Kolb served as the State Representative for Michigan's 53rd District, which includes the city of Ann Arbor, from January 2001 to January 2007. He was first elected in November 2000, and term limits prevented him from seeking a fourth two-year term in 2006.
Kolb served on the Ann Arbor City Council as Democrat representing Ward 5 from April 1994 to December 2000.
Timeline: Chris Kolb
- 2000 November: Elected as State Representative for Michigan's 53rd District
- 1994 April: Elected to Ann Arbor City Council representing Ward 5