Noble Ellington

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Noble Ellington
Noble Ellington.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives District 20
Former member
In office
1988-1995, 2007-2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Prior offices
Louisiana House of Representatives
Noble Ellington (b. May 28, 1942) is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 20th District from 1988-1995 and from 2007 to 2012. Ellington served in the Louisiana State Senate from 1996-2007. Formerly a Democratic member of the House, Noble officially announced his decision to become a Republican on December 17, 2010.[1]

Ellington worked as a farmer from 1983-1986, and was a cotton merchant and owner of Ellington Cotton Company Incorporated.

He is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Chamber of Commerce, Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Louisiana Baptist Children's Home, and the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC).[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Ellington served on the following committees:



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Ellington was eligible for re-election in 2011, but announced on June 20 that he would not seek another term in order to spend more time with his family.[3]


In 2007, Ellington was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Cleve Womack.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 20 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Noble Ellington (D) 6,215
Cleve Womack (D) 5,686

Campaign donors


In 2007, a year in which Ellington was up for election, he collected $117,375 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Senate Democratic Campaign Committee of Louisiana $9,000
Pfizer $3,000
Jones Walker Waechter Poitevent Carrere & Denegre $3,000
Smoke Bend Associates $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 20
Succeeded by
Steven Pylant