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Depends on what you are asking. John Quincy Adams, Rutherford Hayes, and George W. Bush won the presidency without winning the popular vote. Adams and Hayes were elected via the House of Representatives because neither had a majority in the Electoral College. George W. Bush had a majority in the Electoral College, and became president that way. According to the Constitution the electoral college elects the president, if there is no majority then the House of Representatives does this with each state having one vote. In the latter case the Vice President is elected by the Senate. Adams' VP was John C. Calhoun, Hayes' was William Wheeler, Bush's is Dick Cheney. When voting for president/vice president, you are voting for the Electors in the Electoral College. States require that electors in their state vote for the candidate they have pledged to vote for, however there are so called "faithless electors" who vote for another candidate. Their votes still count but in most states there are repercussions for doing so.

There have been five vice presidents that were never elected president and succeeded the office after the death/resignation of their President : John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester Arthur, and Gerald Ford.

There have been three vice presidents that were elected president for a second term after they succeeded the office after the death of their president: Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Lyndon Johnson.

Gerald Ford was neither elected for VP or President. He was nominated by Richard Nixon for VP after the resignation of Spiro Agnew. He was then confirmed by the Senate. This was done under the terms of the 25th amendment of the Constitution. Before that time the office of Vice President was vacant until the next general election, namely under the administrations of John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, and Chester Arthur.

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Andrew Johnson -- Lincoln's second vp served out Lincoln's term after Lincoln's assasination, but was not elected president thereafter. Johnson was also the first president to be impeached. (He was not removed from office, however.)

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Gerald R. Ford. He first became Vice-President when Spiro Agnew resigned, then moved up to President when Richard M. Nixon resigned.

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