Escalona, Jamiel Jules Khonghun is running for election in the 2022 Philippine elections as a member of the Nacionalista Party (NP). He is hoping to be elected and assume the role of member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Olongapo City. Escalona is set to appear on the ballot as "23 ESCALONA, JAMIEL KHONGHUN (NP)" on May 9.
This candidate is running for the position of Sangguniang Panlungsod (City Council) Member. A city council member is responsible for approving ordinances and passing resolutions for an effective city government, generating resources and revenues for the city’s development plans, program objectives, and priorities, enacting ordinances that grant franchises and authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, regulating activities in relation to the use of land, buildings, and structures, and approving ordinances for the delivery of basic services and facilities.