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

Notice Date: 1/28/2013

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:  2012-5786
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Voting method
Additional information received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5786
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Voting method
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5764
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5764
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Satsuma
Submission Number:  2013-0170
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Anchorage
Submission Number:  2012-5796
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Anchorage
Submission Number:  2013-0145
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Anchorage
Submission Number:  2013-0156
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Cordova
Submission Number:  2013-0133
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0152
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Surprise
Submission Number:  2013-0169
Action Date:  01/22/2013
General election
Primary election
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Navajo
Subjurisdiction:  Winslow
Submission Number:  2013-0172
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  Linda County Water District
Submission Number:  2013-0148
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0184
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Voter registration
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Statham
Submission Number:  2013-0160
Action Date:  01/17/2013
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Statham
Submission Number:  2013-0160
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Bartow County School District
Submission Number:  2013-0173
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Catoosa
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Oglethorpe
Submission Number:  2012-5848
Action Date:  01/17/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0154
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0177
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Irwin
Subjurisdiction:  Ocilla
Submission Number:  2011-2463
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Response to Requested Information

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0149
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Hahira
Submission Number:  2013-0181
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Mitchell
Subjurisdiction:  Sale City
Submission Number:  2013-0161
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Pierce
Subjurisdiction:  Patterson
Submission Number:  2013-0176
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Randolph
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0166
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bienville
Subjurisdiction:  Bienville Parish Law Enforcement District
Submission Number:  2013-0159
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5838
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Charles
Submission Number:  2013-0167
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Grant
Subjurisdiction:  Grant Parish Consolidated School District #33
Submission Number:  2013-0178
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction:  New Sales Tax District #1
Submission Number:  2013-0163
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Lafayette
Submission Number:  2013-0158
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Pineville
Submission Number:  2012-5905
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Rapides Parish School District
Submission Number:  2013-0001
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Washington Parish Sales Tax District #1
Submission Number:  2013-0171
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Response to Requested Information

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Attala
Subjurisdiction:  Kosciusko
Submission Number:  2013-0164
Action Date:  01/16/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  Horn Lake
Submission Number:  2013-0182
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Biloxi
Submission Number:  2013-0165
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  D'Iberville
Submission Number:  2013-0185
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Kemper
Subjurisdiction:  De Kalb
Submission Number:  2012-5815
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Meridian
Submission Number:  2012-5232
Action Date:  01/10/2013
Redistricting plan
Response to Requested Information

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Meridian
Submission Number:  2012-5232
Action Date:  01/10/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Resubmission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Tupelo
Submission Number:  2013-0095
Action Date:  01/25/2013
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Leflore
Subjurisdiction:  Itta Bena
Submission Number:  2013-0183
Action Date:  01/23/2013
Redistricting plan
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0155
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Voting method
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2012-5890
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2013-0157
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Port Royal
Submission Number:  2013-0175
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood County School District #51
Submission Number:  2013-0146
Action Date:  01/11/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood County School District #52
Submission Number:  2013-0147
Action Date:  01/11/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Bell County Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2013-0162
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Blanco
Subjurisdiction:  Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2013-0168
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Brazoria County Municipal Utility District #28
Submission Number:  2013-0174
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Lamar Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5876
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hill, Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Grandview Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-0179
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nueces
Subjurisdiction:  Robstown
Submission Number:  2013-0153
Action Date:  01/18/2013
Implementation schedule
Polling place (Name change)
Voting qualifications/eligibility
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Little Cypress-Mauriceville Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-0150
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Village Of The Hills
Submission Number:  2013-0180
Action Date:  01/24/2013
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0151
Action Date:  01/22/2013
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Joint election procedures
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 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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