The vice pres. takes over .
Because if the President elect is shot or killed before sworn in the vice President will be able to take the place as President.
The president-elect is sworn (formally inducted) into office.
Vice President-elect Joseph Biden will be sworn in prior to President-elect Obama.
Then the vice president-elect becomes president.
the month we elect the president is in January
The President-elect is Barack H. Obama.
The president elect for 2008 is Barack Obama
Apparently not a damned thing. See current resident for proof.
It is of coarse that the french people elect the french president
The vice president will become the president if that happens. Well, what happened when Lincoln was killed?
US Constitution, Amendment XX, Section 3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President....