Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S.  Rep.  Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the recent national election in Kenya: 

“The people of Kenya have peacefully voted. It is now important that Kenyan leaders peacefully address election disputes through the rule of law, as candidate Raila Odinga has endorsed.  Violence will accomplish no good for the Kenyan people.”

Note:  Royce is the former Chairman of the Committee's Subcommittee on Africa.