Next in line: What is the line of suc­ces­sion for dif­fer­ent gov­ern­ment offices

Next in line: What is the line of succession for different government offices

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment has shown its age in recent years, not the insti­tu­tion itself, but rather the politi­cians occu­py­ing it — the 118th Con­gress was one of old­est in his­to­ry upon elec­tion, and the cur­rent pres­i­dent is the old­est to ever serve in the role.
Age is becom­ing a key com­po­nent of the upcom­ing 2024 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, as the lead­ing con­tenders from each polit­i­cal par­ty would be either 78 or 82 on inau­gu­ra­tion in 2025. There was also the recent death of Sen. Dianne Fein­stein (D‑CA) at the age of 90. With all the uncer­tain­ty, polit­i­cal suc­ces­sion has come under focus.
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When com­bined with the recen …