Special Report

These 46 Democrats Have Made a Career Out of Serving in the House of Representatives

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41. Rep. John B. Larson
> Period of service: 22 years – tied (1999-present)
> Current constituency: Connecticut’s 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 63.8% of the vote (28.8 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 48th longest serving Rep. of either party

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40. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano
> Period of service: 22 years – tied (1999-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 32nd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 66.6% of the vote (33.2 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 48th longest serving Rep. of either party

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39. Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky
> Period of service: 22 years – tied (1999-present)
> Current constituency: Illinois’ 9th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 71.0% of the vote (42.0 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 48th longest serving Rep. of either party

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38. Rep. Mike Thompson
> Period of service: 22 years – tied (1999-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 5th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 76.1% of the vote (52.2 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 48th longest serving Rep. of either party

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37. Rep. Ron Kind
> Period of service: 24 years – tied (1997-present)
> Current constituency: Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 51.3% of the vote (2.7 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 35th longest serving Rep. of either party

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