Georgia's flag stands for wisdom, moderation, and justice, which are symbolized through the 3 branches of governement.
Moderation symbolizes our legislative branch as they moderate our laws.
Justice is served and symbolized through our judicial branch
wisdom is our executive branch.
2 year terms
introduce bills and resolutions, offer amendments and serve on committees.
voted directly by people from their district.
qualifications- 21, U.S citizen, Georgia resident, local district res. for 1 yr.
qualifications- 25, U.S citizen, Georgia resident, local district res. for 1 yr.
writing/passing laws & approving many presidential appointments
2 year terms
Lt. Gov. elected by popular vote primary job is to serve as president of the Georgia State Senate.
Speaker of the House elected by fellow members serves as their leader at the beginning of each 2 yr term,
Lt. Gov same qualifications as governor and same election except on different tickets. 4 yr terms, The lieutenant governor serves as governor, As president of the Senate, they decides committee memberships and chooses committee chairs.The lieutenant governor is also responsible for any duties that which the governor assigns to them.
Governor Be at least 30 years old .Be a US citizen for at least 15 years. Be a Georgia resident for at least 6 years. To become governor, they must win a statewide election by popular vote. They serve a 4 yr term. They include enforcing laws, appointing people to state offices, signing bills into laws, suggesting new state programs and laws, and proposing and directing the state budget.
Appellate courts are the part of the judicial system that is responsible for hearing and reviewing appeals from legal cases that have already been heard in a trial-level or other lower court. In trial courts, peoples’ actions are measured against the law. the actions can be judged in one of two ways: by a group of citizens called a jury, or simply by a judge. Trial courts hear and try cases for the first time. The five trial-level courts are superior, state, juvenile, probate, and magistrate courts.
Criminal law means it is laws that are for crimes and criminals,civil law is just arguments between people that are solved in a court room.