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Benjamin Abalos
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Chairman of the Commission on Elections
In office
June 5, 2002 – October 1, 2007
Appointed by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Alfredo Benipayo
Succeeded by Resurreccion Borra
Chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 5, 2002
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Jejomar Binay
Succeeded by Bayani Fernando
Mayor of Mandaluyong City
In office
June 30, 1988 – June 30, 1998
Preceded by Roman delos Reyes (Officer In-Charge)
Succeeded by Benjamin Abalos, Jr.
Officer In-Charge Mayor of Mandaluyong
In office
1986–1987
Preceded by Ernesto Domingo
Succeeded by Roman delos Reyes (Officer In-Charge)
Personal details
Born
Benjamin Santos Abalos, Sr.

September 21, 1935 (1935-09-21) (age 85)
Pangasinan, Philippine Islands
Nationality Filipino
Political party Lakas Kampi CMD
Other political
affiliations
Lakas CMD (1992-2009)
LDP (before 1992)
Spouse(s) Corazon "Cora" de Castro
Children 4 (including Benjamin Jr.)
Alma mater Manuel L. Quezon University
Occupation Judge, Lawyer

Benjamin Santos Abalos, Sr. (born September 21, 1935) is a Filipino politician. He was a chairman of the Commission on Elections. He was also a former chairman of the MMDA and mayor of Mandaluyong City.

On June 5, 2002 President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo appointed Abalos to replace Alfredo Benipayo.

On October 1, 2007, Abalos resigned during a press conference after complaining for lack of rules to create an impeachment case against Filipino governors. The Commission on Elections appointed Resurreccion Borra as Acting Chairman.

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