6 lawmakers who've never missed a vote

Six members of Congress have never missed a vote in their careers on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsTim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense The Trail 2016: Words matter Lobbyists bolting Trump convention early MORE (R-Maine) has cast more than 5,500 consecutive votes since she was sworn into office in 1997. Reps. Justin AmashJustin AmashDozens of GOP lawmakers staying away from Trump's convention House uprising thwarts change to Patriot Act GOP angst grows over Trump MORE (R-Mich.) and Steve WomackSteve WomackObscure lawmaker thwarts Never Trump movement GOP passes rules vote over outcry from Trump opponents A fix for the well-intended ethanol flop MORE (R-Ark.), who were elected in 2010, have also not missed a vote. The others are Sen. Deb FischerDeb FischerRemembering small business during the presidential election Overnight Healthcare: Health mergers in trouble? | Norovirus in Cleveland | GOP chairman rejects Trump Medicare pricing plan Reluctant lobbyists descend on Cleveland MORE (R-Neb.) and Reps. Derek KilmerDerek KilmerThe emerging fundraising rebellion Overnight Finance: Fed steady on rates; Dems rally behind retirement rule Overnight Cybersecurity: Feds likely to keep iPhone hack a secret MORE (D-Wash.) and David Jolly (R-Fla.).

This Congress, 12 other members have logged perfect attendance records, including Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerConvention shows Democrats support fracking, activists on the fringe Dem ad blasts Indiana senate candidate on Social Security The Trail 2016: Unity at last MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.).

Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.), who is among the dozen, noted that his state is relatively close to Washington, D.C. But he takes pride in making every roll call, saying when an appointment or meeting conflicts with a vote, “I excuse myself form the office to make sure I am on the floor at the appropriate time.”

For this article, The Hill reviewed roll call data on Congress.gov as well as govtrack.us.

Current members who have never missed a vote

Senate

Susan Collins (R-Maine) (started serving in 1997)

Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) (started serving in 2013)

House

Justin Amash (R-Mich.) (started serving in 2011)

Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) (started serving in 2013)

Steve Womack (R-Ark.) (started serving in 2011)

David Jolly (R-Fla.) (started serving in 2014)

Current members who have not missed votes in this Congress

Senate

Susan Collins (R-Maine)

Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyOvernight Finance: Senate punts on Zika funding | House panel clears final spending bill | Biz groups press Treasury on tax rules | Obama trade rep confident Pacific deal passes this year Overnight Healthcare: Lawmakers leave for summer without approving new Zika funds Dems block defense spending bill for second time MORE (D-Ind.)

Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)

Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyDems urge Obama to release info on Russian links to DNC hack Top senators want details on probe of DNC breach Top Dem Senate hopefuls to skip convention MORE (R-Iowa)

Kay HaganKay HaganDemocratic National Convention event calendar 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2016 Senate Republicans are feeling the 'Trump effect' MORE (D-N.C.)

Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)

Ron WydenRon WydenThe Hill's 12:30 Report Tim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense Dems push for US, EU cooperation on China's market status MORE (D-Ore.)

House

Justin Amash (R-Mich.)

John BarrowJohn BarrowDem files Ethics complaint on Benghazi panel Barrow thanks staff in farewell speech The best and the worst of the midterms MORE (D-Ga.)

Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)

Charles Dent (R-Pa.)

David Jolly (R-Fla.) (started serving in 2014)

Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)

Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)

Billy Long (R-Mo.)

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)

David McKinleyDavid McKinleyWho – truly – could be against saving Americans billion? Coal Country’s top lawyer takes on Obama’s EPA Coal country rages against fall MORE (R-W.Va.)

Steve Womack (R-Ark.)

 

Vivian Hughbanks contributed.

 

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