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  • Does the vice president have a vote in the Senate?

  • The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided. The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United States.

  • How is the vice president of the United States chosen?

  • The selection of the Vice President of the United States is undertaken by the president. When a candidate is running for presidential office, he selects a running mate who becomes the vice president when the candidate wins election.

  • What is a VP?

  • What is a VP? The vice president of a company is an executive that is second or third in the chain of command, depending on if a company has both a president and a CEO. In most companies, the president and the CEO job titles are held by the same person.

  • What happens if there is a vacancy in the vice president?

  • Those circumstances are provided for in the 25th Amendment to the Constitution, which was passed in 1967. Section 2 states: Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.