No matter what election you are standing for, planning is important. The difference between a winning campaign and a losing one at any level is that the winning one has a better strategy. The strategy for the campaign depends on the size of the electorate, the locality, public mindset, the timing and methods of voter communication used.

In short, every election would need a specific strategy which is influenced by the political climate. For a local election, winning supporters is more about winning over the community of voters. Here are 10 things to take into account when planning local political campaign strategies