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|Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture|
November 20, 2015 – September 14, 2016
|Preceded by||Malcolm Allen|
|Succeeded by||David Anderson|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Grande Prairie—Mackenzie
Peace River (2006-2015)
January 23, 2006
|Preceded by||Charlie Penson|
|Chair of the Standing Committee on
23 June 2011 – 18 February 2015
|Preceded by||Bruce Stanton|
|Succeeded by||Blake Richards|
November 20, 1978 |
Grande Prairie, Alberta
|Residence||Grande Prairie, Alberta|
Warkentin was born in Grande Prairie and raised on the family farm east of Grande Prairie, near the Town of Debolt.  He is an alumnus of the PRBI, and also studied business and marketing at Grande Prairie Regional College before going on to own and operate a custom home building company.
Warkentin was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the riding of Peace River in the 2006 federal election and currently serves as the Member of Parliament for Grande Prairie—Mackenzie. He has served on the board of his local constituency association and has been involved with the Reform Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance.
In 2011 Chris was named to the Red Tape Reduction Commission – a group assembled by Prime Minister Harper to help reduce unnecessary red-tape hampering small- and medium-sized businesses.
Chris served as the Chair of the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Committee from 2011 to 2015. In February 2015, Chris was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.
|Canadian federal election, 2015: Grande Prairie—Mackenzie|
|New Democratic||Saba Mossagizi||4,343||8.1||-7.31||–|
|Green||James David Friesen||1,673||3.1||-0.63||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||53,343||100.0||$267,949.83|
|Total rejected ballots||158||–||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Canadian federal election, 2011: Peace River|
|New Democratic||Jennifer Villebrun||7,740||16.14||+1.73||$23,470|
|Green||Wayne John Kamieniecki||1,702||3.55||-3.14||$1,379|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||47,961||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||128||0.27||-0.03|
|Canadian federal election, 2008: Peace River|
|New Democratic||Adele Boucher Rymhs||6,124||14.41||+3.28||$19,142|
|Canadian Action||Edwin Siggelkow||373||0.88||–||$4,711|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||42,509||100.00||$118,949|
|Total rejected ballots||129||0.30||+0.07|
|Canadian federal election, 2006: Peace River|
|New Democratic||Susan Thompson||5,427||11.13||+0.02||$20,836|
|Total valid votes||48,769||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||113||0.23||-0.06|
- "Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament". MP Grande Prairie-Mackenzie. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
- "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Grande Prairie—Mackenzie (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 22 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
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