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.
During the 90th General Assembly, Rep. Payton will serve on the committee for Public, Health, Welfare and Labor, the committee for Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development and the Joint Budget Committee.
During the 89th General Assembly, Rep. Payton served on the committee for Public Transportation and he was the chair of the committee for Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs.
Rep. Payton is a graduate of Wilburn High School and attended Missouri Auction School.
Rep. Payton is a father of three and resides in Wilburn with his wife, Rhonda.