Maria Gracia Zapanta is running for the position of Municipal Vice-Mayor in the Philippines' 2022 elections. She is running for the Partidong Pagbabago ng Palawan. She is hoping to be elected to the seat in Rizal (Marcos), Palawan. Zapanta is running as ballot number 2 with the name "ZAPANTA, GRACIA (PPPL)" appearing on the ballot.
This candidate is running for the position of Municipal Vice Mayor. The vice mayor is responsible for presiding over the sangguniang bayan (municipal council) and signing warrants for expenditures appropriated for its operation, appointing officials and employees of the sangguniang bayan, with exceptions provided in the Local Government Code, exercising the powers and perform the duties and functions of the municipal mayor in cases of temporary vacancy, and assuming the municipal mayor’s office in the event of a permanent one.