It’s official! Donald Trump and Mike Pence on Republican ticket

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CLEVELAND – Donald Trump has officially been nominated as the country's Republican presidential candidate.

House Speaker Paul Ryan at the Republican National Convention Tuesday formally declared Trump the winner of the nomination.

Ryan says Trump received 1,725 delegates in the state-by-state roll call. Ryan says Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the runner-up with 475 delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich came in third with 129 votes, followed by 113 for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Fifth-place went to physician Ben Carson with seven delegates, followed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with three delegates and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul with two delegates.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence was then officially nominated as vice president.

The Indiana governor was declared the nominee by acclimation — meaning no formal roll call vote was needed. That ruling came from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he presided over the party's convention.

McConnell said Pence had the "overwhelming support of this convention" to be the next vice president.

Later in the night, Trump said in a video played at the RNC that he's proud to be the Republican presidential nominee.

Trump said that he's honored to have Pence as his running mate and that the Indiana governor will make a "great, great vice president."

Trump says he'll appear with Pence in Cleveland on both Wednesday and Thursday. He says they'll win Ohio and the presidency.

Trump is promising to bring "real change and leadership" to Washington.

On Day 2 of the Republican National Convention, the official theme for the day was “Make America Work Again.” Many of the speeches and events focued on that topic.


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The crowd and delegates have been asked to take their seats

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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus brings convention to order

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Cleveland Police presents colors

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House Speaker Paul Ryan reads statement of requirement for nominations 

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Nomination read for Donald Trump as Republican candidate for president of the United States

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Trump’s nomination seconded

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Speaker Paul Ryan explains Roll Call of the States

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Roll Call of the States commences

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Gov. John Kasich gets all of Ohio’s 66 votes during roll call

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Donald Trump has been nominated officially as Republican presidential candidate

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Donald Trump Jr. read final count: I have the incredible honor of not only being part of the ride…this isn’t a campaign anymore, it’s a movement…It’s my honor to be able to throw Donald Trump over the top tonight with 89 votes…Congratulations dad, we love you!’

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Gov. Mike Pence has been officially nominated as GOP vice presidential candidate