Hillary Clinton becomes first female nominee of Democrats

Hillary Clinton becomes first female nominee of Democrats

Democrats in the United States of America have officially nominated Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday night, making history as the first woman ever to secure the backing of a major American political party.

Hillary Clinton becomes first female nominee of Democrats

After nine years of making her bid to become president of one of the most powerful countries of the world, Mrs. Clinton can finally start marching towards Washington against Republican rival Donald Trump.

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The crowd at the Philadelphia convention erupted in cheers when South Dakota’s delegates cast their votes, putting Mrs. Clinton over the threshold for the nomination.

The voting ended with a symbolic flourish, with the delegation from Mr. Sanders’s home state of Vermont moving to make the Clinton nomination unanimous by acclamation.

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