What Happens If the Vice President Dies?


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Presidential Line of Succession
The United States presidential line of succession defines who may become or act as President of the United States upon the incapacity, death, resignation, or removal from office of a sitting president or a president-elect.
1st: Vice President
2nd: Speaker of the House
3rd: President pro tempore of the Senate
4th: Secretary of State
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If the office of the vice president becomes vacant due to death, resignation, removal, etc. the president nominates someone to replace him or her. Before that person can become the
Then the President would nominate a VicePresident who shall take office
When a president dies in office, it is a sad and trying time for the country and the world. A new leader must take up the reins. According to the 25th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
As others have said, the Speaker of the House of Representatives is the next in the line of succession (there's a whole, long list of who would inherit the office, if everyone ahead
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A vice president is an officer next in rank below a president, acting during the president's absence or incapacity. He can also be a deputy to a president, especially in a corporation, in charge of a specific department or location. If the Vice President is unable to take the office, the Speaker of the House is next in line for the presidency.
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According to the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, if the office of the vice president becomes empty, the president must nominate a new vice president. ...
The 25th Amendment states that if the president dies the vice president will become the president. The amendment was ratified on February 10, 1967. ...
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