Member of the House of Representatives and Vice President of the US: Can Paul Ryan Hold Both Positions at the Same Time?

Jurist -- Forum (Aug. 23, 2012)

4 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last revised: 10 Dec 2012

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Seth Barrett Tillman

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: August 15, 2012

Abstract

In 2012, Paul Ryan will appear on the ballot for the House seat for the First District of Wisconsin. He will also run for Vice President. If he should prevail in both elections, can he hold both positions, at the same time? This Essay suggests the answer is "yes he can."

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Keywords: vice president, Ryan, member of Congress, incompatibility

Suggested Citation

Tillman, Seth Barrett, Member of the House of Representatives and Vice President of the US: Can Paul Ryan Hold Both Positions at the Same Time? (August 15, 2012). Jurist -- Forum (Aug. 23, 2012) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2129812

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