|South Dakota House District 25|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Sorenson joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2009. He served in that position until 2011, representing the 25th District.
Sorenson was a Teacher for Hyde County Public Schools from 1974 to 1974. He then worked as a Technician for Earth Resources Observation Science Data Center from 1975 to 1976. From 1977 to 2007, he taught at Dell Rapids Public Schools. He is currently a farmer.
Sorenson earned his B.A. from Sioux Falls College in 1974. Sorenson and his wife, Dawn, have three children.
Prior to leaving the South Dakota House of Representatives, Sorenson served on the following committees:
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, South Dakota House
- Education Committee, South Dakota House
Sorenson ran for re-election to one of two seats in District 25 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Sorenson and Dennis Van Overschelde ran unopposed in the June 8 Democratic primary.  Sorenson and Van Overschelde were defeated by Stace Nelson (R) and Jon Hansen (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
In 2008, Sorenson collected $8,383 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|South Dakota Education Association||$500|
|21st Century Democrats PAC||$500|
|Tom and Julie Coburn||$500|
- South Dakota House of Representatives - Rep. Oran Sorenson
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 25
| Succeeded by|
Stace Nelson (R), Jon Hansen (R)