Marites Mercado is running for office as a member of the Sangguniang Bayan in the Philippines' 2022 elections. Mercado is running as an independent, without a party. She is campaigning in Carmen, Agusan Del Norte. Mercado is running under the name "MERCADO, MARITES (IND)", and is listed as number 15 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.