A recall against Fairmont Councilman Tom Hawkins, with the City Council releasing an attorney's summary. The recall effort was over his push to eliminate the in-house city attorney position (which has been held by Elizabeth Bloomquist for 30 years). Hawkins blamed the Sentinel (the local newspaper) for the recall effort. Minnesota is a malfeasance standard/judicial recall state, not a political recall one.
Petitioners would have needed 881 signatures (15% of registereds as of Election Day 2018).