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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 01/31/2011
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:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2011-0157
Action Date:  01/18/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Runoff election
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Limestone, Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Madison
Submission Number:  2011-0148
Action Date:  01/20/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Gila
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0151
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Redistricting procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2010-4473
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
General election
Primary election
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2010-4473
Action Date:  01/27/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
General election
Primary election
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Chino Valley
Submission Number:  2011-0078
Action Date:  01/26/2011
General election
Primary election
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0168
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Polling place (Name change)
Election administration
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Clarkston
Submission Number:  2010-4567
Action Date:  01/20/2011
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Powers and duties
Election administration (Charter amendment)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Clarkston
Submission Number:  2010-4567
Action Date:  01/26/2011
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Powers and duties
Election administration (Charter amendment)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Effingham
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0165
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Floyd
Subjurisdiction:  Rome
Submission Number:  2011-0144
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Perry
Submission Number:  2011-0147
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Miller
Subjurisdiction:  Colquitt
Submission Number:  2011-0150
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Mitchell
Subjurisdiction:  Mitchell
Submission Number:  2011-0152
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Rabun
Subjurisdiction:  Mountain City
Submission Number:  2010-4562
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Rabun
Subjurisdiction:  Mountain City
Submission Number:  2011-0156
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Term of office
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Stewart
Subjurisdiction:  Lumpkin
Submission Number:  2011-0173
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Upson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0162
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Helena
Subjurisdiction:  St. Helena Parish Sixth Ward Fire Protection District
Submission Number:  2011-0177
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Creation of special district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  Washington
Submission Number:  2011-0171
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Form of government (Mayor-council)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Tangipahoa Parishwide School District
Submission Number:  2011-0122
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0163
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0169
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0170
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds, Madison, Rankin
Subjurisdiction:  Jackson
Submission Number:  2010-4360
Action Date:  01/14/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Resubmission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Panola
Subjurisdiction:  Sardis
Submission Number:  2011-0174
Action Date:  01/20/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Prentiss
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4411
Action Date:  01/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Rankin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0143
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0158
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Political activity
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0159
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Political activity
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2011-0145
Action Date:  01/18/2011
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Darlington
Subjurisdiction:  Lamar
Submission Number:  2011-0146
Action Date:  01/11/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Edgefield
Subjurisdiction:  Edgefield County School District
Submission Number:  2011-0141
Action Date:  01/18/2011
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Aransas
Subjurisdiction:  Rockport
Submission Number:  2010-4452
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Aransas
Subjurisdiction:  Rockport
Submission Number:  2010-4452
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Aransas
Subjurisdiction:  Rockport
Submission Number:  2010-4452
Action Date:  01/26/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Schertz
Submission Number:  2011-0069
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brewster
Subjurisdiction:  Alpine
Submission Number:  2011-0149
Action Date:  01/20/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Shoreacres
Submission Number:  2011-0166
Action Date:  01/18/2011
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cottle, Hardeman
Subjurisdiction:  Quanah Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0142
Action Date:  01/20/2011
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Mesquite
Submission Number:  2010-4445
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction:  Lamesa
Submission Number:  2010-4558
Action Date:  01/26/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fannin
Subjurisdiction:  Savoy
Submission Number:  2011-0176
Action Date:  01/26/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  First Colony Municipal Utility District #9
Submission Number:  2011-0054
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Denison
Submission Number:  2010-4513
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Annexation
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0167
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Godley
Submission Number:  2011-0052
Action Date:  01/27/2011
Voter registration (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2010-4110
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Nolan
Subjurisdiction:  Nolan County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2011-0153
Action Date:  01/18/2011
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Orange
Submission Number:  2011-0172
Action Date:  01/24/2011
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Term of office (Three years)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Stonewall
Subjurisdiction:  Stonewall County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2011-0155
Action Date:  01/19/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Travis Community Library District
Submission Number:  2011-0175
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Pflugerville
Submission Number:  2011-0164
Action Date:  01/21/2011
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeport
Submission Number:  2011-0178
Action Date:  01/25/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
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
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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