Christine Rolfes

Christine Rolfes
Member of the Washington Senate
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
Preceded by Phil Rockefeller
Personal details
Born (1967-03-25) 25 March 1967
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Leonard Rolfes
Residence Bainbridge Island, Washington
Alma mater University of Washington
University of Virginia
Religion Presbyterian

Christine Rolfes (born 25 March 1967[1]) is an American politician of the Democratic Party, serving as the Washington State Senator for the 23rd District since 2011. The 23rd District includes Bainbridge Island, Silverdale, Poulsbo, Kingston, and parts of Bremerton.[2]


Rolfes was born in New York City, New York, United States, North America.[1]

Rolfes earned a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and then an MPA from the University of Washington.[3]

From 2000 until 2006, Rolfes served on the Bainbridge Island City Council.[4]

From January 2007 until July 2011, Rolfes served as a Democratic representative of the 23rd district in the Washington State House of Representatives.[4][5][6]

In July 2011, Rolfes was appointed to serve as Washington State Senator for the 23rd District. She was then elected to that position in her own right on 6 November 2012.[3]


  1. 1 2 AWB (2014). Christine Rolfes. Association of Washington Business. Retrieved on 2014-01-08 from
  2. "Senator Christine Rolfes".
  3. 1 2 One Common Ground (2013). Christine Rolfes' Biography. One Common Ground, Project Vote Smart. Retrieved on 2014-01-08 from
  4. 1 2 Kitsap Sun (2013). Christine Rolfes. Kitsap Sun, 2013 Election Guide. Retrieved on 2014-01-08 from
  5. "Washington State Senate".
  6. Project Vote Smart - Rep. Rolfes

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