|Washington State Senate District 29|
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|Profession||Retired Registered Nurse|
Franklin attended Good Samaritan Waverly Hospital School of Nursing in 1948. She went on to earn her BA in Biology/English from the University of Puget Sound in 1968. She then received her MA in Social Sciences/Human Relations from Pacific Lutheran University in 1974. She was a part of the Gynecorp Training Program from the University of Washington in 1974.
Franklin is a retired registered nurse.
- Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee, Washington State Senate
- Health & Long-Term Care Committee, Washington State Senate
- Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection Committee, Washington State Senate
- Rules Committee, Washington State Senate
- See also: Washington State Senate elections, 2010
Senator Franklin announced on May 4, 2010 that she will not run for re-election in 2010. State Representative Steve Conway was elected to the District 29 Senate seat. Independent Ken Paulson and Republican Terry Harder ran for the seat in the November 2, 2010 general election. 
In November 2006, Franklin ran unopposed and was re-elected for the 29th District of the Washington State Senate receiving 17,496 votes.
Franklin raised $41,430 for her campaign.
|Washington State Senate, District 29 (2006)|
|Rosa Franklin (D)||28,341|
In 2006, Franklin collected $41,430 in donations.
Listed below are the top four contributors to her campaign. 
|Washington State Council of Service Employees||$1,400|
|Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$1,400|
|Washington Optometric Association||$1,400|
|Muckleshoot Indian Tribe||$1,400|
Franklin and her husband have been married for more than 57 years. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.
- Rosa Franklin on the Washington State Senate website
- Franklin's state-sponsored website
- Biographical profile of Franklin on Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile of Franklin on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990
- Washington Votes profile for Franklin
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