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The NYS Government Compared to the US Federal Government

The NYS Government Compared to the US Federal Government

Company NYS Federal Gov’t
Executive Governor 4 year term, no term limits Lieutenant Governor Nominated on the same ticket as Governor President 4 year term, 2-term limit Vice President Nominated on the same ticket as President
Legislative Bodies Assembly 2 year term, no term limits 150 Assembly Members Senate 63 Senators Current Speaker of Assembly Current Majority Leader in Senate Congress House of Representatives 2 year term, no term limits 535 Members of House-Senate 100 Senators Current Speaker of the House Current Majority Leader in Senate
Judicial Court of Appeals – Highest
Appellate Court – Middle
Supreme Court – Lowest
Supreme Court – Highest

Did You Know?

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In addition, they offer a large selection of League publications that are packed full of worthwhile information.

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