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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED

Notice Date: 1/2/2013

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 is a list of submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding pending submissions, and withdrawals of submitted voting changes received by the Attorney General with the date of receipt of each. The submissions are grouped by state with statewide submissions listed first, followed by submissions made by counties, and then submissions by sub-county jurisdictions. The list also identifies objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions, with their respective dates.

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5755
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Special election procedures (Primary)
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5757
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Special election procedures (Primary)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5877
Action Date:  12/21/2012
Election administration (Campaign procedures)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5899
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction:  Winfield
Submission Number:  2012-5900
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2012-5692
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Tallapoosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5883
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2012-5635
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Chino Valley
Submission Number:  2012-5909
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  Wheatland
Submission Number:  2012-5875
Action Date:  12/21/2012
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Banks, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Maysville
Submission Number:  2012-5904
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Berrien
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5907
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2012-5882
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Paulding
Subjurisdiction:  Dallas
Submission Number:  2012-5888
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Beauregard
Subjurisdiction:  Beauregard Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5879
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Sulphur
Submission Number:  2012-5885
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson Davis
Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson Davis Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5880
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Pineville
Submission Number:  2012-5905
Action Date:  12/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Helena
Subjurisdiction:  St. Helena Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5830
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vernon
Subjurisdiction:  Leesville
Submission Number:  2012-5897
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Winn
Subjurisdiction:  Winn Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5878
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Laurel
Submission Number:  2012-5903
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Polling place (Address change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Kemper
Subjurisdiction:  De Kalb
Submission Number:  2012-5815
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction:  Picayune
Submission Number:  2012-5881
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Tate
Subjurisdiction:  Coldwater
Submission Number:  2012-5908
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Redistricting plan
General election
Primary election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2012-5893
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2012-5901
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2012-5890
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Anderson
Submission Number:  2012-5906
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dillon
Subjurisdiction:  Dillon
Submission Number:  2012-5892
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5896
Action Date:  12/20/2012
Voter registration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority
Submission Number:  2012-5894
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Term of office
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Richwood
Submission Number:  2012-5658
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Annexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Los Fresnos
Submission Number:  2012-5886
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Lamar Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5876
Action Date:  12/21/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Buda
Submission Number:  2012-5889
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mercedes
Submission Number:  2012-5902
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Port Of Beaumont Navigation District
Submission Number:  2012-5860
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  King
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5887
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Willis
Submission Number:  2012-5891
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Potter, Randall
Subjurisdiction:  Amarillo
Submission Number:  2012-5884
Action Date:  12/26/2012
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Scurry
Subjurisdiction:  Snyder Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5898
Action Date:  12/28/2012
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Starr
Subjurisdiction:  Roma Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5895
Action Date:  12/27/2012
Term of office
General election (Date change)
Submission received

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
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

By letter to the addresses below:

Mailing Contact
United States Postal Service mail (including certified mail and express mail) should be addressed to:

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

Deliveries by overnight express service (such as Airborne, DHL, Federal Express or UPS) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
1800 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Redistricting Census Information
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