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When there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President nominates a Vice President who takes office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress. The 25th Amendment, section 2, of the U.S. Constitution (ratified 2/10/1967) established this procedure.

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Presidential succession is the plan for which a presidential vacancy is filled.

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It is presidential succession... Pretty much means he succeeded in becoming the president of the united states...

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If the President cannot perform his duties, then the Vice President would step in. If the Vice President cannot do so, the the Secretary of State would take over the position of President.

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