I.The President of the United States: George W. Bush
i.Requirements to Hold Office: You must be at least thirty-five years old, a natural born citizen of the United States, and a resident of the US for no less than fourteen years.
ii.Duties and Powers: The President must execute laws, commission all officers of the United States, and adjourn or convene both houses. It is also a duty of the President to pass and regulate laws. With the consent of the Senate he may make treaties. He can appoint ambassadors, public ministers, judges of the Supreme Court, and other officers of the United States. The President is named the commander in chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, as well.
iii.Length of Term of Office: "The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years. ...(Article II of the Constitution)" Also, according to the twenty-second amendment the President can not hold office more than two terms.
iv.Appointment: Presidential elections are held once every four years. In order to vote you must be a U.S. citizen of eighteen years of age or older. The votes are counted by popular and electoral votes. The majority decision of popular votes goes to choose the electoral votes for that state.
v.Salary: $400,000-plus $50,000 non-taxable expense account
II.Vice President of the United States: Richard B. Cheney
i.Requirements: You must be at least thirty-five years old, a natural born citizen of the United States, and a resident of the U.S. for no less than fourteen years.
ii.Duties and Powers: Presiding officer of the U. S. Senate. If something were to happen to the President the Vice President will take over his position as President and his duties. In the senate, he may make the decision to break a tied vote.
iii.Length of Term of Office: He has a four year term along with the president.
iv.Procedure for Election or Appointment: The President and