Do taxpayers want their state auditor to be removed from office by millionaires whose improper use of tax dollars she exposed?
Do taxpayers want to replace their state auditor with someone who defends millionaires who improperly used tax dollars intended for children?
Do taxpayers want to replace their state auditor with someone who oversaw hundreds of thousands of tax dollars stolen from children?
Do taxpayers want their state auditor removed by lawyers who force taxpayers to pay for frivolous political lawsuits?
The Smear Campaign by Audited Millionaires
Cindy Byrd's office audited Epic Charter Schools upon order of the governor.
The audit revealed that the public schools' founders made $68 million as personal profit... in just six years... from taxpayer money.
At least one of the founders and their supporters now are funding a smear campaign against Cindy Byrd.
The Opponent Who Oversaw and Defends the Misuse of Tax Dollars
In his first introduction to voters, in a press release to the media,
... Cindy Byrd's opponent criticized her for being "so focused on" the misuse of millions of tax dollars by Epic Public Schools' founders.
Cindy Byrd's opponent oversaw Tulsa Public Schools' equipment and supplies for 23 years.
In just six years, $300,000 of it was stolen. That would equate to more than $1 million in 23 years.
In response, he told the citizens who paid for it, "I couldn't tell you how it happens."
In his first press release to the media, Cindy Byrd's opponent criticized her for not doubling taxpayers' costs by auditing the state Department of Tourism's contract with Swadley's while the Legislature had been auditing it for eight months.
The Political Lawsuits Funded by Taxpayers
Cindy Byrd is being targeted with frivolous lawsuits just months before Election Day, and the lawyers who filed them are forcing the taxpayers to pay to defend against them.
A lawsuit falsely claims that the state auditor incorrectly withheld some records from a lawyer.
The lawyer filed the lawsuit nearly a year after the state auditor provided numerous documents to him.
Voters should wonder if the founders of Epic Public Schools paid the lawyer's law firm.
A pre-lawsuit falsely claims that the state auditor made an incorrect claim about a lawyer.
The lawyer is backed by a former government employee who provided incorrect budget numbers that led to false statements that embarrassed a conservative Republican governor.
Cindy Byrd's opponent is running against her on behalf of the people whose misdeeds she exposed.
Their smear campaign is revenge because she revealed their improper use of tax dollars to the taxpayers.