Aquilino Cortez is running for office as an independent in the upcoming Philippine elections. He is targeting the post of City Vice-Mayor. Cortez is campaigning in Olongapo City. He has chosen the ballot name "CORTEZ, JONG (IND)" and is number 1 on the ballot.
This candidate is running for the position of City Vice Mayor. The vice mayor is responsible for presiding over the sangguniang panlungsod (city council), signing all warrants for the expenditures of the city council, appointing officials and employees of the city council, exercising the powers and performing the duties and functions of the city mayor in cases of temporary vacancy, and assuming the office of mayor in the event of a permanent one.
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