The new head of the Conservative Party of Canada is Andrew Scheer.
The 38 year old Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons won on the 13th ballot at the party's leadership convention on the weekend.
The MP for Battle River Crowfoot is happy with the result.
"It's always nice when the one you support wins, but even better than the outcome was the fact that, throughout the campaign and even now, our party is unified around Andrew," stated Kevin Sorenson, who noted that the defeated leadership candidates are already lining up to support Scheer.
"We have a leader, now, who is young, dynamic, fluently bilingual, who won most of Quebec, I believe, that shows he has winnability," he summed up.
With the leadership question out of the way, Sorenson thinks it's time to start preparing for the next general election in 2019, and he believes the Tories could unseat the Trudeau Liberals.
"Are you ready to govern, do you have people that would make solid cabinet ministers?," he asked, answering in the affirmative. "There is good unity, we have strong bench strength and more memberships sold than we've ever had, from all regions of the country."
Sorenson thinks that's because more and more Canadians are dissatisfied with the current Liberal Government, which bodes well for the Conservatives in the next election.