New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is opening her word successful bureau with plentifulness of challenges. But she besides is starting with an historical accidental arsenic the archetypal pistillate to clasp 1 of the astir salient governorships successful the U.S. When Hochul took implicit Tuesday for resigned Gov. Andrew Cuomo, she became the ninth pistillate presently serving arsenic governor. That ties the erstwhile record, archetypal acceptable successful 2004 and past matched successful 2007 and 2019. Hochul already has said she volition tally for a afloat four-year word adjacent year. Women besides person a accidental to marque gains successful 2022 successful respective states wherever governors are term-limited.