Yes, he may normally be eligible for two 4-year terms. But under the 22nd Amendment, a Vice President (or other) who serves more than 2 years of a preceding President's term may only be elected to the office once.
the only president to serve more than two terms in office was Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt held office for three and one half terms.
When a president dies the vice president takes office for however years the president had left. He can run for president.
The American President is in office for four years. He can be reelected only once more.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Presidential terms are four years long. The maximum number of terms anyone can serve as president is two unless the person assumed office after a president died or was removed from office. In that case, if the new president served more than two years of the term of the former president, the new president can only serve one more term as president.
He can serve one day shy of half of another term if he assumed office after the president resigned or died. Other than that, two terms (8 years) is the limit. The 22nd Amendment says:Section 1. 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 the President more than once.
The Honorable Franklin D. Roosevelt, was the only President to serve four full terms in office.
The United States President can serve no more than 2 terms consecutive or interval, for a total of 8 years.
He holds office for no more than 8 years and must be re-elected in order to serve for more than 4 years.
Under the terms of the Constitution, the president may serve no more than two elected terms. If the president were to die immediately after taking office, the vice president would become president and could serve the rest of the current four year term and then be elected for two more terms, thereby serving twelve years.
Depends on the office. Some are two years like the House or the Senate is 6 years. The President can only serve 2 terms of 4 years each, but the Vice President can serve two terms as Vice President and then go on to become President for 2 more terms.
A president can serve more than two terms.
FDR was elected to 4 terms. After he died during his fourth term, the Congress passed a law. The President of the USA can serve no more than 2 full terms as President (if he/she is Vice President to a President that dies in office, then they can serve the remaining term as President and serve an additional two terms in office). Therefore President Harry Truman could serve two full terms as President in addition to the term he finished up for FDR. (HST only ran for more term). LBJ could serve as two full terms plus the term he was Vice President for JFK. LBJ only served one full term as President. He did not run again in 1968.
Normal term limit is 8 years. Two 4 year terms. If a vice-president must serve as president, he or she can not serve more than 10 years.
max of 2 terms. (8 years)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
After FDR who served 3 plus terms, the congress passed an amendment: According to Amendment 22: "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 the President more than once. "
Based upon Amendment Twenty-Two of the Constitution, no person can be elected to the office of President more than twice or serve more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President. Therefore, the total length of time that any person could serve as President is TEN years.
It is more appropriate to say that the Vice-President of the United States has as one of his constitutional responsibilities to serve as President of the US Senate.
A person may be ELECTED to the office of President twice. Each term of office is 4 years. However, if a person is ACTING as President (the Vice president has succeeded to office on the death of the President) for more than 2 years, they can only be elected to one more term. There is a limit of 10 years total in office as President. This is in the 22nd amendment to the US Constitution.
The 22nd Amendment was added to limit the amount of terms a President can serve in office. It says that they can serve a total of two terms or no more than ten years. They can serve ten years if the take over for a President from the office of Vice President but if they take over for m ore than two years that counts as a term and they would then only be able to run for one more term.
If a vice president takes office after his president has served no more than half his term, then the vice president can finish the president's term, anywhere under two years. Then this president can serve the two term limit on his own, or a possible total of ten years. However, this has never occurred.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - elected to four terms. After FDR, the 22nd Amendment ratified in 1951, limited the presidential office to two terms. 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 the President more than once.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to 4 terms in office, although he died during his fourth term, the remainder was filled by President Harry Truman.