The Vice President
Terms in this set (7)
Election of President and Vice President.
Presidential Succession Act of 1947
Law specifying the order of presidential succession following the Vice President.
1. The Vice President of the United States.
2. Speaker of the House.
3. President Pro - Tempore of the Senate
Importance of the role of the Vice President
"President in waiting"
Two formal duties
1. To preside over the Senate
2. To help decide the question of presidential disability
Vice President's role within the Senate
Preside over the Senate; Key leader. To vote if there is a tie.
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