(1) If the offices of both the governor and the lieutenant governor become vacant,
the president of the senate shall become governor and shall appoint a lieutenant governor.
(2) If the president of the senate is unable to assume the office of governor, the
speaker of the house shall become governor and a lieutenant governor shall be elected
in accordance with the provision of 2-16-512.
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