The vice president of the United States (VPOTUS) is the second-highest officer in the executive branch of the U.S. federal government, after the president of the United States, and ranks first in the presidential line of succession. The vice president is also an officer in the legislative branch, as the president of the Senate.
There have been 49 vice presidents of the United States since the office came into existence in 1789. Originally, the vice president was the person who received the second most votes for president in the Electoral College.
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The Office of the Vice President includes personnel who directly support or advise the vice president of the United States. The Office is headed by the chief of staff to the Vice President of the United States, currently Hartina Flournoy. The office also provides staffing and support to the second gentleman of the United States.
Also, if the Vice President died, nobody was Vice President until a new one was elected. This uncertainty was corrected after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Under the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution, if the President dies, the Vice President automatically becomes the President. If the Vice President dies, resigns, or ...
This article shows the variation in the number of living vice presidents of the United States from the inauguration of the first vice president of the United States in 1789 until the present. The following table includes all persons who have taken the vice presidential oath of office.Starting and ending events#NamesTimespanFrom: Jan 20, 2021 · VP inauguration of Kamala Harris To: present7Harris Pence Biden Cheney Gore Quayle Mondale80 daysFrom: Nov 30, 2018 · Death of George H. W. Bush To: Jan 20, 2021 · VP inauguration of Kamala Harris6Pence Biden Cheney Gore Quayle Mondale2 years, 51 daysFrom: Jan 20, 2017 · VP inauguration of Mike Pence To: Nov 30, 2018 · Death of George H. W. Bush7Pence Biden Cheney Gore Quayle Bush Mondale1 year, 314 daysFrom: Jan 20, 2009 · 1st VP inauguration of Joe Biden To: Jan 20, 2017 · VP inauguration of Mike Pence6Biden Cheney Gore Quayle Bush Mondale8 years, 0 days
Apr 09, 2021 · English: The Vice President of the United States is the first in the line of succession to be President of the United States. Español: El Vicepresidente de los Estados Unidos es el segundo más alto cargo oficial electivo del gobierno estadounidense.
Design and symbolism. The current seal is defined in Executive Order 11884, made by President Gerald Ford on October 7, 1975. It states: The Coat of Arms of the Vice President of the United States shall be of the following design:
List. The following is a list of Vice Presidents of the United States. Vice presidency Vice President Party Election President 1 April 21, 1789 March 4, 1797