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Despite the frequency with which the state’s highest executive offices have changed hands, New York is unprepared to deal with a panoply of issues relating to its constitution’s gubernatorial succession provisions. In this report, the Fordham Law School Rule of Law Clinic proposes reforms to address four principal issues with the existing gubernatorial succession provisions: gubernatorial inability, gubernatorial absence, lieutenant governor replacement, and the gubernatorial line of succession.

Start Date

6-2022

Publisher

Fordham Law School Rule of Law Clinic

City

New York

Keywords

Gubernatorial Succession

Changing Hands: Recommendations to Improve New York’s System of Gubernatorial Succession

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