Jude Diokno is running for member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod in the 2022 Philippine elections. An independent candidate, Diokno is running without a party. He is running for election to a seat in Naga City, Camarines Sur. He is running under the ballot name of "DIOKNO, JUDE (IND)", and will be on the ballot as number 18 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.