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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 01/02/2008

This periodic notice of activity regarding voting changes submitted under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is issued pursuant to the Attorney General's Procedures for the Administration of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (Part 51 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations). The Attorney General has 60 days from the date of receipt to respond to each submission of voting changes. We invite persons interested in pending submissions to submit comments and information, in writing or by telephone, to the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division at the earliest possible date to assure that they may be considered during the 60-day review period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385, or write to: Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, Room 7254 - NWB, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of submission activity can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/sec-5/notices.htm or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Legal Documents, which is listed under Publications & Documents, and then select Notice of Section 5 Submission Activity from the options listed under the Civil Rights Division.

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The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4397

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: LANETT
County: CHAMBERS
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6142

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SARALAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-2176

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6019

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6152

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: MARICOPA
County: PINAL
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6144

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: PIMA COUNTY JOINT TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION DISTRICT No11
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Creation of special district
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6157

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Absentee Voting
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5591

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: DOS PALOS
County: MERCED
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6159

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6149

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PEACHTREE CITY
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6151

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: RINCON
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6163

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6140

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: BOSSIER CITY
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6147

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: BOSSIER CITY CITY COURT
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6148

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 12/17/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6145

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE CITY COURT
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 12/17/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6146

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: BAY ST. LOUIS
County: HANCOCK
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6160

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: BAY ST. LOUIS
County: HANCOCK
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Voter registration (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6160

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: LYON
County: COAHOMA
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6153

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: SUMRALL
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6106

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: WELDON
County: HALIFAX
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5837

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: PASQUOTANK
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6150

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BASTROP
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6156

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BURLESON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: BURLESON
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6158

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COLLIN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Primary election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6154

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARPER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6161

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEWPORT MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2007-5619

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HOPKINS
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6143

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: LAMB
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6162

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: ROBERTSON
Action Date: 12/20/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6141


Christopher Coates
Acting Chief, Voting Section
General Information Voting Section
Contact

Toll-free - (800) 253-3931
Telephone - (202) 307-2767
Fax - (202) 307-3961
Email - voting.section@usdoj.gov
Web - Complaint form
Mailing Contact

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

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