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

Notice Date: 01/07/2008

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: 01/03/2008
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4397

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: GUNTERSVILLE
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0021

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: PINSON
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5688

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: ESCAMBIA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0009

ALASKASubjurisdiction: HOONAH
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6193

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5720

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: FOUNTAIN HILLS
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0012

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6165

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0025

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: QUEEN CREEK
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0029

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: TEMPE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Polling place (Address change)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0019

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6178

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YUMA
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5752

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Campaign financing provisions
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-5905

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: NAPLES
County: COLLIER
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6184

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: PLANT CITY
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6169

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: ACWORTH
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0028

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: ANDERSONVILLE
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6194

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6187

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6203

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5763

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0002

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: HARLEM
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0016

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KENNESAW
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0018

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5829

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5939

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6171

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6196

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0008

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: SPRINGFIELD
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6173

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: SUWANEE
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6179

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0022

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6192

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No7
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6051

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No5
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6200

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH WATERWORKS DISTRICT No10
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6198

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CHURCH POINT
Parish: ACADIA
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6174

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: HACKBERRY RECREATION DISTRICT
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6197

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LOWER CAMERON AMBULANCE SERVICE DISTRICT
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6199

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No3
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6170

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: ASHLAND
County: BENTON
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6182

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: BOYLE
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6185

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MAYERSVILLE
County: ISSAQUENA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0015

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: OAKLAND
County: YALOBUSHA
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0027

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: SLEDGE
County: QUITMAN
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0024

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: COAHOMA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Special election procedures (Sheriff)
Runoff election
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5900

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6190

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ELIZABETH CITY
County: CAMDEN, PASQUOTANK
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0033

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
County: ROBESON
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0032

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: LEE
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0011

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0020

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5628

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0007

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HARTSVILLE
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6191

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
County: JASPER
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0026

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: SOCIETY HILL
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6168

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: KERSHAW
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6183

TEXASSubjurisdiction: AMARILLO
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6181

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BENAVIDES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DUVAL
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6204

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CENTERVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRINITY
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6186

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CHIMNEY HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6175

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CHIMNEY HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6176

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DENTON
County: DENTON
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0004

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6180

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FAYETTEVILLE
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6201

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Joint election procedures
Primary election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0013

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Joint election procedures
Primary election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0014

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No191
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0003

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HOLLIDAY
County: ARCHER
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0005

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HORIZON CITY
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6195

TEXASSubjurisdiction: IRA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6164

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5804

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0031

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0017

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MIDLOTHIAN
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6167

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6202

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 01/01/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0001

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ORANGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0023

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PITTSBURG
County: CAMP
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0010

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6189

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WATER VALLEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COKE, TOM GREEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6188

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6166

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6177

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: ROCKWALL
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0006

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: SABINE
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5802

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TAYLOR
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6172


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

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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