Michael Abraham Pagauitan is a candidate running in the upcoming Philippine elections as a member of the Lakas Christian Muslim Democrats (LAKAS). Pagauitan is running for Municipal Vice-Mayor, in Santa Maria, Isabela Province. His ballot number is 3 and his candidacy name is "PAGAUITAN, MIKE (LAKAS)".
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.