Mario Eduardo Ortega is running for election as Vice Governor of La Union Province in the 2022 Philippine elections. He is an independent candidate and is running without a party. He will appear on the ballot as "1 ORTEGA, MARIO EDUARDO (IND)" on election day.
This candidate is running for the position of Vice Governor. The governor is responsible for serving as presiding officer of the sangguniang panlalawigan (provincial board), appointing all officials and employees of the sangguniang panlalawigan aside from those appointments prescribed in the Local Government Code of 1991, and taking over as governor for the remaining years in a term in the event of permanent vacancy, therefore exercising all powers and functions of the provincial chief executive.
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