(Cleveland, OH)--Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s nominee for president Monday night, and several Whitewater Valley representatives were there to witness it. That includes Richmond Common Council member Misty Hollis. "You have to take into account that that place is on fire. They're excited ," Hollis said. Congressman Warren Davidson representing Preble County was also on hand. "I spent a lot of time talking about anybody but Clinton. The reality is we're going to be playing a little different hand than we thought we'd be playing," Davidson said. Indiana Governor, and now vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, will speak Wednesday night.