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Presidential Order of Succession

#Title:Branch of Government:
1PresidentExecutive Branch
2Vice PresidentExecutive Branch
3Speaker of the House of RepresentativesLegislative Branch
4President pro Tempore of the Senate*Legislative Branch
5Secretary of StateExecutive Branch
6Secretary of the TreasuryExecutive Branch
7Secretary of DefenseExecutive Branch
8Attorney GeneralExecutive Branch
9Secretary of the InteriorExecutive Branch
10Secretary of AgricultureExecutive Branch
11Secretary of CommerceExecutive Branch
12Secretary of LaborExecutive Branch
13Secretary of Health & Human ServicesExecutive Branch
14Secretary of Housing & Urban DevelopmentExecutive Branch
15Secretary of TransportationExecutive Branch
16Secretary of EnergyExecutive Branch
17Secretary of EducationExecutive Branch
18Secretary of Veterans' AffairExecutive Branch
19Secretary of Homeland SecurityExecutive Branch


Legend:
Number refers to the proper order in respect to the presidency.
Title: is the position the official has before replacing the person
(or people) above him/her to be the President.
Branch of Government: is the Branch of the National Goverment.
* This person is the highest ranking person in the Senate
and presides over the Senate when the Vice President is absent.




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