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Rep. Ted Lieu [D, CA-33]
District 33, California


Ted Lieu attended Stanford for his undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Political Science, and then Georgetown University, where he received his law degree magna cum laude after serving as Editor-in-Chief of the law review. Ted also received four American Jurisprudence Awards.He joined the United States Air Force, where he served as a prosecutor in the JAG corps. After serving on active duty for four years, Ted wanted to continue to serve his country and joined the reserves. Currently, Ted wears a uniform in the JAG corps and was recently promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. Ted has received numerous medals for his outstanding military service, including the Air Force Humanitarian Service Medal and two Meritorious Service Medals.Ted's service at Los Angeles Air Force base is what brought him to Southern California. Professionally, Ted clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, practiced civil law at Munger, Tolles & Olson, and then worked at a financial services company before he joined the Legislature. Locally, Ted continued to serve his community. Ted served on the Rampart Independent Review Panel, the Torrance Environmental Quality and Energy Conservation Commission, and was later elected to the Torrance City Council. When the local Assemblymember passed away suddenly in 2005, Ted was overwhelmingly elected in a special election.After serving three terms in the Legislature, Ted was elected to the State Senate in February 2011 with 57% of the vote. This is his first race for Congress. Ted Lieu and his wife Betty live in Torrance with their two sons, Brennan and Austin. 


D.O.B 03/29/1969
Location California
Office 403 Cannon House Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-225-3976
Fax 202-225-4099
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