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Rochester mayoral candidates discuss veto power

Kim Norton and Britt Noser were were asked to submit video responses regarding the Rochester mayor's veto power and its potential use.

Kim Norton and Britt Noser
Kim Norton and Britt Noser.
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ROCHESTER — Before the August primary election, mayoral candidates were asked about the role of the mayor's veto power.

With the candidates for the Nov. 8 election narrowed to Kim Norton and Britt Noser, here's a look at how they answered: Rochester’s mayor does not have a council vote, but does have veto power that can block or delay action. What do you see as the role for the mayoral veto, and when should it be used?

Kim Norton

Britt Noser

More candidate video responses
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were asked to submit video responses describing the qualities needed for a mayor and what prompted them to run for office.
Britt Noser and Kim Norton were asked to submit video responses regarding their thoughts related to spending on parks and other city recreation facilities.
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were were asked to submit video responses regarding the Rochester mayor's veto power and its potential use.
Britt Noser and Kim Norton were were asked to submit videos to highlight what they see as Destination Medical Center priorities for the next four years.
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were asked to provide video responses related to what they see as the city’s role in supporting the creation of affordable housing.
Britt Noser and Kim Norton were asked to provide video responses related to Rochester Public Utilities' plan to 100 percent renewable energy by 2031.
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were asked to provide video responses regarding proposed plans for Silver Lake Park changes.
Britt Noser and Kim Norton were asked to provide video responses regarding how they can help community members feel their voices are included in the decisions made by city officials.
Britt Noser and Kim Norton were asked to provide video responses regarding what they think the city needs to prioritize when considering bike and pedestrian infrastructure for city streets.
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were asked to provide video responses related to what they see as a primary goal for the city of Rochester to achieve next year.

Randy Petersen joined the Post Bulletin in 2014 and became the local government reporter in 2017. An Elkton native, he's worked for a variety of Midwest papers as reporter, photographer and editor since graduating from Winona State University in 1996. Readers can reach Randy at 507-285-7709 or rpetersen@postbulletin.com.
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