Feb 022016
 

Nikki Bagley, a former mayor and councilwoman of Jerome, has declared her candidacy for the District 6 seat in the Arizona Senate.
A Democrat, Bagley is a second-generation Arizona native from Prescott and teaches at Yavapai College. She has deep roots in the Verde Valley wine industry through her work as director of viticulture of the Southwest Wine Center, and as a vineyard manager and consultant.
Bagley is a strong supporter of education on all levels, noting that she understands that prioritizing education and entrepreneurship is a significant way lawmakers can address poverty and spur economic development in rural Arizona.