Mariquita Ortega is a candidate running for office in the upcoming Philippine elections as a member of the Nationalist People's Coalition. She is hoping to be elected to the seat in San Juan, La Union. She is targeting the post of member of the Sangguniang Bayan. She is campaigning under the name "ORTEGA, MARIQUITA (NPC)", and is listed as #12 on the ballot.
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.