Can a past president run as a vice president?
A past president can run as a Vice President even if he already served two terms as president. The 22nd Amendment says a person can only be elected president twice.
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Two-term President Can't Be VP . \nNo. A person who has served two terms as president can not serve as president again, and the vice-president must be eligible to serve as the president, in case the president is unable to serve.
Someone who has been President can run for Vice President if he/she has not served two terms as President. Because the President is limited to two terms, and the Vice President must be eligible to become President, someone who has reached that term limit cannot become Vice President.
No . No, he may not. To serve as vice president, one must be eligible to be president. The 22nd amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibits presidents from serving more than two terms. Bill Clinton, for example, could not be Hillary Clinton's VP because he has already served two …terms as president. ( Full Answer )
Geraldine Ferraro, who ran together with Jimmy Carter for his second term. Reagan won and Ferraro is now and attorney. She also helped Hillary Clinton with her presidential campaign.
In 1884 Marietta (Lizzie Bell) Stow was the first woman candidate for vice president. She ran on The Equal Rights party ticket. Exactly, one-hundred years later, in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro was the first vice presidential candidate of a major party -- the Democratic Party.
Geraldine Ferraro was the Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nominee in 1984, and Sarah Palin was the Republican Party Vice Presidential Nominee in 2008.
Yes. The Constitution has no limitation to serving as Vice President... only President. That limitation is two elected terms or 10 years. As a recent example, Vice President Bush served for two full terms under Reagan before running and winning the Presidency. He also ran for a second term against C…linton but lost. VP Gore served two terms and ran after that for Presidency and won (but still lost)... but thats another story. The real question you should be asking,however, is whether a President who has served two terms or 10 years can then serve as Vice President. The Answer to that is NO although that has never been tested. The 12th Amendment states "no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States." ( Full Answer )
It is unclear in the wording of the Twenty-Second Amendment to theConstitution could run for the vice president's position for threeterms. Its unclear because no one has ever attempted to do thisbefore and it hasn't been tested in court. Its omission indicatesthat it would be possible to do so.
Alben W. Barkley was the oldest person to run for Vice President.He was 71 years old when he was elected in 1949.
Practically, no. Since the vice president is made president if the president is incapable of performing his duties, they would be constitutionally unable to fulfill the obligation if the president were to resign or take ill.
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 wa…s 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. ( Full Answer )
If you are asking about the United States, in 2008, the Democratic candidate for Vice President was Joseph Biden, and the Republican was Sarah Palin. In 2012, the Democrat was again Mr. Biden, and the Republican was Paul Ryan. Since Barack Obama (Democrat) won both times, Joe Biden will serve his se…cond term as Vice President. (Mr. Biden was a U.S. senator from Delaware prior to being chosen as Barack Obama's vice president.) ( Full Answer )
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.
The two men who ran for Vice President were Joseph Biden (Democrat) and Paul Ryan (Republican). Since President Obama won re-election in 2012, and Joe Biden was his running-mate, Mr. Biden won a second term as Vice President.
There is no term limit on Vice Presidents (at least in the US). However, the Vice President must be eligible to be President, so no one who has reached the limit of two terms as President may be Vice President.
If the current president isn't going to seek re-election, the vice president can run. Like, Dick Cheney could have run during this election since Bush can't run again.
Joe Biden was one of the contenders for the 1988 Democratic Party Presidential Nomination, which went to U. S. Senator from Massachusetts Michael Dukakis. Joe Biden was the Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nominee in 2008 and 2012. He was elected in 2008, and he is the forecasted winner of the …2012 election (it will be official when the electoral votes are counted on January 6, 2013). Vice President Biden's reason for running is probably the same as that of every modern U. S. vice presidential candidate: The presidential nominee asked him to. ( Full Answer )
The following U. S. Vice Presidents lost a Vice Presidential Election: . John Tyler (1836) . Thomas A. Hendricks (1876) . Adlai Stevenson I (1900) . Charles W. Fairbanks (1916) . Charles Curtis (1932) . Walter Mondale (1980) . Dan Quayle (1992)
Joe Biden has ran for both president and vice president twice. He ran for vice president in 2008 and 2012 and for president in 1988 and 2008.
