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
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.
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.