Vice President of the United Federation of Planets

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Vice President of the United Federation of Planets
Basic information
Style of Address:
  • Formal Style
    • The Honorable
  • Informal
    • "Mister Vice President" (male)
    • "Madam Vice President" (female)
    • "Zha Vice President" (zhen)
    • "Sha Vice President" (shen)
    • "Cha Vice President" (chan)
    • "Tha Vice President" (thaan)
    • "Shir Vice President" (asexual)
  • As presiding officer of the Council
    • "Mister President"
    • "Madam President"
    • "Zha President" (zhen)
    • "Sha President" (shen)
    • "Cha President" (chan)
    • "Tha President" (thaan)
    • "Shir President" (asexual)
Method of Selection:

Popular Election with the President

Official Workplace:

Presidential Office, Palais de la Concorde

Inaugural Holder:

Thomas Vanderbilt

Formation:

12 August 2161

incumbent:

Thoni sh'Ranthi

Incumbent Since:

2412

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The Vice President of the United Federation of Planets (VPOTUFP) is the second highest public office created by the Articles of the Federation. The Vice President, together with the President of the United Federation of Planets, is indirectly elected by the people through the Federation Council to a four-year term of office.

The Vice President is the first person in the presidential line of succession, and would ascend to the Presidency upon the death, resignation, or removal of the President. The Vice President is in charge of the Whole Federation Council.

Under the Articles, the Vice President is President of the Council. In that capacity, he/she is allowed to vote in the Federation Council when necessary to break a tie.