Sotero Escat is running for office in the upcoming Philippine elections under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan banner. Escat is running for Municipal Vice-Mayor, in Malasiqui, Pangasinan Province. The ballot for the election will list Escat as "2 ESCAT, JUN (PDPLBN)".
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.