This tool is intended to encourage voters to undertake a systematic assessment and evaluation of their top candidate choices for Council. Use this tool throughout the election campaign and during all candidate debates, as you research candidates. Ask candidates questions about how they meet these criteria. These suggested criteria are based on material on the BC Elections site, and typical screening competencies for senior level positions. Some elements may be more important to you than others. Add in your own criteria. Consider using a 5 point scale to rate each element, and then add up scores.