Ted Sorensen (politician)

Edward John Sorensen (born 20 January 1953) is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal National Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland since 2009.

Ted Sorensen

Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Hervey Bay
Assumed office
21 March 2009
Preceded byAndrew McNamara
Personal details
Edward John Sorensen

(1953-01-20) 20 January 1953
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Political partyLiberal National Party of Queensland
Spouse(s)Jenny Sorensen

Sorensen attended public schools in Hervey Bay, and was elected to Hervey Bay City Council in 1994. In 2000 he became mayor, serving in that position until 2008, when he was selected as the Liberal National Party candidate for Hervey Bay for the 2009 state election. He was successful, achieving a large swing to defeat sitting Labor member and Bligh government Minister Andrew McNamara.[1]


  1. Queensland Parliament (2009). "Sorensen, Edward John (Ted)". Retrieved 22 June 2009.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Andrew McNamara
Member for Hervey Bay

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