Ortega, Francisco Mascariñas is running for election in the 2022 Philippine elections. Ortega is campaigning in Hilongos under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan banner. Ortega is hoping to be elected and assume the role of member of the Sangguniang Bayan. Ortega was listed on the ballot as 15, and will be using the name "ORTEGA, BOY (PDPLBN)".
This candidate is running for the position of Sangguniang Bayan (Municipal Council) member. A municipal council member is responsible for approving ordinances and passing resolutions for an efficient and effective municipal government, generating and maximizing resources and revenues for the municipality’s development plans, program objectives, and priorities, granting franchises, enacting ordinances authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, enacting ordinances levying taxes, fees, and charges, regulating activities related to the use of land, buildings, and structures within the municipality, and approving ordinances ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of basic services and facilities.