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Some members of B.C.’s governing Liberal party are publicly calling for Premier Christy Clark to resign over a scandal involving the wooing of ethnic voters.

The party members describe themselves as “especially with ethnic background” of Indo- and South Asian descent.

They say they agreed over a Sunday breakfast meeting in Surrey to call for Clark to step down.

Their call comes hours ahead of an emergency cabinet meet she’s called today to address the scandal.

In a news release the party members say that 89 members passed a one-line declaration because Clark has made “the ethnic vote a joke” in the province.

Clark issued a letter of apology last Thursday after a plan was leaked that urged the Liberals to co-ordinate resources to focus on winning over ethnic voters.

Some Liberal caucus members had openly criticized Clark over the proposed strategy and on Friday she accepted the resignation of…

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