Gerald Soroka

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Gerald Soroka

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Yellowhead
Assumed office
October 21, 2019
Preceded byJim Eglinski
Personal details
BornYellowhead County, Alberta, Canada
Political partyConservative Party of Canada

Gerald Soroka MP is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Yellowhead in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 Canadian federal election.

Soroka was born and raised near Evansburg, Alberta in Yellowhead County and attended Grand Trunk High School. Prior to his election Soroka served as mayor of Yellowhead County, Alberta since 2007, and as a county councillor for division one from 2004 to 2007.[1] He resides on a farm near Evansburg, Alberta, his family's original homestead.[2][3] He won the Conservative nomination for Yellowhead riding to replace the retiring incumbent, Jim Eglinski on October 14, 2018.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election: Yellowhead
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Gerald Soroka 45,964 82.1 +9.85
New Democratic Kristine Bowman 3,898 7.0 -2.05
Liberal Jeremy Hoefsloot 2,912 5.2 -9.02
People's Douglas Galavan 1,592 2.8 -
Green Angelena Satdeo 1,272 2.3 -0.63
Libertarian Cory Lystang 222 0.4 -1.16
Veterans Coalition Gordon Francey 108 0.2 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,968 100.0
Total rejected ballots 303
Turnout 56,271 76.0
Eligible voters 74,005
Conservative hold Swing +6.09
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]


  1. ^ Gerald Soroka reflects on role as Yellowhead County Mayor Kushniruk, Cassie.The Weekly Anchor; Edson, Alta. [Edson, Alta]30 Sep 2019: A.6.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Gerald Soroka announces candidacy for re-election as Mayor of Yellowhead County Mitchener, Deanna.The Weekly Anchor; Edson, Alta. [Edson, Alta]18 Sep 2017: A.9.
  4. ^ Gerald Soroka wins Yellowhead nomination Moore, Ed.Edson Leader; Edson [Edson]22 Oct 2018: A.3.
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 6, 2019.

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