Kiram, Hassim Talib is running for office as a member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Maguindanao's First District. He is campaigning as an independent, without a party. Kiram is set to appear on the ballot on May 9 as "10 KIRAM, HASSIM (IND)".
This candidate is running for the position of Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) Member. A provincial board member is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions to appropriate funds for the programs and projects of the province, enacting annual and supplemental appropriations of the provincial government, approving and passing ordinances and resolutions necessary for the function of the provincial government, granting franchises, and approving permits and licenses.