James M. Dobson
U.S. Senate Candidate Mitt Romney (R) answers questions from media with his wife, Ann Romney, following the debate in the America First Event Center in Cedar City Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

SALT LAKE CITY — Mitt Romney appears to be back in the game.

Early poll numbers from Utah voters showed Romney with a lead over Democratic candidate Jenny Wilson.

Multiple news outlets — the Associated Press, NBC News, CBS News and CNN — all projected Romney as the winner of the U.S Senate race.

Twitter reacted to Romney's apparent return to Washington.

National Republican Senate Committee Chairman Cory Gardner already welcomed Romney.