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A candidate for vice president of the U.S. does not run separately. The VP candidate is selected as a running mate by the candidate for president, and they run as a team. Back in the beginning, they did run separately: the person with the most votes was president, and the one with the second most was vice president. That system didn't last very long; rivals who'd fought for election didn't usually team up too well. (But it could happen within a party!) A VP can run for president later if the person's party selects him or her as the candidate or if the person decides to run independently.

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Can the vice president run for office?


How long can a vice president run for?

There are no term limits on the office of U.S. Vice President.

How is the president and vice president chosen to run in office?

The electorial college

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How does a vice president be elected?

The president of the united states chooses his or her vice president. If that president wins the vice president that the president chose will help run office with him/her.

Can a vice president leave office and run for president?

A vice-president does not have to resign his office in order to run for President. Martin Van Buren, Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George H. W. Bush and Al Gore all ran for President while holding the office of vice-president.

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If vice president takes office for a deceased president how many more terms can he serve as president?

When a president dies the vice president takes office for however years the president had left. He can run for president.

What age must the vice president be to run for office?

35 or older

Can a former US president run for office of VP of US?

Yes a former US President can run for office of Vice President of the United States. A former US President can run and be elected for any other type of office.

How long can a vice-president stay in office?

the vice president is usually in office as long as the president who chose the vice president stays in office

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