Melgabal Ricohermoso Encabo is running for member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in the upcoming Philippine elections as a member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan. His candidacy is for the Second District of Marinduque. On May 9, he will be on the ballot as "1 ENCABO, MEL (PDPLBN)".
This candidate is running for the position of Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) Member. A provincial board member is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions to appropriate funds for the programs and projects of the province, enacting annual and supplemental appropriations of the provincial government, approving and passing ordinances and resolutions necessary for the function of the provincial government, granting franchises, and approving permits and licenses.