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What is the difference between Governor and Senator?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Sep 09, 2019

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M. Kennedy

M. KennedyWeb Content Writer, Denver
Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered on Sep 09, 2019

It can be confusing for a lot of people to figure out the difference between the senator and the governor because they may seem similar to each other. The governor will be in charge of a state while the senator will represent the state as a whole in the federal government.

The governor is said to have the same type of power as the president but the main difference is the power of the president will be for the whole country while for the governor, it will only be for the state. There are a lot of politicians who try being a governor and/or a senator first before trying out for higher positions to get enough experience for the position that they are aiming for.

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C. WasekPhilanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi
Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered on Aug 22, 2019

If you have ever followed politics especially lately, then you may be aware that there are political officials that are governors and senators. Governors and senators are two officials who have one thing in common and that is to oversee and represent the state.

The governor is known for staying in the capital city of the state and making decisions for the state. A US senator will represent the state, but it will make laws in Washington D.C. where he or she lives and represent the ideas of the people of their state. If anything goes wrong in the state, then the governor takes care of it. Both of these people are elected officials where people from their state vote them into their office.

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