House of Representatives

Representative Merleyn Bell
District 45 -  Democrat


A&B Finance - Revenue and Taxation
A&B Natural Resources and Regulatory Services
Elections and Ethics
Energy and Natural Resources
State and Federal Redistricting
State and Federal Redistricting South Central Oklahoma Subcommittee



District Map

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Interactive District Map

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County(s) Represented in District


Municipality(s) Represented in District


Zipcode(s) Represented in District

73026, 73069, 73071

Year Elected

Year: 2018

Term Limited

Year: 2030

Biographical Information

Merleyn Bell is a fifth-generation Oklahoman and an art director with over 15 years of experience in publication design. In November 2018, she was elected to represent House District 45 in east Norman, becoming the first woman of color to ever represent her hometown. During her first year in the state House she proposed legislation to reform our criminal justice system and improve Oklahoma's infrastructure.


House of Representatives, 57th Legislature to present