Edison Misla Aldarondo
Edison Misla Aldarondo is a Puerto Rican Republican politician who served as the Speaker of the Puerto Rican House of Representatives from 1997 to 2001. He was a founder of the pro-statehood New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico (NPP). He had also served as Representative from the 4th District (San Juan) from 1977 to 2002, and as Chairman of the San Juan NPP Municipal Committee from 1998 to 1999.
In 2001, he resigned his position in the House and was accused of extortion, money laundering and witness tampering in connection with financing a local hospital.
In 2002, he was charged with rape of the 17-year-old friend of his step-daughter to whom he had given alcohol and prescription drugs. Under questioning, his step-daughter claimed that he had also been molesting her for eight years. He was convicted of sexual abuse of a minor, and sentenced to 13 years in prison.
In 2004, he was also convicted for 15 charges of corruption, and was sentenced to 9 years in prison. In 2015, Misla Aldarondo was released from prison to complete the rest of his sentence in house arrest.
- http://www.caselaw.findlaw.com. March 2, 2009, United States v. Misla Aldarondo, 
- http://www.puertorico-herald.org/issues/2002/ August 16, 2002, “Misla Aldarondo Charged With Rape” by Reuters 
- Cordero, Gerardo (January 8, 2015). "Sale de prisión Edison Misla Aldarondo". El Nuevo Día. Retrieved January 8, 2015.
|House of Representatives of Puerto Rico|
Ramón Ramos Vaello
|Puerto Rico House of Representatives, 4th district
Jenniffer A. Gónzález Colón
Zaida R. Hernández Torres
|Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
Carlos Vizcarrondo Irizarry