Sainoden Esmail Sandab is running for Municipal Vice-Mayor in the upcoming Philippine elections under the banner of the Partido Para Sa Demokratikong Reporma. He is campaigning in Pagayawan (Tatarikan), Lanao Del Sur. Sandab is running under the name "SANDAB, OPAO (PDR)", and is listed on the ballot as number 4.
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.