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The provincial NDP candidate for Boundary Similkameen has suddenly resigned her candidacy effective immediately.
The provincial NDP are not saying much after the candidate in Boundary Similkameen suddenly resigned.
NDP provincial secretary Jan O'Brien was asked why Marji Basso threw in the towel effective immediately.
"Well the extent of my comment is that our candidate in Boundary Similkameen decided to resign for personal reasons."
O'Brien was then asked if the party had any concerns about Basso prior to recieving her resignation letter.
"As I said we recieved a letter on Sunday from the candidate in Boundary Similkameen stating that she was resigning for personal reasons and we accepted that resignation."
O'Brien did call the situation disappointing but added the party will now move to find another candidate.
"We will be working with the local NDP constituency association to set up a candidate nomination process as quickly as possible and we will be doing some candidate recruitment."
Boundary Similkameen MLA John Slater also threw in the towel today saying he is the subject of a smear camapign and he will not run again after all