Rochester's three candidates for city council president -- Vangie Castro, Brooke Carlson and Kathleen Harrington -- were asked to provide their thoughts on working with a council that can be strongly divided on issues.

The question posed was:In recent years, the council has faced a variety of split votes in divisive issues. As the presiding officer, how do you propose to seek to bring consensus to the council or work with the divided sides of an issue?

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

Vangie Castro

Brooke Carlson

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Kathleen Harrington

No video response provided. (It will be added if received later.)

The three candidates are on the ballot for the Aug. 11 primary election, which will narrow candidates to two for the citywide election.