Vote for Blong on August 14, 2018 in the Primary
Early voting starts June 29, 2018. For more info, visit: https://www.hennepin.us/residents/elections/absentee-voting
Why am I running for County Commissioner?
As the oldest son of poor Hmong refugees, I have been a recipient of many county services. I’ve spent my professional career helping people navigate the system. I have experience as an advocate and elected official. I am uniquely positioned to provide a voice on the County Board that is representative of Hennepin County residents. I would be honored to serve as your Hennepin County Commissioner in District 2. I ask for your vote.
We support Blong and we encourage you to do the same.
Hennepin County has seven commissioners elected from seven separate districts. Each commissioner represents a district of equal population: approximately 165,000 people per district.
The 2018 Hennepin County budget totals $2.4 billion. See Budget: https://www.hennepin.us/your-government/budget-finance/budgets .
The role of a county commissioner includes the following:
For more information on why the county is important, see the Hennepin County 101 presentation by Jan Callison, Hennepin County Commissioner, Chair: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UzsEFH6BYW0
Hennepin County District 2 stretches from St. Anthony in the east to Plymouth in the west and covers roughly a third of Minneapolis. It includes the following cities: