New York

Welcome to the state profile page for New York. Here you can find information about the state legislature, as well as important notices regarding the state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.



COVID-19 Info for New York

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CSG East staff will be updating this page with the most recent information available.

For more information on state responses to COVID-19 please click here.

Session update: The Senate and Assembly are adjourned until further notice.




Executive Branch

GovernorAndrew Cuomo
Lieutenant GovernorKathleen Hochul
Secretary of StateRossana Rosado
Attorney GeneralLetitia James
ComptrollerThomas DiNapoli

Legislative Branch

Majority Leader and Temporary President : Andrea Stewart-CousinsSpeaker of the Assembly: Carl Heastie
Senate Deputy Majority Leader: Michael GianarisAssembly Majority Leader: Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes
Seats: 63Seats: 150
Democrat: 40Democrat: 103
Republican: 22Republican: 43
Vacant: 1Independence: 1
Average Constituency Size: 310,159Average Constituency Size: 130,267
Length of Term: 2 yearsLength of Term: 2 years
Term Limit: No limitTerm Limit: No limit

Judicial Branch

Highest CourtCourt of Appeals
Number of Justices7
Chief JusticeJanet DiFiore
U.S Circuit Court2nd Circuit