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  US Vice President - Appointment
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OfficeVice President
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline November 15, 1973 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 27, 1973 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 06, 1973 - 11:00am Central
Term Start December 06, 1973 - 12:10pm
Term End August 09, 1974 - 12:00pm
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedRBH October 30, 2017 01:48am
Data SourcesNew York Times 11/28 and 12/7/1973.
Description Congressman Ford was appointed VP on 12 October 1973 after the resignation of VP Agnew on 10 October 1973.

The Senate voted to confirm on 11/27/1973 by a vote of 92-3.

The House voted to confirm on 12/6/1973 by a vote of 387-35.

Ford was inaugurated soon after the House vote.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameSpiro T. Agnew Votes520 (96.65%)
Term01/20/1973 - 10/10/1973 Margin503 (+93.49%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/19/1974
NameNelson A. Rockefeller Votes377 (73.63%)
Term12/19/1974 - 01/20/1977 Margin242 (+47.27%)
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