With a win in the Texas primary last night, Mitt Romney quietly secured more than enough delegates to capture the Republican Party’s presidential nomination.
In a statement, Romney, who is currently campaigning in Nevada, said he was “honored” to cross the delegate mark.
Romney’s emergence as the GOP official candidate has not been in doubt since challengers Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum dropped out of the race last month. However, party rules demand that the nominee win at least 1,144 delegates for the official vote at the GOP convention in August. Read