In what was mere formality, Mitt Romney officially became the Republican presidential nominee during the party’s national convention in Tampa, Florida Tuesday, August 28.
During the roll-call vote, Romney secured 2061 delegates, almost double the required number needed to clinch the nomination. Romney goes up against incumbent President Barack Obama in elections that take place on November 6, just over two months from now. Romney’s running mate Rep. Paul Ryan also received a nomination.
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