|Arkansas House of Representatives District 64|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
Payton's professional experience includes owning Payton Dodge Chrysler Jeep & Ram.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Payton served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Transportation|
|• Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs|
|• Joint Energy, Alternate|
Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent John Payton was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Payton ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 64. Payton ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unchallenged in the general election November 6, 2012, as well.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Payton is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Payton raised a total of $22,038 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 8, 2013.
|John Payton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arkansas State House, District 64||$22,038|
|Grand Total Raised||$22,038|
2012Payton won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Payton raised a total of $22,038.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Payton's campaign in 2012|
|Davis, Ricky P||$2,000|
|Arkansas Healthcare Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$22,038|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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Payton and his wife, Rhonda, have three children.
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- Arkansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Arkansas State Legislature
- Arkansas state legislative districts
- Office website
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Political Summary from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- paytonforthepeople.us, "John Payton," accessed April 9, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 26, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012," accessed November 7, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Payton, John," accessed August 8, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 1, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 9, 2014
Stephanie Malone (R)
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