A two-thirds majority in each house is necessary to override a veto.
The mayor may veto any action of the aldermen, and to override his veto a two-thirds majority is required.
Any bill or any item or items of any bill which has passed both houses may be vetoed by the governor, and to override a veto a two-thirds vote of the members present in each house is required.
The governor may veto bills passed by the General Assembly, but to override his veto the vote of only a bare majority of the members elected to each house is required.
His edict prohibiting all commercial intercourse with the enemy at once aroused against him the bitter hostility of the merchants of Holland and Zeeland, who thrived by such traffic. His attempts to pack the council of State, on which already two Englishmen had seats, with personal adherents and to override the opposition of the provincial states of Holland to his arbitrary acts, at last made his position impossible.