Trump officially earns GOP nomination

Posted at 7:12 PM, Jul 19, 2016

During Tuesday's Roll Call at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump earned the vote of the 1,237 delegates he needed to earn the party's nomination. The nomination becomes official when Trump's accepts the nomination Thursday evening. 

Trump's nomination came despite attempts by delegates from several states who led efforts to allow delegates to vote for the candidate of their choice. 

Several of Trump's children were on hand during roll call. 

The respective state and territory delegations were introduced in order, except for Trump's home state of New York, which was taken out of order. 

Trump finished with 1,725 of the total number of delegates, roughly 70 percent of the total number of delegates at the RNC.