A Ted Cruz rally broke out at the Wyoming Republican Convention today.
Cruz then grabbed 14 of 14 Republican National Delegates at the voter-less contest.
Ted Cruz rally breaks out at the Wyoming GOP convention pic.twitter.com/Wudnj4GJQO
— Dan Berman (@DHBerman) April 16, 2016
The Tump team had 6 candidate but they were all voted down at the convention.
— Betsy Klein (@betsy_klein) April 16, 2016
It’s a Ted Cruz sweep in Wyoming.
Cruz won 14 of 14 Republican National Convention delegates up for grabs at the Wyoming state convention here Saturday.
The crowd here was clearly in Cruz’s corner, as the Texas senator was the only candidate to make the trip to Casper — ahead of a major snowstorm — and Sarah Palin, scheduled to speak for Trump, previously canceled.
“If you don’t want to see Donald Trump as the nominee, if you don’t want to hand the general (election) to Hillary Clinton, which is what a Trump nomination does, then I ask you to please support the men and women on this slate,” Cruz said, holding up a piece of paper of 14 recommended delegates.
Twelve members of that slate won. They are bound to the senator on the first ballot and have also made a non-binding pledge to stick with him as long as things go in Cleveland.
For Cruz, Saturday is another victory that demonstrates how his campaign has organized party insiders and activists to make it difficult for Trump to capture the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination.