To get elected and you have to be canadian citizen if you live in canada and have to be at least 18 years old.You also have to live in the municipal area in which you arerunning for at least six months before the election.
and than you have to be nominated. This means you need to complete official papers, giving information about yourself and the names of the people who nominate you.
You may have to pay a fee when you take your nomination papers to the municipal offices. And your name will be put on the ballot.
You also go door to door talking to people about your ideas, and you take part in debates in the community where all the candidates get together to discuss important issues.
Than you need to let the community know what your ideas are. A group of supporters called a “campaign committee” may help you do this.
They prepare leaflets and signs about you and put them out in the community.
and on the election day People go to the polling station to vote for the candidate of their choice. Whoever gets the most votes wins.