Kjell Ingolf Ropstad

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Ropstad in 2015

Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (born 1 June 1985) is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party. He has been a member of the Norwegian Parliament Stortinget since 2009.

Personal background and education[edit]

Kjell Ingolf Ropstad was born in Arendal in 1985 to teacher Gunda Wiberg and Bjørn Ropstad who is the current mayor of Evje og Hornnes. He has a bachelor's degree in law and economics.

Political career[edit]

He was a member of Evje og Hornes municipality council 2003-2007 and the county council in Aust-Agder 2003-2007.

He was the leader of the Youth of the Christian People's Party, the youth wing of the Christian Democratic Party, 2007-2010. He had previously been deputy leader since 2005.

He served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Aust-Agder during the term 2005–2009. He was elected a representative from Aust-Agder for the period 2009–2013.


Party political offices
Preceded by
Inger Lise Hansen
Leader of the Youth of the Christian People's Party
Succeeded by
Elisabeth Løland