Letters, Mar. 6, 1933

Procedure

Sirs:

In connection with the recent attempt upon the President-elect's life, several of us who are subscribers to your magazine have been discussing this and wonder just what the constitutional procedure would be if by some tragedy both the President-elect and Vice President-elect were to be accidentally killed, between the meeting of the electoral college and the following March 4. As there would be no Secretary-of-State, would a new general election be necessary?

W. J. BAKER

Chicago, Ill.

Had Mr. Roosevelt been killed in Miami, would Mr. Garner have been inaugurated as President...

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