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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Final 2016 Republican delegate count from the convention: Trump 1725, Jeb Bush 3-NBC News "A remarkable moment in US political history" CNN

7/19/16, "The final Republican delegate count," NBC News

"After all those months of primary contests and fights over individual delegates, here's the final delegate count on the convention floor:

Donald Trump 1725

Ted Cruz 475

John Kasich 120

Marco Rubio 114

Ben Carson 7

Jeb Bush 3

Rand Paul 2"


"The New Yorker's embrace by the Republican National Convention marks a remarkable moment in U.S. political history:" CNN

7/19/16, "It's official: Trump is Republican nominee," CNN, Stephen Collinson and Tal Kopan

"Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman whose outsider campaign has both galvanized millions of voters and divided the Republican Party, is the 2016 GOP presidential nominee.

His son Donald Trump, Jr., cast the votes for the New York delegation that put the billionaire businessman over the top of the 1,237 delegates he needed to clinch the nomination, as any talk of disruptive protest votes or walkouts dissipated.
"It is my honor to be able to throw Donald Trump over the top in the delegate count tonight with 89 delegates," Donald Jr. said, surrounded by three of Trump's other children -- Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany.


"A landmark moment in American political history" Washington Post  

7/19/16, "Republican National Convention: Trump is the nominee, but Clinton is the focus," Washington Post, David A. Fahrenthold, Cleveland

"Donald Trump was formally nominated for the presidency by Republican delegates here on Tuesday night, a landmark moment in American political history that capped the business mogul’s surprising conquest of the GOP."...



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