Special Report

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

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9. Rep. Robert B. Aderholt
> Period of service: 24 years – tied (1997-present)
> Current constituency: Alabama’s 4th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 82.2% of the vote (64.6 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 35th longest serving Rep. of either party

8. Rep. Kevin Brady
> Period of service: 24 years – tied (1997-present)
> Current constituency: Texas’ 8th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 72.5% of the vote (47.0 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 35th longest serving Rep. of either party

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7. Rep. Steve Chabot
> Period of service: 24 years – tied (1995-2009; 2011-present)
> Current constituency: Ohio’s 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 51.8% of the vote (7.2 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 35th longest serving Rep. of either party

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6. Rep. Frank D. Lucas
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: Oklahoma’s 3rd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 78.5% of the vote (57.0 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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5. Rep. Ken Calvert
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 42nd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 57.1% of the vote (14.3 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party