Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primary in Illinois, and in so doing, secured exactly enough delegates to win the GOP nomination for 2020.
AP was first to report the news on Tuesday night, around 8:30pm Eastern time.
BREAKING: With his projected win in Illinois, President Trump will reach the delegate threshold and is now the presumptive Republican nominee, ABC News projects. https://t.co/gLsMga9Z8Z pic.twitter.com/og3eUhN0Ap
— ABC News (@ABC) March 18, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Illinois, securing enough delegates to win GOP nomination.
— Jill Colvin (@colvinj) March 18, 2020
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 18, 2020
BREAKING: Donald Trump has now earned enough delegates to secure the 2020 Republican presidential nomination. https://t.co/05vDysPcTC
— NPR (@NPR) March 18, 2020
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 18, 2020