PAYNE – State Representative Tony Burkley has filed petitions to run for re-election in the May primary.
Burkley is currently in his first two-year term as state representative in the 82nd District, which includes the counties of Defiance, Paulding, Van Wert, and part of Auglaize.
Burkley previously served as Paulding County commissioner for 16 years.
He currently serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources, State and Local Government, and Economic Development and Regulatory Reform Committees.
Burkley resides at rural Payne with his wife, Nancy.