Reginald Bolding

Reginald Bolding is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives representing District 27 since January 5, 2015.[1]

Reginald Bolding
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Minority Leader of the Arizona House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 11, 2021
Preceded byCharlene Fernandez
Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 27th district
Assumed office
January 5, 2015
Serving with Diego Rodriguez
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Cincinnati (BA)
WebsiteOfficial website


Bolding graduated from the University of Cincinnati, where he earned an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and International Security.[citation needed]

Bolding has been named to the Phoenix Business Journal's 40 under 40 list.[2]

Bolding sits on the board of directors for the Children's Museum of Phoenix.[3]

Bolding serves as the ranking member on the Arizona House of Representatives Education Committee and also sits on the Ways & Means Committee. Nationally, Bolding is Vice Chair of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (Western Region).[citation needed] He is also the Chair of the Arizona Black Legislative Caucus. Moreover, Bolding is the Founder & Board Chairman of the Arizona Coalition for Change, a community engagement organization focused on increasing civic engagement throughout the state.[citation needed]

He is a candidate for Secretary of State of Arizona in the 2022 Arizona Secretary of State election[4]


  • 2016 Bolding and Rios were reelected.
  • 2014 Bolding and Rebecca Rios defeated incumbent Norma A. Munoz, Marcelino Quinonez and Edward Blackwell in the Democratic primary. Bolding and Rios defeated Myron Jackson and Jose Tello in the general election with Bolding receiving 13,950 votes.[5]


  1. ^ "Reginald Bolding". Phoenix, Arizona: Arizona State Legislature. Archived from the original on September 19, 2016. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
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  4. ^ Duda, Jeremy (June 14, 2021). "Bolding running for secretary of state, will face Fontes in Dem primary". Arizona Mirror. Retrieved 2022-01-20.
  5. ^ "State of Arizona Official Canvass 2014 General Election November 4, 2014" (PDF). Phoenix, Arizona: Secretary of State of Arizona. p. 9. Retrieved March 18, 2016.

External linksEdit

Arizona House of Representatives
Preceded by Minority Leader of the Arizona House of Representatives