President Donald Trump has been named the Republican Party presidential nominee for the upcoming election.
During the Republican National Convention, delegates gathered at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina to decide the GOP’s nominee. Trump exceeded the 1,276 delegates votes required to be named the official nominee.
In total, 336 delegates participated in the roll-call vote.
Following Trump’s nomination, the convention will host four days of speakers. The Trump campaign released the names of more than 70 individuals who will be presenting this week.
Now that Trump has officially clinched the nomination, he will be beginning his campaign against Democratic opponent Joe Biden. Currently, Trump is polling behind the former Vice President. According to FiveThirtyEight, Biden is polling at a 50 percent approval rating while Trump has a 39 percent approval rating.
Biden was nominated to be the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate on Aug. 18. He selected Sen. Kamala Harris to serve as his vice president.
As of Monday, Aug. 24, there are 70 days remaining until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3.