Matias Carreon Pineda is a candidate running in the 2022 Philippine elections. He is hoping to be elected and assume the role of Municipal Vice-Mayor in Santo Tomas. Pineda is running under the Nacionalista Party (NP) banner. He will be on the ballot on May 9 as "3 PINEDA, BONG (NP)".
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.