LD 27 contains part of the city of Phoenix and all of Laveen. It is 253.33 square miles. The district is 98.44 percent urban covering 30.42 percent of its land area and 1.56 percent rural covering 69.58 percent of its land area. LD 27 contains part of the Gila River Indian Reservation.

2016 general elections results

Arizona House of Representatives

Reginald Bolding (Democrat) 27559
Rebecca Rios (Democrat) 37701

Arizona Senate

Catherine Miranda (Democrat) 40085
Angel Torres (Green) 9381

Representative Reginald Bolding

Party: Democratic

Home city: Laveen

Occupation: Managing Director, Education Non-Profit

Committees:

  • Education
  • Ways and Means

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number Short/NOW Title
HB2018 schools; suspensions and expulsions
HB2069 private prisons; contracts; termination
HB2070 schools; poverty foster neglect weight
HB2071 rear-facing car seats
HB2072 criminal; arrest records; erasure
HB2073 juveniles; court jurisdiction; age
HB2074 juveniles; natural life sentence; repeal
HB2075 order of protection; extension; hearing
HB2076 state highway work zones; accidents
HB2096 pupils; unpaid school meal fees.
HB2438 drug addiction treatment; county programs
HB2575 license; nonoperating identification; homeless veterans
HB2576 peace officer database; disciplinary actions
HB2606 law enforcement; deadly force; investigations

Representative Rebecca Rios

Party: Democratic

Home city: South Phoenix

Occupation: Senior Government Affairs Advisor, Florence Copper

Committees:

  • Rules

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number
Short/NOW Title
HB2462 employment; housing; public accommodations; antidiscrimination.

Senator Catherine Miranda

Party: Democratic

Home city: Laveen

Occupation: Legislator – Former Educator/Administration

Committees:

  • Commerce and Public Safety
  • Education

Introduced bills in 2018:

Bill Number Short/NOW Title
SB1176 consular identification cards; prohibition; repeal
SB1177 schools; ELL; English duration; waivers
SB1178 schools; English immersion instruction; duration
SB1179 memorial; buffalo soldiers.
SB1180 incorrect arrest; record clearance
SB1325 corporate STO cap; low-income qualification
SB1332 appropriations; universities; cost of education
SB1402 teacher preparation; English language programs
SB1491 JTEDs; funding; ninth graders
SCR1006 schools; English language requirement; repeal