Mark (Mark) Newton (R-SH127)
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Capitol: 404.463.7855
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 706.364.4230
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 401-D State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Joni   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Interstate Cooperation
ChairmanSubcommittee on Tax Revision
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Health
MemberSubcommittee on Health
MemberHouse Committee on Urban Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
MemberHouse Committee on Small Business Development
MemberHouse Committee on Rules
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
Columbia / Jefferson / Richmond


Representative Mark Newton, a Republican, represents the 127th House District, which includes portions of Augusta and Columbia County. Dr. Newton is the chairman of the House Special Committee on Access to Quality Health Care. He also serves as a Majority Caucus deputy whip. Rep. Newton also serves as the vice chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee and as a member of the Small Business Development, Transportation and Ways & Means committees.

Rep. Newton is a dedicated member of the Georgia community. He was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. Rep. Newton practices in Augusta as a board-certified emergency physician and is also the founder and CEO of MedNow Urgent Care Centers with locations throughout the Greater Augusta and east Georgia areas.

Rep. Newton earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Georgia and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He has also completed his master's degree in healthcare management at Harvard University School of Public Health.

During his time in the military, Dr. Newton served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, including a deployment to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. Following this, Dr. Newton returned to the Medical College of Georgia for additional residency training in emergency medicine and trauma. During his medical career, Dr. Newton served on numerous medical mission trips to South America, including the Amazon River area and mountain regions of Ecuador and Peru.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Newton has been married to his college sweetheart, Joni. They are active members of Warren Baptist Church and are the proud parents of four wonderful children.