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  • When did the vice president stop being the runner-up?

  • When did the position of vice president of the United States stop going to the runner-up in the presidential election and become a separately elected office? That was in 1804, when the 12th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, says David Ward, senior historian at the National Portrait Gallery.

  • How many times has a vice president been elected president?

  • Nine times in the history of the republic, a vice-president has ascended to the office of president due to the death or resignation of the president. Here鈥檚 a list of these men: John Tyler. Millard Fillmore. Andrew Johnson. Chester Arthur.

  • Who are the presidents and vice presidents of the United States?

  • Chart of the Presidents and Vice-Presidents PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT POLITICAL PARTY TERM George Walker Bush Richard Cheney Republican 2001-2009 Barack Obama Joseph Biden Democratic 2009-2017 Donald Trump Mike Pence Republican 2017-2021 Joseph Biden Kamala Harris Democratic 2021- 31 more rows …

  • When did voters choose the president and vice president separately?

  • Before the adoption of the 12th Amendment in 1804, voters chose presidents and vice presidents separately.