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Candidate Profile: Patrick Payton

Payton headshotPatrick Payton, of Newton, is seeking his first term in the Iowa House.  He is running for House District 29 which includes portions of Jasper County.

Patrick grew up in a working-class family on the east side of Des Moines.  He worked his way through school and graduated from Drake University, becoming a teacher.  Eventually, he decided to practice law and graduated from Drake Law School.  After graduation, he set up his law practice in Des Moines.  Patrick has also earned a Ph.D. in Education from Iowa State University and has taught at several universities.

Patrick has live in Newton with his wife, Della, for over 20 years and has served 20 years on the Board of Directors for the bipartisan Governor’s Safety Conference.  He now wants to take his experiences and serve his community in the Iowa House.

Learn more about Patrick and visit his website by clicking here.

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