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In the United States the President is elected by the electorial college and the people of the United States. The President has the ability to influence the choice of his party, but certainly not to select them.

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Only in very limited cases. For example, Upon the resignation of VP Spiro Agnew President Nixon Appointed House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford to the VP position. Upon Nixon's own resignation VP Ford became president for the remainder of his term.

President Ford was the only person to hold the office of President of the US with out being elected to either the office of VP or president.

Presidents can endorse the candidate whom they want to follow them. Andrew Jackson was one of the most popular presidents in history and chose Martin Van Buren, who was able to win easily because of Jackson's endorsement. John Quincy Adams tried to pick Henry Clay, but this failed when he lost to Jackson when running for reelection.

It's not common anymore, but picking a successor isn't illegal.

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