Michael Lowell Chiong is a candidate for Municipal Vice-Mayor in the upcoming 2022 Philippine elections. He is campaigning for the position in Lopez Jaena as an independent, without affiliation to a political party. Chiong is number 2 on the ballot.
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.