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Removing/Recalling Elected Officials

Recalling Elected State Officials

Article VIII, Section 6 of the Minnesota Constitution and Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 211C provide a process for the recall of elected state officials.  The grounds for recall of a judge are established by the Minnesota Supreme Court.  The grounds for recall of an officer other than a judge are serious malfeasance or nonfeasance during the term of office in the performance of the duties of the office or conviction during the term of office of a serious crime.

Recent Minnesota Supreme Court Orders on Recall Petitions:

Removing Elected County Officials

Statues regarding removal of elected county officials

Last updated: 5/22/2015 11:26:52 AM