Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative from California’s 39th District, Republican

Royce, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 39th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 40th congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 39th congressional district (1993-2002).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Royce has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Royce is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Royce for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Edward “Ed” Royce sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Royce sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (65%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%)

Recent Bills

Some of Royce’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Royce’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 597: Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act
Oct 27, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015
Mar 4, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2016, Royce missed 345 of 15,937 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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