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  • How many presidents and vice presidents have there been?

  • In other stretches of history, a single president had multiple vice presidents throughout his time in office. Franklin D. Roosevelt alone had three vice presidents: John Garner, Henry Wallace and Harry Truman. Because the two roles haven’t always been elected or ruled in lockstep, there just isn’t the same number of presidents and vice presidents.

  • Did the vice president and president always run as a ticket?

  • (Fun fact: The vice president and president didn’t always run as a ticket. In fact, the VP used to just be the runner up of the presidential election.) In other stretches of history, a single president had multiple vice presidents throughout his time in office.

  • Who was the first president to have two vice presidents?

  • Early Days of the Republic. The first president to have multiple vice presidents was Thomas Jefferson, who served two terms in office beginning in 1801.

  • Can a US President run with the same vice president again?

  • During the modern era, Americans are accustomed to seeing a U.S. president run with the same vice president when seeking re-election. This was not always the case, as many presidents were re-elected to subsequent terms with a different second-in-command.