New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, convicted of sexually assaulting 11 women in a government investigation, has finally given up his insistence on staying in office and has resigned. His resignation will be effective in 14 days. In his place, Lieutenant Governor Cathy Hochul is being made Governor of New York. She will be the first woman to hold the highest office in New York. Governor Cuomo remarked through his office when resigning that given the circumstances, the biggest help for my government would be to resign. .