"Laura Bellis has earned my endorsement through years of volunteering at District 4 town halls, emailing me every month, showing up and speaking at numerous city council meetings, developing relationships with my colleagues on council, teaching in public schools, working to protect our children and families, voting at every opportunity, listening to my feedback, and engaging in meaningful and compassionate conversations about tough issues. She has the moxie and management skills to win in District 4, and she’s already out there on the doors enjoying meeting all of you. I will be contributing to her campaign, and I hope you will do the same with your dollars or volunteer time."
— Councilor Kara Joy McKee, Tulsa City Council, District 4
"Having lived in District 4 for 18 years and serving in the Oklahoma Legislature for the last six years, I understand what it takes to truly represent all the people in our community - Laura Bellis has what it takes to lead us into the future on the Tulsa CIty Council. At a time where expediency and self-interest is dominating our politics, she is someone willing to do what’s right even if it’s unpopular. I’ve known her to be a loyal friend, a hard-worker and a thoughtful leader - it is for these reasons and so many more that I fully support and endorse her candidacy for the City Council."
"El vivir en el Distrito 4 por 18 años y el servir en la Legislatura de Oklahoma por los últimos seis años, me ayuda a entender lo que toma para representar a todas las personas en nuestra comunidad -Laura Bellis tiene lo que se necesita para llevarnos al futuro en el Consejo de la Ciudad de Tulsa. En tiempos donde la conveniencia y el interés propio dominan nuestra política, ella es alguien dispuesta a hacer lo correcto aunque no sea lo popular. Sé que ella es una amiga leal, alguien que trabaja duro y una líder cortés - es por esto y muchas otras razones que yo la apoyo completamente y respaldo su candidatura para el Consejo de la Ciudad."
— Rep. Monroe Nichols, Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 72
"I strongly believe that Laura Bellis is the most highly qualified candidate for the councilor of district 4 of the City of Tulsa. Laura is an exemplary citizen who has always been involved in improving the quality of life in our city and has extensive knowledge of the issues and concerns that we, as Tulsa residents, face on a daily basis. In addition to always raising her voice and including all people in the challenges that we face as a City, Laura has always shown impeccable integrity and is open to dialogue. I have the certainty and I fully trust that Laura is the right person to guide the City of Tulsa towards a future of prosperity and success where everyone is heard and taken into account. I offer my full support to Laura Bellis for the City of Tulsa City Council District 4."
"Para las elecciones del Concejo del Distrito 4 de la Ciudad de Tulsa, creo firmemente que Laura Bellis es la candidata con las mejores calificaciones para la posición. Laura es una ciudadana ejemplar quien siempre ha estado involucrada en mejorar la calidad de vida de nuestra ciudad y tiene amplio conocimiento de los problemas y preocupaciones que nosotros como habitantes de Tulsa, enfrentamos diariamente. Además de siempre alzar su voz e incluir a todas las personas en los retos que como Ciudad enfrentamos, Laura siempre ha mostrado una integridad impecable y abierta al diálogo. Yo tengo la certeza y confío plenamente que Laura es la persona indicada para guiar a la Ciudad de Tulsa hacia un futuro de prosperidad y éxito donde todos sean escuchados y tomados en cuenta. Ofrezco mi apoyo total para Laura Bellis para Concejal del Distrito 4 de la Ciudad de Tulsa."
— Judith Barba Perez, Tulsa School Board of Education, District 2 Representative
"I would like to encourage all my District 4 neighbors to vote for Laura Bellis for City Councilor. I have worked with Laura during her service on the Human Rights Commission and affirm she is a proven leader, organizer, and champion for a healthy and safe city. I applaud her positive attitude, ability to work with others, communicate effectively, listen to others and accept all that is a part of her district and all of Tulsa. Knowing these things – Laura will work to be an effective leader for the continued improvement of our city, and to pick up where Kara Joy McKee left off. I support Laura Bellis for City Councilor District 4."
— Robert Anquoe, Past Chairman, Greater Tulsa Indian Affairs Commission
“Laura Bellis is a talented, dedicated and thoughtful public servant. She’s put in the work. Time after time Laura has sacrificed self-comfort to speak and serve on behalf of her fellow Tulsans. What I admire most is her willingness to fight for a Tulsa where everyone has a real opportunity to thrive. Laura won’t be silent or slow to address issues that create a more equitable city, no matter the political cost. With her experience as a mom, educator, and non-profit leader, I have no doubt she will make a tremendous City Councilor and leader for District 4 and the City of Tulsa.”
— Greg Robinson, Community Leader and 2020 Candidate for Tulsa Mayor
"I urge the voters of Tulsa's 4th district to vote for Laura Bellis for City Council. I have worked with Laura for many years as she tirelessly addressed our communities economic, health, social justice and public safety challenges. She is exceptionally qualified and experienced to represent the 4th district and all of Tulsa."
— Drew Diamond, former Chief of the Tulsa Police Department
“I am proud to endorse Laura Bellis for the Tulsa City Council. Laura is uniquely qualified as a community organizer, non-profit leader, and educator to represent all Tulsans. Her experience working with Tulsa families has shown her the the diverse needs that families need in our community. Most importantly, she has spent the last six years working with the city council and can hit the ground running, once elected. Laura’s experience makes her the best candidate to represent Tulsa Council District 4.”
— John Croisant, Tulsa School Board of Education, Vice President and District 5 Representative
"When I saw [Laura] was running for District 4 City Council, I knew immediately that she had my support. Our city deserves more leaders who operate from a place of service and compassion, and Bellis is that leader. I am excited to cast my vote for her for City Council on Aug. 23, and encourage my fellow District 4 residents to do the same."
– Fletcher Stewart, Tulsa World, Letter to the Editor
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