Lamata, Melvin Jr. Embrado is a candidate for City Vice-Mayor of City of Kidapawan. He is running as an independent, without a party. He will be found on the ballot as "1 LAMATA, MELVIN JR. (IND)".
This candidate is running for the position of City Vice Mayor. The vice mayor is responsible for presiding over the sangguniang panlungsod (city council), signing all warrants for the expenditures of the city council, appointing officials and employees of the city council, exercising the powers and performing the duties and functions of the city mayor in cases of temporary vacancy, and assuming the office of mayor in the event of a permanent one.