Yes. In fact, it is not unusual. The most recent case was 2000 when VP Al Gore ran against Bush.
No. Alexander Hamilton served as the first Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington. He never campaigned for higher office, and probably had too many enemies to be a serious candidate, anyway. Many people mistakenly believe Hamilton didn't qualify to run for President because he wasn't a… "natural born citizen," having been born on the Isle of Nevis in the British West Indies; however, Hamilton had emigrated to America in 1771, at age 17, and had served in the Revolutionary War under General (later President) Washington. Hamilton was one of the Framers of the Constitution, and would have been eligible to serve in any office under a provision in Article II that made an exception to the "natural born" rule for men residing in the US when the Constitution was adopted. Article II, Section 1: No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen Years a resident within the United States. ( Full Answer )
The vice president does not "run" the senate. However he is the president of the senate and can vote, if the senate vote is tied. In a way the senate majority leader can control the senate in that all bills can only reach the floor to be debated and voted on if he or she says so. Harry Reid, a democ…rat, now "controls" the senate ( Full Answer )
The Election of 1804 was when the Vice President and Presidentstarting running on the same ticket. The Twelfth Amendment to theUS Constitution established this law.
The Twelfth Amendment, thanks to the election of 1800. The candidates for President and Vice-President cannot be from the same state, due to this Amendment: The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be …an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice-President, and they shall make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President, and of all persons voted for as Vice-President, and of the number of votes for each, which lists they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate; The President of the Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates and the votes shall then be counted;--The person having the greatest number of votes for President, shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed; and if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers not exceeding three on the list of those voted for as President, the House of Representatives shall choose immediately, by ballot, the President. But in choosing the President, the votes shall be taken by states, the representation from each state having one vote; a quorum for this purpose shall consist of a member or members from two-thirds of the states, and a majority of all the states shall be necessary to a choice.... The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President, shall be the Vice-President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed, and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President to the United States. ( Full Answer )
This happened in 1800 when VP Thomas Jefferson ran against President John Adams. In those days the presidential candidate with the second most votes became vice president so Jefferson was the VP because he lost to Adams in 1792. Since then the Constitution has been amended so that the president an…d vice-president are from the same party. so it is not likely to happen again. ( Full Answer )
Type your answer here... . A .. They know government and world leaders.. B .. They have experience.. C .. The voters already know them..
There is a long sucession of people in line to take over should something happen to the President. The Vice President takes over, followed by the Speaker of the House and so on and so forth. The members in the Presidents cabinet are also in line.
The presidential candidate really doesn't choose the person he runs with. He/she will choose a person who brings something to the ticket they need. It could be electors, experience, connections. If a brother or sister was within this format they could run with them, but the party convention votes fo…r a ticket and not each person. In the case of JFK his brother Robert became Attorney General of the United States. ( Full Answer )
Same as qualifications for president: 1. at least 35 years old 2. natural-born (NOT native-born) US citizen 3. live in the US for at least 14 years
when the constitution had just been created, presidents and vice presidents didn't run together, which led to controversy Thomas Jefferson
No. Actually, when Washington was in his final term there was no "running" as we know it. Congress, not the voter, made the decision who would be President and Washington made it very clear he had done his duty and just wanted to go home/retire to take care of his plantation.
Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin are the only ones to run on a major party ticket.
There was no vice president while Tyler was the President. Tyler was himself the vice president and became president when Harrison died. In those days a vacancy in the vice presidency was not filled until the next presidential election.
