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Walter Lawrence Gaughan (Lawrence "Larry" Gaughan) is a credited actor  and the founder of GOV360, the non-partisan, non-profit voter engagement foundation. He was the Democratic nominee for the 5th District of Virginia, and ran against Robert Hurt  in the 2014 election, garnering almost 73,500 votes.
Lawrence was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on November 19, 1966 to Margery and Lawrence D. Gaughan. He has an older half brother, Benjamin Gaston. Lawrence graduated from Albemarle High School in 1985. He went on to complete a BFA in Theatre at the University of Montana, and an MA in Social Entrepreneurship and Change at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education. In 2015 Gaughan ran for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors in the Rivanna District.
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014