Romel Somo is a candidate running for office in the upcoming Philippine elections. He is campaigning for the office of Municipal Vice-Mayor. He is running as an independent, without a political party. He is running for election to a seat in Tapaz, Capiz. Somo is listed on the ballot as SOMO, ROMEL (IND).
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.