The Ellis Memos

Revealing Delay's redistricting role

Among the exhibits to the congressional redistricting federal trial is a selection of memoranda, from Jim Ellis to U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Sugar Land. They were submitted a trial exhibit by the Democratic plaintiffs, as explained in the document. Ellis is the executive director of the Americans for a Republican Majority political action committee (ARMPAC), and served as DeLay's legislative liaison on the congressional redistricting project. The memos were some of his reports to DeLay; more are said to exist, but they have not yet been made available in discovery to the court. Click here to view the Ellis memos in PDF format.

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