|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Carol Skelton|
November 30, 1961 |
Kelly Block (born November 30, 1961) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar in the 2008 Canadian federal election. She is a member of the Conservative Party. Block was appointed to the Procedure and House Affairs Committee (PROC) and the Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee (ETHI). In Fall 2009, Block was moved from PROC and appointed to the Budget and Finance Committee. With the commencement of the 41st Parliament in 2011, Block was appointed to the Health Committee, and the Government Operations and Estimates Committee. As well, Block was appointed by Prime Minister Harper to serve as the regional caucus chairperson for the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus.
Prior to her election to the House of Commons, Block served two terms as mayor of Waldheim, Saskatchewan. Block was Waldheim's first female mayor, and also served as chairperson of the Gabriel Springs Health District. Block was later appointed to the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority when the government of Saskatchewan amalgamated its health districts. Block ran unsuccessfully for the Saskatchewan Party nomination for the provincial Martensville constituency by-election in November 2006 against Nancy Heppner.
Block was awarded the Macleans Parliamentarian of the Year - Rising Star - Award in June 2010 after receiving the highest number of weighted votes from fellow parliamentarians of all parties.
Electoral record 
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Nettie Wiebe||14,114||46.91%||+2.49%|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||30,089||100.00%|
|Total rejected ballots||131||0.43%|
|Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar - Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Nettie Wiebe||11,913||44.5%||+5.5%||$63,284|
|Christian Heritage||Marcel Bourassa||111||0.4%||-0.5%||$50|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||26,802||100.0%||$78,625|
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