At the 2nd Congressional District GOP meeting in Muskogee this morning, State Auditor Gary Jones said that Deputy State Auditor Cindy Byrd will be running for his position in 2018.
Here's some information on Byrd, from the State Auditor's website:
Cindy Byrd, CPA is Deputy State Auditor for Local Government Services. Cindy graduated from East Central University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1997, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2003. Cindy has 17 years of local governmental auditing experience which includes county audits, district attorney audits, and emergency medical services district audits.Jones is term limited, and currently exploring his political future.