Vice-President of Brazil


Vice-President of Brazil

The Vice-President of Brazil is the second-highest ranking government official in the executive branch of the Government of Brazil after the President. The vice president's primary job is to replace the president on the event of his or her death or resignation, and to assume the Presidency temporarily while the president is abroad, or otherwise temporarily unable to fulfill his or her duties. The vice president is elected jointly with the president as his or her running mate.

The vice president resides at the Palácio do Jaburu in Brasília.

List of Vice Presidents

External links

* [http://www.vice-presidencia.gov.br Vice-Presidency of Brazil] Official Website


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