The Vice President of the United States is a top political position, just under President of the United States.


During 2003, after Hoynes' resignation and before the appointment of Russell, the office was vacant. During this short period, Zoey Bartlet was kidnapped, causing President Josiah Bartlet to briefly step aside, and according to the rules of succession, Speaker of the House Glen Allen Walken briefly served as Acting President.

After Leo McGarry's untimely death on November 7, 2006, Santos was without a Vice President-Elect, and he waited until after his inauguration to appoint a successor. This caused a vacancy to occur shortly after January 20, 2007.

List of Vice PresidentsEdit

Image Vice President Party Timeline Served Under Source
JohnHoynes John Hoynes Democratic January 20, 1999 — May 2, 2003 Josiah Bartlet Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc; Life On Mars
Russell Robert Russell, Jr. Democratic July

2003 — January 20, 2007

Han; The Last Hurrah
McGarry Leo Thomas McGarry
(Vice President-elect)
Democratic elected November 7, 2006; passed away before his inauguration Matt Santos Election Day (Part II)
Baker Eric Baker
(Vice President-designate)
Democratic still designate, as of January 20, 2007 Tomorrow

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