Elmer Pondara is running for office as a Municipal Vice-Mayor in the Philippines' 2022 elections. He is seeking to be elected to a seat in Don Victoriano Chiongbian (Don Mariano Marcos), Misamis Occidental. Pondara is campaigning under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan banner. He is running under the ballot name of "PONDARA, LOLOY (PDPLBN)".
This candidate is running for the position of Municipal Vice Mayor. The vice mayor is responsible for presiding over the sangguniang bayan (municipal council) and signing warrants for expenditures appropriated for its operation, appointing officials and employees of the sangguniang bayan, with exceptions provided in the Local Government Code, exercising the powers and perform the duties and functions of the municipal mayor in cases of temporary vacancy, and assuming the municipal mayor’s office in the event of a permanent one.