Michael Lee (Canadian politician)
|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly|
|Assumed office |
May 9, 2017
|Preceded by||Moira Stilwell|
|Born||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Political party||BC Liberal (Provincial)|
|Residence||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Alma mater||University of Victoria|
Michael Lee is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2017 provincial election. He represents the electoral district of Vancouver-Langara as a member of the British Columbia Liberal Party caucus.
Prior to his election to the legislative assembly, Lee worked as a partner at Lawson Lundell LLP, a business law firm. Lee also worked as an assistant to former Conservative Prime Minister Kim Campbell and was a youth organizer for the party. He is the son of immigrants from Hong Kong.
In September 2017, Lee announced he would run for the leadership of the BC Liberals. Despite winning the most votes over the first 4 rounds, he finished in third place behind winner Andrew Wilkinson and Dianne Watts.
|British Columbia general election, 2017: Vancouver-Langara|
|New Democratic||James Wang||8,057||38.06|
|Green||Janet Rhoda Fraser||2,894||13.67|
|Your Political Party||Surinder Singh Trehan||172||0.81|
|Total valid votes||21,170||100.00|
|Source: Elections BC|
- "B.C. election 2017: BC Liberals’ Michael Lee elected in Vancouver Langara riding". Global News, May 9, 2017.
- Michael Lee Ready to Run for BC Liberals in Vancouver-Langara
- "2017 Provincial General Election Final Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
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