Vice President of Brazil
|Vice President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Vice Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil
|Federal government of Brazil|
|Style||Mr. Vice President|
|Status||2nd highest in executive branch|
National Defense Council
|Residence||Palácio do Jaburu|
|Nominator||President of Brazil, Political party|
|Appointer||National Congress of Brazil|
|Term length||Four years, renewable once|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Brazil|
|Inaugural holder||Marshal Floriano Peixoto|
|Formation||February 26, 1891|
Template:Politics of Brazil The Vice President of Brazil (Portuguese: Vice-presidente do Brasil), officially the Vice President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Vice Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) is the second-highest government official in the executive branch of the government of Brazil.
Roles[change | change source]
The Vice President's main job is to replace the president on the event of their death, resignation, or impeachment, and to temporarily take over the presidential powers and duties while the President is abroad, or unable to carry out his or her duties.
The Vice President is elected with the president as his or her running mate.
Living former Vice Presidents[change | change source]
There are two living former vice presidents. The most recent former president to die was Marco Maciel (1995–2002) on June 12, 2021.