Special Report

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

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24. Rep. Patrick T. McHenry
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 68.9% of the vote (37.8 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party

23. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
> Period of service: 16 years – tied (2005-present)
> Current constituency: Washington’s 5th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 61.3% of the vote (22.8 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 75th longest serving Rep. of either party

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22. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart
> Period of service: 18 years – tied (2003-present)
> Current constituency: Florida’s 25th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 0.0% of the vote (0.0 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 61st longest serving Rep. of either party

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21. Rep. Darrell E. Issa
> Period of service: 18 years – tied (2001-2019; 2021-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 50th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 54.0% of the vote (7.9 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 61st longest serving Rep. of either party

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20. Rep. Devin Nunes
> Period of service: 18 years – tied (2003-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 22nd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 54.2% of the vote (8.5 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 61st longest serving Rep. of either party