Special Report

These 44 Republicans Have Made a Career Out of Serving in the House of Representatives

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29. Rep. Robert J. Wittman
> Period of service: 14 years – tied (2007-present)
> Current constituency: Virginia’s 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 58.1% of the vote (16.4 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 90th longest serving Rep. of either party

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28. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 59.5% of the vote (21.9 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party

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27. Rep. Virginia Foxx
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 66.9% of the vote (35.8 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party

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26. Rep. Louie Gohmert
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: Texas’ 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 72.6% of the vote (45.2 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party

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25. Rep. Michael T. McCaul
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: Texas’ 10th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 52.5% of the vote (7.1 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party