(Israel National News) Mitt Romney claimed 105 of 152 delegates in the Texas primary Tuesday to clinch the Republican nomination for president.
Texas awards delegates in proportion to the statewide vote, with .4 percent being the threshold to win a single delegate.
Romney now has 1,191 delegates. 1,144 delegates are required to secure the nomination at the party's national convention, which will be held in August.
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"We did it!" Romney proclaimed in a message to supporters after the votes were tallied. "It's only the beginning."