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    Trump Wins Republican Presidential Nomination With 1,725 Delegate Votes

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    Donald Trump won a total of 1,725 delegate votes winning the Republican nomination for President of the United States, Republican National Convention Chairman and US House Speaker Paul Ryan announced.

    CLEVELAND (Sputnik) — Trump received a total of 1,725 delegate votes, other candidates received only 721 votes on the floor of the convention.

    "Trump, having received the majority [of delegate votes] entitled to be cast, has been selected as our party’s nominee for the President of the United States," Ryan announced on Tuesday evening.

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