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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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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.

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.

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If a newly elected president dies in office and the vice president assumes the office of president could they then run for president and be elected for 2 full terms?

No, They can not run for two full terms. However,they may run for one more term in office as President of the United States.

Can a person run independently for the office of Vice President of the US not part of a complete presidential ticket?

No, in the United States system the president selects his vice president. The Vice President is not determined seperately by vote.

Is The Executive Office of the President is run by the vice president?

No. The EOP is headed by the White House Chief of Staff.

Who takes office when a us president is impeached?

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