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Details On Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Melissa_Mark-Viverito_3.JPGMany folks are still wondering, who is Melissa Mark-Viverito? How did she go from a Puerto Rico raised middle class young woman to an El Barrio Councilperson who narrowly won her third term with 35% of the vote in a three way race (her district was redistricted with approximately 50% added to the Bronx), to then become the second most powerful person in New York City politics?

I believe the following article gives a good synopsis of her trajectory: SOURCE