Cruz dominates Wyoming caucus

Texas Senator poised to win big in Wyoming caucus on Saturday.

David Rosenberg ,

Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz

Texas Senator Ted Cruz won Saturday's Wyoming caucus by more than two-to-one with 66.3% to 19.5% for Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

New York real estate mogul Donald Trump is in a distant third with 7.2%, with another 7.0% uncommitted. Ohio Governor John Kasich failed to earn any votes.

Wyoming is one of the few states that uses a multi-stage caucus spread out over a month and a half.

On March 1st, registered Republican voters caucused across the state to choose representatives for the state and county conventions where the state’s 29 Republican National Convention delegates are actually chosen.

On Saturday the second stage of the Wyoming caucus took place, with county representatives chosen during the March 1st caucus gathering at county conventions around the state. Of Wyoming’s 29 national delegates, 12 of them are chosen based upon Saturday’s vote.

Cruz picked up 9 of the 12 delegates up for grabs on Saturday, with Rubio and Trump each taking one, with another unpledged to any candidate.

The remaining 17 will be selected during the state convention on April 14th.