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|Chairman of the Commission on Elections|
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|
January 20, 2001 – June 5, 2002
|Preceded by||Jejomar Binay|
|Succeeded by||Bayani Fernando|
|Mayor of Mandaluyong City|
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|
|Preceded by||Ernesto Domingo|
|Succeeded by||Roman delos Reyes (Officer In-Charge)|
Benjamin Santos Abalos, Sr.
September 21, 1935
Pangasinan, Philippine Islands
|Political party||Lakas Kampi CMD|
|Lakas CMD (1992-2009)
LDP (before 1992)
|Spouse(s)||Corazon "Cora" de Castro|
|Children||4 (including Benjamin Jr.)|
|Alma mater||Manuel L. Quezon University|
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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