Jay Eleazar Toreja is running in the 2022 Philippine elections. He is running for office as a candidate of the Lakas Christian Muslim Democrats. He is campaigning for a post in Lambayong (Mariano Marcos) as a member of the Sangguniang Bayan. Toreja will appear on the ballot under the name "17 TOREJA, JAY ELEAZAR (LAKAS)".
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.