Garry Mize announced on Wednesday he is running for Oklahoma House of Representatives District 31.
“I am very excited to make this announcement and hopeful that I will get to help and work with many individuals that I have known for years,” Mize said in a social media post.
Mize, 40, says he comes from a humble background and says it time to give back to his community.
“Because of my humility and being blessed beyond what I deserve I want to serve the community in which I grew up. Please join me in support of my campaign for House District 31.”
Mize, a Republican, is married with two children. He’s a Guthrie High School graduate and studied business administration at Southern Nazarene University.
According to his profile, Mize is a financial advisor and is the Owner/President of Mize and Associates.
Candidates for federal, state and legislative offices can file for offices April 11-13, 2018.
Incumbent Jason Murphey (R) will term out in 2018. A constitutional amendment, approved by voters, implements a 12-year term limit, restricting legislators to a total of 12 years in the Oklahoma Legislature.