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  RCMP called to Tory nomination meeting in Kamloops
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MediaNewspaper - Toronto Globe and Mail
News DateSaturday, June 7, 2008 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionKAMLOOPS, B.C. — The RCMP were called to a Tory riding association meeting in Kamloops after a group of people disrupted the meeting, demanding they be allowed to take part in the vote.

The membership in the riding of Kamloops Thompson Cariboo was to vote on a new board Saturday morning.

But the process came to a halt when 56 people showed up with former party director Miles Lehn asking to be allowed to vote.

Mr. Lehn said he bought the crowd memberships online and they had a right to be included in the decision making but were told there wasn't enough room in the meeting. An emergency meeting was held and it was decided that new memberships wouldn't be considered valid.
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