Christine Kilduff


Christine will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in the Washington House of Representatives


Representative Christine Kilduff has spent most of her career in public service advocating on behalf of the people of the State of Washington. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2014 and represents the 28th Legislative District.

Christine has over two decades of experience as a litigator and manager in private and government practice. Before joining the legislature, she served as a state Assistant Attorney General for 18 years.

The granddaughter of four Irish immigrants who arrived in the United States with very little education and savings, Christine is a staunch believer in the power of public education and the importance of economic opportunity for all. These strongly held values led to her serve on the highly regarded University Place School Board, including her leadership as a two-time Board President, and then the House of Representatives. As a legislator, she has fought for fully funded schools and working and military families.

A fluent Spanish speaker, Christine double majored in Spanish and Italian literature at Boston College where she graduated summa cum laude and with Phi Beta Kappa honors. Immediately following college, she attended the Boston College Law School. Christine has been  actively involved in various community organizations, such as PTA, Citizens for University Place Schools, and Lawyers Helping Hungry Children. She and her wife and partner of 27 years, Colleen, have two teenage daughters.

Importance of Candidacy:

  • Christine will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in the Washington House of Representatives.

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