State capitol, Tallahassee, Florida
The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a legislature of the State of Florida, consisting of a senate composed of one senator elected from each senatorial district and a house of representatives composed of one member elected from each representative district.
Each house shall be the sole judge of the qualifications, elections, and returns of its members, and shall biennially choose its officers, including a permanent presiding officer selected from its membership, who shall be designated in the senate as President of the Senate, and in the house as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The senate shall designate a Secretary to serve at its pleasure, and the house of representatives shall designate a Clerk to serve at its pleasure.
State Supreme court - Tallahassee, Florida
The judicial power shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts of appeal, circuit courts and county courts. No other courts may be established by the state, any political subdivision or any municipality.
State court judges in Florida are selected through one of two methods, depending on the level of the court.
The Florida court system is comprised of the Supreme Court, five district courts of appeal, 20 circuit courts and 67 county courts.
Each layer of the Florida judicial system has a distinct role in providing justice to all Floridians.
The mission of the judicial branch is to protect rights and liberties, uphold and interpret the law,
and provide for the peaceful resolution of disputes.
The Florida Supreme Court is composed of seven Justices. At least five Justices must participate in every case and at least four must agree for a decision
to be reached. The Court's official headquarters is the Supreme Court Building in Tallahassee.