Updated 08/28/2012 06:48 PM
Republicans Nominate Mitt Romney For President
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Republicans officially gave Mitt Romney the 1,144 votes he needs to be the party's nominee for president Tuesday afternoon.
The state roll call was held at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
New York State Republican Party Chairman Edward Cox announces that the 95 New York delegates cast their votes for Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee.
The states voted in alphabetical order.
New Jersey's delegates put Romney over the top.
Paul Ryan also received the votes he needs to be the vice presidential nominee.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus started off the first full day Tuesday afternoon after a quick session yesterday because of Hurricane Isaac.
The day began with the presentation of the colors, followed by the pledge of allegiance and the national anthem.
The invocation was given by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik of Manhattan's Yeshiva University.
Tuesday's speakers include former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Ann Romney and the keynote address from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
NY1 will broadcast Mrs. Romney and Gov. Christie's speeches live in the 10 p.m. hour Tuesday.