Resurreccion Borra

Resurreccion Borra (October 20, 1935 – August 1, 2020)[1] was a Filipino public servant who was a Career Executive Service Officer (CESO), a former commissioner and was the Acting Chairman of the Philippine Commission on Elections.[2] He was the most senior Commissioner of COMELEC who has served the agency for over 44 years. He replaced Benjamin Abalos upon the latter's resignation.

Resurreccion Borra
Chairman of the Commission on Elections
In office
October 2, 2007 – February 2, 2008
Appointed byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byBenjamin Abalos
Succeeded byRomeo A. Brawner
COMELEC Commissioner
In office
February 16, 2001 – February 2, 2008
Appointed byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Personal details
Born(1935-10-20)October 20, 1935
Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippine Islands
DiedAugust 1, 2020(2020-08-01) (aged 84)
Manila, Philippines

Members of the Borra CommissionEdit

Assumed office: October 2, 2007 Dissolved: February 2, 2008

# Name Position
1 Resureccion Z. Borra Acting Chairman/Commissioner
2 Florentino A. Tuason, Jr. Commissioner
3 Romeo A. Brawner Commissioner
4 Rene V. Sarmiento Commissioner
5 Nicodemo T. Ferrer Commissioner
6 Moslemen T. Macarambon Sr. Commissioner


Chairman Borra retired effective February 2, 2008. He was replaced by Romeo A. Brawner as an Acting Chairman.

See alsoEdit

Preceded by
Benjamin Abalos
COMELEC Chairman
October 2007– February 2, 2008
Succeeded by
Romeo A. Brawner


  1. ^ Marquez, Consuelo (2020-08-01). "Ex-Comelec commissioner Borra passes away at 84". Retrieved 2020-08-27.
  2. ^ Uy, Veronica (30 May 2007). "Borra: Sarmiento 'peacekeeping attitude' won't work in ARMM". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 23 May 2011.[dead link]