Kevin Sorenson

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The Honourable
Kevin A. Sorenson
Kevin Sorenson 2014.jpg
Sorenson in 2014
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Battle River-Crowfoot
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Riding created
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Crowfoot
In office
November 27, 2000 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Jack Ramsay
Succeeded by Riding abolished
Personal details
Born (1958-11-03) November 3, 1958 (age 57)
Killam, Alberta
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Darlene Sorenson
Residence Camrose, Alberta
Profession businessman, farmer

Kevin A. Sorenson (born November 3, 1958) is a Canadian politician and fomer Minister of state for Finance under Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Sorenson is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Battle River-Crowfoot since 2000 (known as Crowfoot from 2000 to 2015). He has also been a member of the Canadian Alliance (2000–2003). He has served as the former Opposition critic to the Solicitor General, and of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

Sorenson represents a riding that is very conservative even by the standards of rural Alberta; most of his territory has been held by a centre-right MP without interruption since 1935. He has won the riding by some of the largest margins ever recorded in Canadian politics. He was first elected in 2000, taking 70.5 percent of the vote, and since then has never dropped below 80 percent of the vote. In January 2006, he was re-elected with 82.5 per cent of the popular vote, the highest total recorded by a Conservative candidate in that election.

Sorenson is the chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

On July 15, 2013, Sorenson was named to cabinet by Prime Minister Harper as Minister of state for Finance.[1]


  1. ^ "A full list of the new and old faces in Stephen Harper's cabinet". The Globe and Mail. July 15, 2013. Retrieved 2015-05-10. 

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28th Ministry – Cabinet of Stephen Harper
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Ted Menzies Minister of State (Finance)
Post Abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Bernard Patry
Chair of the Standing Committee on
Foreign Affairs

May 4, 2006 – March 8, 2010
Succeeded by
Dean Allison