Cochrane Now sat down with Cochrane Councillor Mary Lou Eckmeier and Councillor Gaynor Levisky to get their advice and personal thoughts on running and being voted an elected official for Cochrane.
The two councillors opened up about their experiences and what it takes. This past four years was Eckmeier's second term and a first for Levisky.
- In your opinion, what's the best thing about Cochrane?
- How many years have you served on Council?
- When did you decide to first run?
- How did you prepare for your first election?
Want more information on running for Council in Cochrane? Get a Running Start: Cochrane's 2017 Information Guide for Candidates, as well as links and resources, go here.