CLEVELAND (OHIO): Republican Party finally nominates Donald Trump for US president. His eldest child, Donald Trump Jr, announced the support of New York, their home state.
Trump won with 1,725 delegates, followed by US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas with 475 delegates, Ohio governor John Kasich with 120 and US senator Marco Rubio of Florida with 114. Three other candidates emerged with a total of 12 delegates.
After the presidential vote, the convention by voice vote nominated Indiana governor Mike Pence, 57, Trump’s choice for his vice presidential running mate