MacArthur Wainwright Payne

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


MacArthur Payne graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science [2, 3, 4]. Payne was a part of the Salvation Army, eventually becoming a Captain working in West Virginia and Washington D.C. as director of an Alcohol Program. He is a trained volunteer EMT and paramedic [5]. Payne has been a Physician’s Assistant for 18 years, starting in Corrections and also working at the Veteran Hospital in Martinsburg in ER and Primary Care. He has spent the last 6 years working at Central State Hospital in Petersburg, VA as a Psychiatric Physician Assistant in Maximum Security with the seriously mentally ill. He is a board member at Northwestern Community Services [3].

Key Issues

Mental Health

Payne wants to improve student mental health [3].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Ballotpedia
2 Doximity
3 The Winchester Star
4 LinkedIn
5 First Presbyterian Church Winchester