Ummisalma Amin Asarul is running for member of the Sangguniang Bayan in the upcoming Philippine elections under the banner of the United Bangsamoro Justice Party. She is running for election to a seat in Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan. She will appear on the ballot under the name "9 ASARUL, UMMISALMA (UBJP)" on May 9th.
This candidate is running for the position of Sangguniang Bayan (Municipal Council) member. A municipal council member is responsible for approving ordinances and passing resolutions for an efficient and effective municipal government, generating and maximizing resources and revenues for the municipality’s development plans, program objectives, and priorities, granting franchises, enacting ordinances authorizing the issuance of permits or licenses, enacting ordinances levying taxes, fees, and charges, regulating activities related to the use of land, buildings, and structures within the municipality, and approving ordinances ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of basic services and facilities.