Recall Kt Jacobs
City Council member Kay “Kt” Jacobs is facing recall from office in Columbia Heights, MN because of her racist behavior, lying to the council, and repeatedly violating the city’s personal and professional code of conduct.
Kt Jacobs racially discriminates.
Jacobs uses her position on the Columbia Heights City Council to criticize and actively work against people of color.
Votes against non-white commission candidates, calling them “unqualified”.
Frequently berates her Latina mayor, the City Council’s first elected person of color.
Makes racist comments to invalidate or intimidate people of color, including candidates for office.
Kt Jacobs lied to investigators.
An independent investigation in 2022 found that Kt Jacobs was repeatedly not truthful in her statements about a harassing and racist phone call to a City Council candidate.
When the investigators asked her for the suspect’s contact information, Kt Jacobs refused to cooperate.
When investigators conducted a search for the suspect described by Kt Jacobs they discovered that no such person exists.
Investigators discovered that the name of the suspect is actually an alias for Kt Jacobs herself, a variant of her former married name.
Investigators concluded that the cover story fabricated by Kt Jacobs is bogus. Evidence shows that Kt Jacobs herself made the phone call, and that her racist comments violated the city’s professional and personal code of conduct.Download the Report
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How Recall Works
3 Step Process
Kt Jacobs can not be “fired” or removed by the City Council. She can only be recalled from office by a special election.
1. Petition the Council
Registered voters must sign a petition to ask for the City Council to declare a recall election. They only have 30 days to collect 2000 signatures.
2. Election Approved
If enough signatures are collected within 30 days and validated by the city clerk, the City Council will vote to accept the petition and hold a special election.
3. Vote in the Election
At the special election, residents of Columbia Heights will vote YES to recall Kt Jacobs from office.
Vote YES on February 13, 2024!
What you can do
Tell Kt Jacobs what you think.
Contact Kt Jacobs directly and let her know that you want her to resign from the Columbia Heights City Council.
Direct phone – (612) 810-0512
Direct email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal address – 4104 Monroe St NE Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Display a lawn sign or a sticker demanding that Kt Jacobs resign.
Vote her out of office in the special election on February 13, 2024.Get a Lawn Sign
Whether using an alias on the phone or in person, Kt Jacobs has repeatedly demonstrated her racial discrimination against people of color.
Investigators have found Kt Jacobs to be “not truthful” in her fabricated cover story about a racist phone call in 2022. She continues to maintain this lie.
Kt Jacobs has been stripped of her ability to serve on boards and commissions, the highest punitive action possible by the City Council.
Both the former and the current City Council unanimously called for Kt Jacobs to resign on separate occasions.