Representative Merleyn Bell
District 45 -  Democrat

Photo of Representative Merleyn Bell
Capitol Address:
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Room  544
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 557-7386
Legislative Assistant:
Lynae Dowdell
(405) 557-7386
Hometown

Norman

Measures Authored 2022
 
HB3972
HB3973
HB3974
HB3975
HB3976
HB3977
HB3978
HB3979
HB3980
HB3981
HB3982
HB3983
HB3984
HB3985
HB3986
HB3987
HB3988
HB3989
HB3990
HB3991
HB3992

Measures Authored 2021
 
HB2704
HB2705
HB2706
HB2707
HB2708
HB2709
HB2710
HB2711
HB2712
HB2713
HB2714
HB2715
HB2716
HB2717

News Stories: 2021-22
News Story Titles
World Literature Today Celebra...  
Democrats Call for Accountabil...  
Bell Offers Amendment Opposing...  
Olmstead Legislation Passes Ho...  
Bell Named Diabetes Caucus Co-...  
Rep. Bell Addresses Norman Sch...  
Committees

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

District Information

District 45

County(s) Represented in District

Cleveland

Municipality(s) Represented in District

Norman

Zipcode(s) Represented in District

73026, 73069, 73071

Year Elected

Year: 2018

Term Limited

Year: 2030

Biographical Information
PERSONAL:

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.

LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:

House of Representatives, 57th Legislature to present