Interview: Ryan Sorenson, 2017 candidate for alderperson

Ryan Sorenson

Ryan Sorenson

SHEBOYGAN — Sheboygan’s youngest candidate for Common Council is hoping to unseat a veteran alderperson in 2017.

In Sheboygan’s 8th Aldermanic District, incumbent alderperson Joe Heidemann, who was elected in 2007, is facing a challenge from Ryan Sorenson, 22, who has been active with the Democratic Party.

Sorenson works at the Kohler Company and recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Government. When asked why he’s running for for alderperson, he said the biggest is getting new fresh ideas for the city and wants to give a young perspective.

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