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211C.03 PETITION FOR RECALL; FORM AND CONTENT.

The secretary of state shall prescribe by rule the form required for a recall petition. Each page of the petition must contain the following information:

(1) the name and office held by the state officer who is the subject of the recall petition and, in the case of a representative, senator, or district judge, the district number in which the state officer serves;

(2) the specific grounds upon which the state officer is sought to be recalled and a concise, accurate, and complete synopsis of the specific facts that are alleged to warrant recall on those grounds;

(3) a statement that a recall election, if conducted, will be conducted at public expense;

(4) a statement that persons signing the petition:

(i) must be eligible voters residing within the district where the state officer serves or, in the case of a statewide officer, within the state;

(ii) must know the purpose and content of the petition; and

(iii) must sign of their own free will and may sign only once; and

(5) a space for the signature and signature date; printed first, middle, and last name; residence address, including municipality and county; and date of birth of each signer.

The secretary of state shall make available sample recall petition forms upon request.

700 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 ♦ Phone: (651) 296-2868 ♦ TTY: 1-800-627-3529 ♦ Fax: (651) 296-0569