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  • 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.

  • How many vice presidents did Franklin Roosevelt have?

  • Franklin Roosevelt had three different vice presidents鈥攁 record. The first president to have multiple vice presidents was Thomas Jefferson, who served two terms in office beginning in 1801.

  • Who was the last Vice President to run for President?

  • ROBERTS: There have been a good many. Martin Van Buren in 1836 was the last sitting vice president before George H.W. Bush to have been elected. But others have run and lost. John Breckinridge lost to Lincoln in a four-way race in 1860, Henry Wallace to Truman in a four-way race in 1948.

  • Why did the United States have multiple vice presidents?

  • The reasons for the changes varied and sometimes had an effect on the nation’s economic policies. The first president to have multiple vice presidents was Thomas Jefferson, who served two terms in office beginning in 1801.