“We need to talk about what we want our U.S. senator to be rather than talk about who it should be,” Dougall says. “And as an auditor, I know that single-source bidding is no way to do business.”…

But if he pulls the trigger, the 51-year-old Dougall will position himself as a strong conservative supportive of President Donald Trump’s agenda.

“One of the things I hear on the Lincoln Day circuit is, it doesn’t look like Mr. Romney likes the president very much,” Dougall says. “And as I travel the state, most are supportive of the president’s agenda.”