Rep. John Payton is serving his second term in the Arkansas House. He represents District 64 which includes portions of Cleburne, Baxter, Stone, Searcy and Marion.
For the 90th General Assembly, he serves on the committee on Public, Health, Welfare and Labor, the committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development, Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, House Management, and the Joint Budget Committee.
For the 89th General Assembly, he served on the committee on Public Transportation and he was the chair of the committee on Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs.
Rep. Payton is a graduate of Wilburn High School and attended Missouri Auction School.
He is a father of three and resides in Wilburn with his wife, Rhonda.