Escalante, Manuel III Montilla is running for Municipal Mayor in Manapla for the upcoming 2022 Philippine elections. Escalante is running under the banner of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan. Escalante's ballot number is 1, with the name on the ballot appearing as "ESCALANTE, MANOLET (PDPLBN)".
This candidate is running for the position of Municipal Mayor. The mayor is responsible for supervising all programs, projects, services, and activities of the municipal government, enforcing all laws and ordinances related to governance of the municipality and the exercise of its corporate powers, maximizing resource and revenue generation, and ensuring the delivery of basic services and the provision of adequate facilities.