John Payne

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John Payne
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Pennsylvania State House District 106
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82,026/year
Per diem$159/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Payne is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing District 106.

Payne attended the Harrisburg Area Community College. He also attended Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland-College Park.

Payne is a former employee at Hershey Chocolate USA. He has also served in the United States Army Pennsylvania National Guard. He has worked for the Pennsylvania Forestry Department as a Warden since 1973. He also currently works as Assistant Chief/Chief of the Hershey Fire Department.

Payne was a member of the Derry Township Board of Supervisors for ten years. He served as Chair of that board in 1992 and 1996. He also served as Chair of the Dauphin County Board of Commissioners from 1999 to 2002. In 2003, Payne joined the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has served in that position since, representing the 106th District.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Payne served on the following committees:

Pennsylvania Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce
Committees
Consumer Affairs
Liquor Control
Tourism & Recreational Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Payne served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Payne served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012

Payne ran in the 2012 election for Pennsylvania House District 106. Payne ran unopposed in the Republican primary on April 24 and defeated Osman Kamara (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Payne Incumbent 64.8% 18,768
     Democratic Osman Kamara 35.2% 10,210
Total Votes 28,978

2010

See also: Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2010

Payne ran for re-election to the 106th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition and defeated Democrat Phyllis Bennett in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Pennsylvania State House, District 106
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Payne (R) 15,032 69.6%
Phyllis Bennett (D) 6,564 30.4%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Payne won re-election to the 106th District seat of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He received 18,760 votes, defeating Democrat Phyllis Bennett (10,960).[4]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 106
Candidates Votes Percent
John D. Payne (R) Green check mark transparent.png 18,760 63.1%
Phyllis Bennett (D) 10,960 36.9%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Payne received $49,037 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Pennsylvania House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Payne's campaign in 2010
Herco Inc$2,000
Hershey Co$1,600
Novartis Pharmaceuticals$1,500
Wine & Spirits Brokers Association Of Pennsylvania$1,200
PPL Corp$1,125
Total Raised in 2010 $49,037

Personal

Payne and his wife, Deb, have four children.

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Pennsylvania House Of Representatives District 106
2003–present
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