Donald Trump Has Officially Been Nominated As The Republican Candidate For President

Trump secured a majority of delegates in a vote this evening at the Republican National Convention.

July 19, 2016
Donald Trump Has Officially Been Nominated As The Republican Candidate For President Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Donald Trump formally secured the Republican presidential nomination this evening, receiving a majority of delegates in the vote held at the Republican National Convention, the New York Times reports.

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The vote ends a year-long campaign against Republican Party establishment candidates. The delegates from the state of New York officially gave Trump the majority just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Mike Pence will accept the nomination in a speech at the convention on Wednesday, followed by Donald Trump's acceptance speech on Thursday.

Donald Trump Has Officially Been Nominated As The Republican Candidate For President