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What Happens to the U.S. Presidential Election if a Candidate Dies or Becomes Incapacitated

If President Dies Before Election What Happens?

If President Dies Before Election What Happens?
Trump has mild symptoms, according to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. But the diagnosis, less than five weeks before the Nov. 3 election, has raised questions about what happens if a presidential candidate or the president-elect dies or becomes incapacitated.
Here’s how U.S. law and party rules address those scenarios.