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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 01/11/2010
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4079
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Summerdale
Submission Number:  2009-3876
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Cleburne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4052
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4072
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Russellville
Submission Number:  2009-4074
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Spruce Pine
Submission Number:  2009-4073
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-4002
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-4060
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Limestone
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0004
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Districting plan
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Owens Cross Roads
Submission Number:  2009-4053
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  St. Clair
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0013
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4067
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0018
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0024
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction:  Eagar
Submission Number:  2009-3772
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Notice of withdrawal

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2009-3934
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Carefree
Submission Number:  2009-4059
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-3912
Action Date:  01/07/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement & Power District
Submission Number:  2009-4078
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Sun City West Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3996
Action Date:  12/28/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Flowing Wells Unified School District #8
Submission Number:  2009-4077
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita Unified School District #30
Submission Number:  2009-4076
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4081
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration
Voting method (By-mail)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4082
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration (Ballots)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4084
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration (Ballots)
Election administration
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4085
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Voter registration
Absentee Voting
Election administration (Recount procedures)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4086
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4087
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration (Ballots)
Election administration
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4089
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration (Ballots)
Election administration
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4091
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4093
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration
Referendum requirement
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4094
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Polling place
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0016
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Ballot format
Election administration (Recount procedures)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4068
Action Date:  12/24/2009
Voter registration
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Carl
Submission Number:  2009-4062
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-4050
Action Date:  12/28/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-4117
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Clayton
Subjurisdiction:  Morrow
Submission Number:  2010-0015
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Fairburn
Submission Number:  2009-4055
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lumpkin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4104
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3829
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City
Submission Number:  2009-4108
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City City Court
Submission Number:  2009-4109
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Lower Cameron Hospital Service District #2
Submission Number:  2009-4075
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Garden District'S Security District
Submission Number:  2009-4066
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Terrace Crime Prevention District
Submission Number:  2009-4065
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Touro Bouligny Security District
Submission Number:  2009-4064
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0003
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3872
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3888
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Election administration (Poll workers)
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Bertie
Subjurisdiction:  Windsor
Submission Number:  2009-4106
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4102
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Hertford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4114
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3850
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Nashville
Submission Number:  2009-3779
Action Date:  01/08/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Goldsboro
Submission Number:  2009-3874
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Goldsboro
Submission Number:  2010-0023
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Anderson, Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Clemson
Submission Number:  2010-0011
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2010-0010
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Greenville
Submission Number:  2010-0017
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Bishopville
Submission Number:  2009-4051
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Charles Mix
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4090
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Boundary changes
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Shannon
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4110
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Todd
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4111
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brazos
Subjurisdiction:  Brazos County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4105
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4101
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4103
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell, Hays
Subjurisdiction:  San Marcos
Submission Number:  2010-0002
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4054
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0012
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3976
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  New Braunfels
Submission Number:  2009-4056
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Comanche
Subjurisdiction:  Comanche County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4095
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Comanche
Subjurisdiction:  Comanche County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4096
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallam
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3839
Action Date:  01/08/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Delta
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3564
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Erath County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4070
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Erath County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4071
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4099
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-3216
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Term of office
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Hilshire Village
Submission Number:  2009-4113
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Term of office
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4107
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Stamford
Submission Number:  2009-4049
Action Date:  12/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock
Submission Number:  2010-0014
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Maverick
Subjurisdiction:  Maverick County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4112
Action Date:  12/28/2009
Primary election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Midland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0007
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mills
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4058
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery
Submission Number:  2010-0008
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4097
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nolan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0005
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Orange County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4083
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Randall
Subjurisdiction:  Randall County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0021
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Randall
Subjurisdiction:  Randall County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-0022
Action Date:  01/05/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Roberts
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3858
Action Date:  01/06/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Roberts
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3858
Action Date:  01/08/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Robertson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0019
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Robertson County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-0020
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4063
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction:  Ballinger
Submission Number:  2009-3497
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction:  Ballinger
Submission Number:  2009-3861
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Sabine
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0006
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Smith County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4061
Action Date:  12/31/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Jonestown
Submission Number:  2009-4057
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  Wharton County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4098
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2010-0009
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Rhome
Submission Number:  2009-4088
Action Date:  12/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bristol
Submission Number:  2009-4100
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
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
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