Encoy, Maruj Avela is running for election in the 2022 Philippine elections. She is campaigning for the seat of Municipal Vice-Mayor in San Vicente, Palawan. Encoy is running as an independent, without a party. Her ballot name is "1 ENCOY, MARA (IND)".
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.