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Revision as of 16:09, 28 December 2010

Kent Sorenson
Kent Sorenson.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 74
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Owner/Operator, Pro-Kleen Maintenance
Website House site
Kent Sorenson (b. March 29, 1972) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 74th District since 2009.

Sorenson is Owner/Operator of Pro-Kleen Maintenance, a soccer coach, and a volunteer fire fighter.[1]

Committee membership

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sorenson did not run for re-election to House district 74 in 2010, but instead ran successfully for the 37th State Senate district seat.

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Sorenson defeated Democratic incumbent Staci Appel by a margin of 16,748 to 11,646 in the November 2 general election. [2]

In the June 8 primary election, Sorenson ran unopposed. [3]

Iowa State Senate, District 37 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kent Sorenson (R) 16,748 59%
Staci Appel (D) 11,646 41%
Iowa State Senate, District 37 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kent Sorenson 4,851 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sorenson was elected to the 74th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Mark Davitt (D). [4] Sorenson raised $49,892 for his campaign, while Davitt raised $34,059. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 74
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKent Sorensen (R) 8,846
Mark Davitt (D) 8,683

Campaign themes

2010

On his campaign website, Sorenson lists these issues as his causes: [6]

  • Lower taxes
  • Responsible spending
  • Better schools
  • Iowa families

Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008 Sorenson collected $49,892 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Family Policy Center $16,391
Iowa Republican Party $4,469
Davitt, Richard $4,152
Iowans for Tax Relief $3,000

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