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Alexa Loo
盧仙泳
Member of the Richmond, British Columbia City Council
Assumed office
2014
Personal details
Born (1972-10-06) October 6, 1972 (age 48)
Richmond, British Columbia
NationalityCanadian
Political partyBC Liberal
Children2
Professionsnowboarder

Alexa Loo (born October 6, 1972) is a Canadian snowboarder and city council member for Richmond, British Columbia City Council. As a snowboarder, she competed in the parallel giant slalom at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics.[1]

Snowboarding career highlights

Loo served as the athlete representative to the International Ski Federation (FIS) and for many years sat on the board of directors of AthletesCAN [2] - the association of Canada's national team athletes. She graduated from the University of British Columbia, where she competed as both a rower and swimmer for the Thunderbirds, in 1994.[3]

Work in local politics

Loo was elected as a city councillor for Richmond, British Columbia City Council in the 2014 municipal elections, and was re-elected for a second term in 2018.[4]

Jump to Provincial Politics

Loo ran in the 2020 British Columbia general election held on October 24, 2020. She lost in the preliminary count by 184 votes, however mail-in votes have yet to be counted.

Electoral history

Provincial Elections

2020 British Columbia general election: Richmond South Centre
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Henry Yao 6,743 50.67 +10.39 $37,030.55
Liberal Alexa Loo 6,564 49.33 +0.61 $50,107.69
Total valid votes 13,307 100.00
Rejected ballots 207 1.53 +0.34
Turnout 13,514 40.12 −6.58
Registered voters 33,685
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +4.89
Source: Elections BC[5][6]

Municipal Elections

Top 8 candidates elected - Incumbents marked with "(X)". Elected members' names are in bold

2018 British Columbia municipal elections: Richmond City Council
Party Council candidate Vote %
  RITE Richmond Carol Day (X) 20,871 7.01
  Richmond Citizens' Association Harold Steves (X) 19,136 6.43
  Richmond Community Coalition Chak Au (X) 18,026 6.05
  Richmond First Bill McNulty (X) 17,242 5.79
  Richmond Citizens' Association Kelly Greene 16,464 5.53
  Richmond First Linda McPhail (X) 15,521 5.21
  RITE Richmond Michael Wolfe 13,627 4.58
  Independent Alexa Loo (X) 13,212 4.44
  Richmond First Derek Dang (X) 13,115 4.40
  Richmond First Andy Hobbs 12,336 4.14
  Richmond Citizens' Association Judie Schneider 11,672 3.92
  Richmond Community Coalition Ken Johnston (X) 11,161 3.75
  Richmond Community Coalition Jonathan Ho 11,140 3.74
  Richmond Citizens' Association Jack Trovato 10,915 3.67
  Richmond First Sunny Ho 8,933 3.00
  RITE Richmond Niti Sharma 8,917 2.99
  RITE Richmond Henry Yao 8,467 2.84
  Richmond First Peter Liu 8,357 2.81
  Richmond Community Coalition Parm Bains 7,973 2.68
  Independent John Roston 7,961 2.67
  Richmond Community Coalition Melissa Zhang 7,708 2.38
  Independent Kerry Starchuk 6,959 2.34
  Independent Jason Tarnow 5,720 1.92
  Independent Adil Awan 4,278 1.44
  Independent Manjit Singh 4,134 1.39
  Independent Dennis Page 3,478 1.17
  Independent Andy Chiang 3,337 1.12
  Independent Theresa Head 3,251 1.09
  Independent Patrick J. Saunders 2,241 0.75
  Independent Zhe Zhang 2,241 0.75
2014 British Columbia municipal elections: Richmond City Council
Party Council candidate Vote %
  Richmond First Bill McNulty 17,417 7.08
  Richmond Community Coalition Chak Au 15,742 6.40
  Richmond First Linda McPhail 15,679 6.37
  Richmond First Derek Dang 14,844 6.03
  Independent Harold Steves 14,417 5.86
  Rite Richmond Carol Day 13,389 5.44
  Richmond Community Coalition Ken Johnston 12,792 5.20
  Independent Alexa Loo 12,595 5.12
  Richmond First Andy Hobbs 12,013 4.88
  Rite Richmond Michael Wolfe 11,765 4.78
  Richmond Community Coalition Dan Baxter 9,952 4.04
  Richmond Community Coalition Kirby Graeme 9,869 4.01
  Richmond Community Coalition Sal Bhullar 8,965 3.64
  Independent Dave Semple 8,566 3.48
  Richmond First Elsa Wong 8,500 3.45
  Richmond Community Coalition Helen Quan 8,375 3.40
  Richmond Reform Sunny Ho 6,926 2.81
  Renew Richmond Grace Tsang 6,222 2.53
  Independent Roy Sakata 5,824 2.37
  Independent Jerome Dickey 4,708 1.91
  Independent Henry Juin-Hsien Yao 4,412 1.79
  Independent Jennifer Huang 3,977 1.62
  Renew Richmond Adil Awan 3,587 1.46
  Independent Janos Bergman 3,248 1.32
  Independent Don Montgomery 2,997 1.22
  Independent Laura Nastasa 2,295 0.93
  Independent Patrick S. Saunders 2,108 0.86
  Independent Kristian von Schalburg 1,619 0.66
  Independent Gary Yuill 1,406 0.57
  Independent Lee Gildemeester 1,258 0.51
  Independent Jun L. Wuyan 694 0.28

References

  1. ^ Olympic results
  2. ^ "AthletesCAN website - Prior Board Members List". Archived from the original on 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2014-11-19.
  3. ^ Drexhage, Glenn. "Hooked on racing: Grad's grace under pressure". UBC Reports. University of British Columbia. Archived from the original on 14 September 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Veteran Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie wins sixth term". Vancouver Sun. 16 November 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Statement of Votes — 42nd Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Election Financing Reports". Elections BC. Retrieved 7 February 2021.