Name: Tony Payton
Title/Occupation: State Representative
Organization: Pennsylvania House of Representatives
What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Tony J. Payton, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 179th legislative district. Before Rep. Payton was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, he worked as a housing counselor at United Communities in South Philadelphia where he educated low-income families on personal finance to help them achieve homeownership. It was through this work that Rep. Payton realized his desire for public service and consequently, pursued and won a seat in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, making him the youngest elected official in the Commonwealth at the time.
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