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 how a portion of the county's role in supporting nonprofit agencies.

The question posed was: Olmsted County partners with a variety of local nonprofit agencies to deliver services to residents. Does the county board have a role in ensuring the private nonprofit organizations are able to weather the added need for services amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

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

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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. No primary is required.