Ed Case is a Representative from Hawaii. Born in Hilo, Territory of Hawaii, he earned his B.A. from Williams College in 1975 and his J.D. from the University of California in 1981. He was a private practice lawyer and business executive and served on staff for US Representative Spark Matsunaga of Hawaii from 1975-1977 and US Senator Spark Matsunaga of Hawaii from 1977-1978. He was a member of the Hawaii state house of representatives from 1994-2002 and ran unsuccessfully for nomination for Governor of Hawaii in 2002. He was elected to the 107th Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Patsy Mink (November 30, 2002-January 3, 2003); elected to the 108th Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Patsy Mink; and reelected to the succeeding Congress (January 4, 2003-January 3, 2007). He was not a candidate for reelection to the 110th in 2006, instead running unsuccessfully for nomination to the United States Senate. He also ran for special election to the 112th Congress in 2010 and for the United States Senate in 2012. He was elected to the 116th Congress (January 3, 2019-present).