Special Report

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

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26. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
> Period of service: 26 years – tied (1995-present)
> Current constituency: Texas’ 18th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 73.3% of the vote (49.8 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 30th longest serving Rep. of either party

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25. Rep. Zoe Lofgren
> Period of service: 26 years – tied (1995-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 19th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 71.7% of the vote (43.4 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 30th longest serving Rep. of either party

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24. Rep. Earl Blumenauer
> Period of service: 26 years – tied (1995-present)
> Current constituency: Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 73.0% of the vote (49.5 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 30th longest serving Rep. of either party

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23. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 18th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 63.2% of the vote (26.3 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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22. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: Florida’s 20th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 78.7% of the vote (57.4 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party