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My Government. Click to go to levels and branches. Click on text below to go to that part of government. National Legislature. National Executive. National Judiciary. State Legislature. State Executive. State Judiciary. Local Legislatures. Local Executives. Local Judiciary.

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My government

My Government

Click to go to levels and branches


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Click on text below to go to that part of government

National Legislature

National Executive

National Judiciary

State Legislature

State Executive

State Judiciary

Local Legislatures

Local Executives

Local Judiciary


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The National Legislative Branch is called the Congress it is made up of the US House of Representatives and The US Senate. They meet in the US Capital building in Washington D.C.

Click below to learn more about the two parts of the US Congress

The US House of Reps.

The US Senate

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The US House has 435 members representing roughly 700.000 people each. They serve two year terms and all were elected in 2010 and will be up for reelection in 2012.

Click here for my Representative

Each state gets at least 1 representative, California currently has the most with 53. Michigan currently has 15 but will lose one starting in 2013 due to our shrinking population between the 2000 census and the 2010 census.

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Justin Amash

http://www.facebook.com/justinamash

http://amash.house.gov/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Amash

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The US Senate is made up of 100 members, two from each state. They are elected to six year terms which are staggered with one third up for election every two years.

Click here to learn more about my two US Senators.

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Michigan’s two US Senators

(both represent the whole state)

Debbie Stabenow

Carl Levin

http://stabenow.senate.gov/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debbie_Stabenow

http://www.facebook.com/stabenow

http://levin.senate.gov/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Levin

http://www.facebook.com/carllevin

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The National Executive Branch is led by the President, V.P. and cabinet.

The President and Vice President are elected to 4 year terms (max. two terms).

Members of the cabinet are appointed by the President with approval of the Senate. For More info. Click the links below.

http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/joinofasplash/?source=OM_LB_msn_ob2-search_barack-obama

http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president-obama/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama

http://www.facebook.com/barackobama

http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/cabinet

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Biden

They represent the whole US

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The National Judicial Branch is headed by the US Supreme Court with nine justices appointed by the President with advice and consent of the US Senate. They serve life terms.

Below the Supreme Court are 13 US Circuit Courts of Appeals and at least one Federal District Court in each state. Learn more by clicking the links below.

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supreme_Court_of_the_United_States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Court_of_Appeals_for_the_Sixth_Circuit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_District_Court_for_the_Western_District_of_Michigan

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The Michigan State Legislature is made up of 110 members of the State House of Representatives and 38 members of the State Senate. They serve in the State Capital building in Lansing. House members serve two year terms and Senators serve 4 year terms. Click below for my state legislators.

My State Representative

My State Senator

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State Representative ___________________, ______ District

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State Senator ______________________, _______ District

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The Michigan Executive Branch is headed by the Governor and Lt. Governor. We also elect two other state-wide executives, the Secretary of State and Attorney General. The Governor appoints heads of the other departments of state government. All terms are for four years.

Governor Rick Snyder

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Snyder

http://www.michigan.gov/snyder

http://www.facebook.com/RickForMichigan

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Johnson

http://rj4mi.com/

Lt. Governor Brian Calley

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Calley

http://www.facebook.com/briancalley

Attorney General Bill Schuette

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Schuette

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bill-Schuette-for-Attorney-General/127311553981839

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The Michigan Judicial Branch

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_Supreme_Court

http://courts.michigan.gov/supremecourt/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_Court_of_Appeals

http://courts.michigan.gov/scao/services/dirs/tlinks.htm

The Michigan Supreme Court has seven Justices elected by the entire state to eight year staggered terms. The court is located in Lansing near the State Capital building.

Below the Supreme Court are four Court of Appeals districts (we live in the third) and the county circuit courts (Kent County 17th circuit) and many cities also have district courts. My city’s district is number______.

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