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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 01/06/2009
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.

If you are currently receiving this notice by postal service delivery and would like to receive it by electronic mail, you may send a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov. Please provide both your current mailing address and the electronic mail address to which you like it sent. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list because you are able to access the list from our web site or for any other reason, please send your current mailing address to section5.notice@usdoj.gov and include the word "remove." You may begin receiving this notice by sending a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov with the electronic mail address to which you like it sent.

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.


Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  01/05/2009
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5858

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Coconino
Action Date:  01/05/2009
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5221
Expedited Consideration Requested

California Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  12/31/2008
Voter registration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5879

California Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  12/31/2008
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5880

California Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  12/31/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5881

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
County:  Hall
Action Date:  12/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5877

South Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Chesterfield
Action Date:  12/31/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5878

Christopher Coates
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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