Former Comelec chair Benjamin Abalos stages a comeback for mayor in Mandaluyong

Former Comelec chair Benjamin Abalos stages a comeback for mayor in Mandaluyong

Former Comelec chairman Benjamin Abalos (right) and daughter-in-law Menchie Abalos (middle) show off their certificates of candidacies after filing them on Wednesday in Mandaluyong City. The 86-year-old former Comelec and MMDA chairman filed a COC for mayor even as outgoing chief executive Menchie Abalos is now vying for vice mayor. Also in photo is MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos. Benjamin Abalos was also once the mayor of Mandaluyong from 1988 to 1997, then became the MMDA chairman from 2001 to 2002. From 2002 to 2007, he was the chairman of the Commission on Elections.
(Ieshua-Jairen AsuncionBENJAMIN CUARESMA

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