Rep. John Payton is serving his third term in the Arkansas House. He represents District 64 which includes portions of Cleburne, Baxter, Stone, Searcy and Marion.
Rep. Payton is a graduate of Wilburn High School and attended the Missouri Auction School. He is an auctioneer and auto dealer for Payton Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Heber Springs.
He is a father of three and resides in Wilburn with his wife, Rhonda.