Ted Lieu is a Representative from California. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1969, he earned his B.A. and B.S. from Stanford University in 1991 and his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1994.
He served in the United States Air Force from 1995-1999 and in the United States Air Force Reserve from 2000-present. He was also a judicial clerk for the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
He was a private practice lawyer and member of the Torrance, CA, city council from 2002-2005. He served in the California state assembly from 2005-2010 and was an unsuccessful candidate for California state attorney general in 2010. He served in the California state senate from 2011-2014 and was elected to the 114th Congress (January 3, 2015-present).