Wayne R. Bryant (born November 7, 1947) is a convicted felon, an American Democratic Party politician, who served in the New Jersey State Senate from 1995 to 2008, where he represented the 5th Legislative District. Before entering the Senate, Bryant served in New Jersey's lower house, the General Assembly, from 1982 to 1995 and on the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1980 to 1982.
While in the General Assembly, Bryant served as Majority Leader from 1990 to 1991. Upon the death of longtime Democratic Senator Walter Rand on January 6, 1995, Bryant was selected to serve the remaining term, and has been serving in the State Senate ever since; Nilsa Cruz-Perez was selected to fill Bryant's seat in the Assembly.
Bryant served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention on four occasions, in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004.