Candidates for the District 7 seat on the Olmsted County Board of Commissioner -- Mark Thein and Wale Elegbede -- were asked to provide their thoughts on what aspect of local government needs added focus.

The question posed was: What one part of county government do you believe needs added attention?

The Post Bulletin requested a video response of up to 90 seconds in length from each candidate. Here are the responses we received:

Mark Thein

Wale Elegbede

Newsletter signup for email alerts

The candidates for the seat, which represents which represents portions of Rochester but largely sits north and east of the city, will be on the ballot for the Nov. 3 general election.