America The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time  

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Here are the greatest United States Vice Presidents, ranked from best to worst. Vote up on the good VPs, and vote down on the bad ones. 

When America remembers the best vice presidents, names like Lyndon Johnson and Al Gore often come up. Although they had their mistakes, these VPs contributed much to their nation. Of course, there were U.S. Vice Presidents who utterly failed at their jobs. George H.W. Bush's Vice President Dan Quayle often made a fool of himself in the media (the "potatoe" incident). 

On November 8, 2016, Governor of Indiana Mike Pence was elected as the 48th Vice President. Appointed chairman of President Donald Trump's transition team, Vice President Mike Pence serves an important role as a mediator between the President and congressional Republicans. 

Don't forget to rerank this list and make your own version of the greatest U.S. Vice Presidents.

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1
1,685 432
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic-Republican Party
2nd Vice President (under John Adams), 1797-1801
2
1,735 325
Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
25th Vice President (under William McKinley) - 1901
3
1,186 434
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Federalist Party
1st Vice President (under George Washington) - 1789-1797
4
1,213 572
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
34th Vice President (under Franklin D. Roosevelt) - 1945
5
1,310 1,049
George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
43rd Vice President (under Ronald Reagan) - 1981-1989
6
1,914 1,499
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
47th Vice President (under Barack Obama) 2009 - Present
7
882 1,089
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
37th Vice President (under John F. Kennedy) - 1961-1963
8
846 831
Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
40th Vice President (under Richard Nixon) - 1973-1974
9
603 610
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
29th Vice President (under Warren G. Harding) - 1921-1923
10
1,150 1,401
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
45th Vice President (under Bill Clinton) - 1993-2001
11
537 671
Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
38th Vice President (under Lyndon Johnson) - 1965-1969
12
768 1,145
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
36th Vice President (under Dwight Eisenhower) 1953-1961
13
330 523
Chester A. Arthur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
20th Vice President (under James Garfield) - 1881
14
286 604
John Tyler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
10th Vice President  (under William Henry Harrison) - 1841
15
256 559
John C. Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
7th Vice President (under John Quincy Adams) - 1825-1832
16
436 613
Nelson Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
41st Vice President (under Gerald Ford) - 1974-1977
17
890 1,498
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
46th Vice President (under George W. Bush) - 2001-2009
18
301 540
Martin Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
8th Vice President (under Andrew Jackson) - 1933-1937
19
523 750
Walter Mondale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
42nd Vice President (under Jimmy Carter) - 1977-1981
20
323 514
Adlai Stevenson I is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
23rd Vice President (under Grover Cleveland) - 1893-1897
21
268 480
Henry A. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
33rd Vice President (under Franklin Roosevelt) - 1941-1945
22
294 371
George Clinton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic-Republican Party
4th Vice President (under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison) 1805 - 1812
23
182 417
Thomas R. Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
28th Vice President (under Woodrow Wilson) - 1913-1921
24
215 401
Charles G. Dawes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
30th Vice President (under Calvin Coolidge) - 1925-1929
25
236 670
Andrew Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
16th Vice President (under Abraham Lincoln) - 1865