Special Report

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

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21. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: Texas’ 30th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 77.5% of the vote (59.1 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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20. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: New York’s 12th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 82.1% of the vote (65.7 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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19. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr.
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 59.1% of the vote (18.2 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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18. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: California’s 40th Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 72.7% of the vote (45.5 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party

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17. Rep. Bobby L. Rush
> Period of service: 28 years – tied (1993-present)
> Current constituency: Illinois’ 1st Congressional District
> Victory in 2020 election: 73.8% of the vote (47.7 ppt more than runner-up)
> Tenure rank of all sitting Reps.: tied – 17th longest serving Rep. of either party