Marites Besana-Versoza is a candidate running in the upcoming Philippine elections as a member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan. She is running for election to a seat in Panitan, Capiz. She is hoping to be elected and take on the role of Municipal Vice-Mayor. She has chosen the ballot name "VERSOZA, MARITES (PDPLBN)" and is number 3 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.