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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 01/25/2010
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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0133
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Referendum requirement
Submission received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0134
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0139
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Baldwin County School District
Submission Number:  2010-0140
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0144
Action Date:  01/15/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2010-0055
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2010-0145
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0124
Action Date:  01/15/2010
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0163
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tempe
Submission Number:  2010-0123
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0148
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Floyd
Subjurisdiction:  Rome
Submission Number:  2010-0162
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Warner Robins
Submission Number:  2010-0032
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Valdosta
Submission Number:  2010-0122
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Pierce, Ware
Subjurisdiction:  Waycross
Submission Number:  2010-0128
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Tattnall
Subjurisdiction:  Cobbtown
Submission Number:  2010-0132
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Public Library District
Submission Number:  2010-0156
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2009-3993
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Natchitoches
Subjurisdiction:  Natchitoches
Submission Number:  2009-0035
Action Date:  01/15/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Slidell
Submission Number:  2010-0157
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Halifax
Subjurisdiction:  Scotland Neck
Submission Number:  2010-0049
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Special election procedures (Mayor)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Hertford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4114
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Georgetown
Subjurisdiction:  Georgetown
Submission Number:  2010-0135
Action Date:  01/12/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Hodges
Submission Number:  2009-4012
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Irmo
Submission Number:  2009-2066
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Annexation
Resubmission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Irmo
Submission Number:  2009-3867
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction:  Marion
Submission Number:  2010-0147
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Bexar Metropolitan Water District
Submission Number:  2010-0138
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3975
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3975
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  San Antonio
Submission Number:  2010-0150
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4101
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0044
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0012
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Frisco
Submission Number:  2010-0152
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Plano
Submission Number:  2009-3879
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Comal
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0142
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0149
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Election administration (Recount procedures)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Duval
Subjurisdiction:  Freer Water Control & Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-0126
Action Date:  01/19/2010
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #50
Submission Number:  2010-0137
Action Date:  01/15/2010
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4099
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-4099
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction:  Nixon
Submission Number:  2010-0129
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #501
Submission Number:  2010-0143
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Alton
Submission Number:  2010-0158
Action Date:  01/20/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hill
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0136
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0153
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Jones County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0154
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Jones County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-0155
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lamb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0078
Action Date:  01/13/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Liberty Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-0125
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0160
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-0161
Action Date:  01/14/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Midland
Subjurisdiction:  Midland County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-0130
Action Date:  01/04/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Moore
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0127
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Robertson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-0019
Action Date:  01/12/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0089
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Voter registration
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Registration Drive)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Taylor
Submission Number:  2009-4000
Action Date:  01/22/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0164
Action Date:  01/19/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Roanoke
Submission Number:  2009-4001
Action Date:  01/21/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Williamsburg
Submission Number:  2010-0131
Action Date:  01/15/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
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
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