Edward Randall (Ed) Royce is a Representative from California. Born in Los Angeles in 1951, he earned his B.A. from California State University in 1977.
He was a business owner and corporate tax manager, as well as a member of the California state senate from 1983-1993.
He was elected to the 103rd and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present). He chaired the Committee on Foreign Affairs (113th and 114th Congresses).