Longest-Serving Republicans in the House

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8. Rep. Frank Lucas
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Lucas currently serves Oklahoma’s 3rd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Cimarron, Creek, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Major, Noble, Osage, Pawnee, Payne, Roger Mills, Texas, Washita, Woods, and Woodward Counties.

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7. Rep. Pete King
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. King currently serves New York’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

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6. Rep. Ken Calvert
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Calvert currently serves California’s 42nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Riverside County.

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5. Rep. Fred Upton
> Time in congress: 32 years (1987-present)

District: Rep. Upton currently serves Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren Counties.

4. Rep. Chris Smith
> Time in congress: 38 years (1981-present)

District: Rep. Smith currently serves New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Mercer, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties.