A President vs. a Governor

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Essay #: 056063
Total text length is 7,259 characters (approximately 5.0 pages).

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Abstract
This paper compares similarities and contrasts differences between the offices of President of the United States and the Governor of Texas.
A President vs. a Governor
Throughout the United States, there are countless public offices that are continually filled through electoral processes. These offices range from local city comptrollers or aldermen to state level attorneys general or governors and onto the national representation of Senators and Representatives. The highest office in the land belongs to the President, nominated and voted upon every four years. While the President manages and determines policy on a national level for the country as a whole, governors are tasked with managing and running the states throughout the...
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.....onsist of a confederation of states, where these states retain considerable rights of independence from the federal government when it comes to determining state’s laws, governors have responsibility to manage the state government, not unlike the President, simply on a smaller scale.
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U.S. Constitution, Art. I, Sec. 2, cl. 1.