Great Park at El Toro. Larry Agran served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Great Park Corporation for six years [4].

Key Issues


Agran wants to create a Climate Action Plan in order to decrease dependence on and eventually disband from the Orange County Power Authority and increasing rates for electricity [5, 6].


Agran supports closing industrial pollutants that are threats to air quality and health [5]. Specifically, Agran advocates for shutting down and relocating the All American Asphalt plant [2, 6].

Health Care

Agran advocates for increasing investments in school nurses and public health in order to protect children, residents and businesses [5]. Agran supports creating a Public Health Department in Irvine [2].


Agran supports creating a Veterans Memorial Park in order to honor Veterans [2, 6].


Irvine Community News & Views


1 Ballotpedia 
2 Larry Agran 
3 City of Irvine Election Logs 
4 City of Irvine
5 Irvine City Council Candidate Statements
6 The Epoch Times