- City Charter Amendments: 5% to 15% of those who voted in the last State General Election in the city.
- City Charter Amendments Deadline: 17 weeks before the General Election.
- Recalls: 25% of votes cast for the office to be recalled.
- Recall Deadline: 90 days
Article VIII Section 6 gives Minnesota Citizens the right to Recall but only because of malfeasance, nonfeasance, and serious crimes of misdemeanors or felonies
Article XII Section 5 gives Charter Counties and Cities the “home rule” right to initiative on charter amendments.