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Mitt Romney Will Be Utah's Next US Senator

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Mitt Romney Will Be Utah's Next US Senator
Romney beat Democratic candidate Jenny Wilson to replace Sen. Orrin Hatch who announced his retirement in early 2018.
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Mitt Romney will be Utah's next U.S. Senator.

Romney beat Democratic candidate Jenny Wilson to replace Sen. Orrin Hatch who announced his retirement in early 2018.

The outcome isn't too much of a surprise, Romney was strongly favored in polls since before even announcing his candidacy and on into the weeks leading up to the election.

Romney ran for president in 2008 and 2012. He was the Republican nominee in 2012, when he lost to President Barack Obama. He served as governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007.