|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Whitemud|
|Assumed office |
April 16, 2019
|Preceded by||Bob Turner|
|Born||1977/1978 (age 43–44)|
|Political party||Alberta NDP|
|Alma mater||University of Alberta |
University of Toronto
Rakhi Pancholi (born 1977/1978) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-Whitemud. Born to Tanzanian and Indian parents, she is a lawyer in Edmonton with a focus on education law.
Pancholi was a practising lawyer in Edmonton with a focus on labour/employment and education law. She has experience working with the Alberta School Boards Association and was a senior legislative consultant for Alberta Education. Pancholi has two young children with her husband Owen, and have two rescue dogs as they are both advocates for animal rescue and adoption.
2019 general election
|2019 Alberta general election: Edmonton-Whitemud|
|New Democratic||Rakhi Pancholi||11,373||49.2%||-8.25%|
|United Conservative||Elisabeth Hughes||9,120||39.4%||+0.82%|
|Alberta Party||Jonathan Dai||2,335||10.1%||--|
|Freedom Conservative||Jason Norris||297||1.3%||--|
|Total valid votes||23,125|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||63||76||18|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||-8.25%|
- Pancholi, Rakhi. "Elected Members". Legislative Assembly of Alberta.