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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 02/02/2009
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:  Fairhope
Submission Number:  2009-0167
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Helena
Submission Number:  2009-0151
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-0171
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-0171
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-0194
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-0159
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Limestone, Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-0134
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0145
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2009-0137
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Calera
Submission Number:  2008-1621
Action Date:  01/23/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Reconsideration of objection requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
Submission Number:  2008-5858
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Wickenburg
Submission Number:  2009-0144
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Kingman 2100 Community Facilities District
Submission Number:  2008-5850
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Heritage Hills Fire District
Submission Number:  2008-5787
Action Date:  01/20/2009
Creation of special district
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  La Canada Fire District
Submission Number:  2008-5785
Action Date:  01/20/2009
Creation of special district
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  North Ranch/Linda Vista Fire District
Submission Number:  2008-5786
Action Date:  01/20/2009
Creation of special district
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction:  Yuma
Submission Number:  2009-0163
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Merced City School District
Submission Number:  2009-0133
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Chualar Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-0040
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Hartnell Community College District
Submission Number:  2009-0039
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  San Ardo Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-0041
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0141
Action Date:  01/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5888
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Redistricting procedures
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Banks, Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Lula
Submission Number:  2009-0176
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-0155
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2008-5078
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2008-5361
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2008-5607
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bleckley
Subjurisdiction:  Cochran
Submission Number:  2009-0177
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction:  Brantley County School District
Submission Number:  2009-0139
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta
Submission Number:  2009-0149
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dooly
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0136
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Elbert
Subjurisdiction:  Elbert County School District
Submission Number:  2009-0142
Action Date:  01/23/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Evans
Subjurisdiction:  Hagan
Submission Number:  2009-0178
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Alpharetta
Submission Number:  2009-0182
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gilmer
Subjurisdiction:  Gilmer County School District
Submission Number:  2009-0154
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0173
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Habersham
Subjurisdiction:  Clarkesville
Submission Number:  2009-0156
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
Submission Number:  2008-5877
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
Submission Number:  2009-0161
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Valdosta School District
Submission Number:  2009-0129
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Mcintosh
Subjurisdiction:  Mcintosh County School District
Submission Number:  2009-0138
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Uvalda
Submission Number:  2009-0128
Action Date:  01/23/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0121
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Peach
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0152
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Braswell
Submission Number:  2008-5896
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Stewart
Subjurisdiction:  Lumpkin
Submission Number:  2009-0135
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Sumter
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0143
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Nonpartisan elections (Judgeship)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  La Grange
Submission Number:  2009-0174
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Caddo
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5729
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #3
Submission Number:  2009-0185
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #4
Submission Number:  2009-0187
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Recreation District #7
Submission Number:  2009-0188
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Recreation District #9
Submission Number:  2009-0186
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Waterworks District #2
Submission Number:  2009-0184
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0170
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2008-5848
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Limited redistricting
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  La Salle
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0096
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Youngsville
Submission Number:  2009-0180
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lincoln
Subjurisdiction:  Lincoln Parish Consolidated School District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0172
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Maple Area Residents Security Tax District
Submission Number:  2009-0175
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Charles
Subjurisdiction:  St. Charles Parish Hospital Service District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0165
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. John The Baptist
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0181
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0197
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  D'Iberville
Submission Number:  2009-0158
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Yalobusha
Subjurisdiction:  Water Valley
Submission Number:  2009-0131
Action Date:  01/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2009-0030
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Redistricting plan
Resubmission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2009-0030
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2009-0103
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2009-0103
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Franklin, Wake
Subjurisdiction:  Wake Forest
Submission Number:  2009-0125
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-0195
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2009-0189
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction:  Eden
Submission Number:  2009-0147
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2009-0140
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Conway
Submission Number:  2009-0190
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction:  Orangeburg
Submission Number:  2009-0164
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0101
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Harlingen
Submission Number:  2009-0067
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Chambers
Subjurisdiction:  Barbers Hill Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0157
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Aubrey Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0148
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Falls
Subjurisdiction:  Rosebud
Submission Number:  2009-0179
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fisher
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0169
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction:  Malakoff Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0191
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson, Kaufman
Subjurisdiction:  Seven Points
Submission Number:  2009-0198
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  San Juan
Submission Number:  2009-0132
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
General election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hockley
Subjurisdiction:  Levelland
Submission Number:  2009-0193
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jim Wells
Subjurisdiction:  Alice
Submission Number:  2009-0146
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kenedy
Subjurisdiction:  Kenedy County Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services District
Submission Number:  2009-0183
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kerr
Subjurisdiction:  Kerrville
Submission Number:  2008-5864
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Annexation
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Willis
Submission Number:  2009-0196
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Navarro College District
Submission Number:  2009-0192
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Pecos
Subjurisdiction:  Iraan General Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0130
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2009-0168
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5726
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Voter registration (Procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Laredo
Submission Number:  2009-0153
Action Date:  01/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Arlington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0150
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Voter registration (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Buckingham
Subjurisdiction:  Dillwyn
Submission Number:  2009-0166
Action Date:  01/27/2009
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Pittsylvania
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0160
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

Christopher Coates
Chief, Voting Section

General Information Voting Section
Contact

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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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