Missouri is about to get a new state auditor, as Democrat Nicole Galloway re-enters private life and Republican Scott Fitzpatrick takes over.
She says the two of them have had some productive meetings as the transition approaches:
“We have visited several times, and, you know, he’s taking this transition really seriously and getting to know the office, the staff, and the way that we do things…so, you know, I think that, as I said, I think he’ll do a great job, and this transition has really been smooth.”
Fitzpatrick is currently Missouri’s treasurer and will switch offices to State Auditor next month.
Galloway was appointed State Auditor in 2015 following the death of Auditor Tom Schweich and was elected to a full 4-year term in 2018.
She chose not to run for a third term.