De La Cuesta Modesto Melvin Malla is a candidate for member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Ilocos Norte's First District in the upcoming elections. He is running as a candidate of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan. De La Cuesta is running under the name "DE LA CUESTA, MODESTO (PDPLBN)", and is listed on the ballot as number 1.
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.