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Governor

Andrew Cuomo(D)
Elected: Nov. 2010
Sworn in: January 1, 2011
Term expires: January 2015

Lieutenant Governor: Robert Duffy (D)
Comptroller: Thomas DiNapoli (D)
Attorney General: Eric Schneiderman (D)
Senate Majority Leader: Dean Skelos (R)
Assembly Speaker: Sheldon Silver (D)

Andrew Cuomo was Atdtorney Genereal prior to winning election as governor. He also served as HUD secretary under President Clinton. He is the son of former three-term governor Mario Cuomo..

 


Andrew Cuomo
New York's 56th governor

New York State facts

  • Admitted to the union: July 26, 1778
  • Nickname: "Empire State"
  • Motto: "Excelsior"
  • Estimated population (2010): 19,420,000 (up slightly from 2000, but the state will lose two seats in the next Congress)
  • Largest cities (in order): New York, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse, Albany, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Schenectady, Utica

State website: www.state.ny.us

For access to state agencies, visit: www.state.ny.us/state_acc.html