The 22nd Amendment states that "No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of P…resident more than once." With that said, it is possible, but would most likely not happen. Yes, but only if the former president "has time left." Presidents have term limits and if a former president has reached his/her limit then he/she cannot be VP because he/she would not be able to assume the office of president without violating the 22nd amendment. ( Full Answer )
yes they can.... i work for the government and i know this i am good friends with the president and it is a great pleasure to be launching this information....i am hapy to say that the answer is happily yes and you can ask me anything in the future about this . They can, and they have. Thomas J…efferson ran with George Clinton instead of Aaron Burr in 1804. Andrew Jackson ran with Martin Van Buren instead of John C. Calhoun in 1832 (Vice President Calhoun did not resign until after the election). Abraham Lincoln ran with Andrew Johnson instead of Hannibal Hamlin in 1864. Ulysses S. Grant ran with Henry Wilson instead of Schuyler Colfax in 1872. Franklin D. Roosevelt ran with Henry A. Wallace instead of John Nance Garner in 1940. Franklin D. Roosevelt ran with Harry S Truman instead of Henry A. Wallace in 1944. Gerald R. Ford ran with Bob Dole instead of Nelson Rockefeller in 1976. ( Full Answer )
Gerald Ford became Vice-president by appointment . He never ran for vice-president. Other Presidents who never ran for vice-president were Washington, Madison, Monroe, J.Q. Adams, Jackson, W. H. Harrison, Polk,Taylor, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Cleveland, B. Harrison, McKinle…y, Taft, Wilson, Harding, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter, Reagan, Clinton, Bush 43 and Obama . Jefferson were elected as vice-president, but was actually running for President at the time. ( Full Answer )
He campaigned for the 1984 Democratic Party Presidential Nomination, but it went to former Vice President Walter Mondale, and Mondale chose Geraldine Ferraro as the first ever female major-party U. S. vice presidential candidate.
"The people" you are referring to would be the Federal Government, which is comprised of 1.8 million civilians, that number goes up even higher if you include the numbers of military members, which can also be considered to help 'run' America. Further, as is stated in our founding document, a Govern…ment derives its power from the people; so in a way, every American helps run America in some way. ( Full Answer )
In 2012, Vice-president Joe Biden is being challenged by Congressman Paul Ryan for this position.
Yes, and it's happened a few times. Two-term VPs who later became President were John Adams, Richard Nixon, and George Bush Sr.
He/She is called a Vice Presidential candidate or nominee or the running mate of the Presidential candidate with whom he/she is running.
In the absence of the U. S. Vice President, who is also the President of the Senate, the President pro tempore of the Senate presides over the Senate. According to tradition that started over 60 years ago, that person is the most senior Senator of the majority party of the Senate.
The Democratic incumbents Barack Obama and Joe Biden are running against Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in 2012.
Joe Biden is on the Democratic Ticket, and Paul Ryan is on the Republican ticket. Read a newspaper for a change.
President: Barack Obama (Democrat) Mitt Romney (Republican) Vice President: Joe Biden (Democrat) Paul Ryan (Republican)
In the 2012 election, the Democratic candidate was Joseph Biden, and the Republican candidate was Paul Ryan. Since the president (Barack Obama) was re-elected, so was his vice president, Joe Biden.
The 12th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that a Vice Presidential candidate must be eligible for the Presidency. Some people argue that that clause is not applicable to term limits. The opportunity to settle the debate in court has never come up.
Yes - several In 1872 - Victoria Woodhull ran with Frederick Douglas as a running partner. Bevla Lockwood ran several times in the 1880s. Actress Gracie Allen ran in 1940 as the "Surprise Party" and received got 42000 votes - "Everybody knows a woman is better than a man when it comes to introduc…ing bills into the house." Since world war 2 there has been at least one female candidate in each election. most female candidates ran with Socialist parties. Vice presidential candidates started in the 1880s, and there's been at least one candidate in each election since world war 2 (1964 was a single exception). In 1952 , Charlotta Bass ran with the progressive party and received 140,000 votes. In 1980 La Donna Harris ran as VP for the Citizens party and they received 233,000 votes. In 1984, the Democratic party chose Geraldine Ferraro as the VP candidate under Mondale and received 37,577,352 votes. Green party candidate Winona LaDuke received 597,000 votes in 1996 and 2,883,000 votes in 2000. In 2008 - Sara Palin was nominated by the Republican party and received 57,371,000 votes. The 2008 Green Party had two female candidates: Cynthia McKinney (pres) and Rosa Clemente (VP) and the party received 161,600 votes. ( Full Answer )
President Obama's vice president is Joseph ("Joe") Biden. Back when Mr. Obama was a senator and running for president in 2008, he selected Mr. Biden, a fellow senator with a lot of experience in foreign policy. They ran together in 2008 and won; and they ran together in 2012 and won again.
You can write in anyone for any office on an election (just don'texpect them to win as you will likely be the only person votingthat way).