Cruz sweeps Wyoming GOP convention

Republican presidential candidate Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzDebbie Wasserman Schultz marks 10 years as breast cancer survivor Foreign agent registration is no magical shield against Russian propaganda Let Trump be Trump and he'll sail through 2020 MORE swept Wyoming’s remaining 14 delegates at Saturday's state convention.

The Texas senator now holds a total of 23 of Wyoming's 26 delegates after the county conventions last month, which awarded just one delegate to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE and one to Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet Dem lawmaker gives McConnell's tax reform op-ed a failing grade MORE. The remaining delegate has not pledged support for any candidate.

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The strong showing comes just a week after Cruz cleaned up at Colorado’s state convention, ultimately claiming all 34 of the state’s delegates.

"We had a tremendous show of grassroots support that resulted in a critical victory at today’s Wyoming Republican Convention. The victory continues a momentum shift that started in Utah and carried through Wisconsin, North Dakota and Colorado. Grassroots are rising up," Cruz said in a statement after his win was announced.

Cruz gave a speech at the Wyoming convention on Saturday that sought to paint himself as the only alternative to Trump and the best chance to defeat Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE in a general election.

Twelve of the winning delegates at the convention were from Cruz's official slate. 

Trump on Saturday was focusing his efforts on his home state of New York, which he is expected to win by a large margin. Trump supporter Sarah Palin was scheduled to speak in Wyoming on his behalf but canceled just a few days before the convention.