- Category : 1987-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 1
Svante Myrick is mayor of Ithaca, New York, host city to Cornell University. Myrick is a member of the Democratic Party. In September 2011, he won a contested primary election for the Democratic Party nomination for Mayor of the City of Ithaca. On November 8, 2011 he won the general election with 54.9% of the vote, defeating three other candidates (two independents and one Republican). In January 2012 he became the city’s youngest mayor and its first Mayor of African-American heritage to hold the office. Myrick was born and raised in the small town of Earlville, New York. First elected at age of 20 to the office of Alderperson upon Ithaca's Common Council, Myrick was one of the youngest elected African-Americans in US history. At 27, he is one of the youngest mayors in US history and one of the few to be popularly elected by city-wide vote.