||13 to a choice. In every case, after the choice of the President, the person having the greatest numberJ'™Pres!* of votes of the electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the Senate shall choose from them by ballot the Vice President.* The Congress may determine the time of choos-^iecttonand ing the electors, and the day on which they shalleiectors. give their votes; which day shall be the same throughout the United States. No .person except a natural born citizen, or aanaimcation citizen of the United States, at the time of theof presidenU adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligibe to that office who shall not have attained, to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United Sates. In case of the removal of the President fjk office, or of his death, resignation or inability todent. discharge the powers and duties of the said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may by law provide for the case of removal, death, resignation, or inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such officer shall act accordingly, until'the disability be removed, or a President shall be elected* The President shall, at stated times, receive foxCompKr his services, a compensation, which shall neither<ffl"1BBlde*ft' be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them. Before he enters on the execution of his office,o&fl»y he shall take the following oath or affirmation:- "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will *This clause of the Constitution has been amended. See twelfth article of amendments, page 27.