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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 02/04/2008

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").

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The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0327

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: GENEVA
County: GENEVA
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0322

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: HOOVER
County: JEFFERSON, SHELBY
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0316

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0324

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: BIBB
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0328

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0384

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Procedures)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-3488

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0329

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0329

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0371

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6165

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: APACHE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0321

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5957

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: LOS BANOS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MERCED
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6212

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CONYERS
County: ROCKDALE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0222

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CONYERS
County: ROCKDALE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0348

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DACULA
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6093

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DACULA
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0376

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0317

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0317

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0344

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 01/14/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0172

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: WARNER ROBINS
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0366

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: BACON
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0335

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0355

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0342

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0380

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: JENA
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0319

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/24/2008
Method of election
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0341

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: SUMRALL
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6106

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: SIMPSON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0318

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0365

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0381

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0374

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0379

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CAMPOBELLO
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0373

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0375

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: SIMPSONVILLE
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0377

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: WILLISTON SCHOOL DISTRICT No29
County: BARNWELL
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0345

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0315

SOUTH DAKOTASubjurisdiction:
County: CHARLES MIX
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6012

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ABILENE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON, JONES, TAYLOR
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0382

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BANQUETE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6123

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No28
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0349

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BULLARD
County: CHEROKEE, SMITH
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0343

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COLORADO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0357

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COLORADO COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0358

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COMFORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KENDALL, KERR
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0383

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DALLAS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6073

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DAMON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Implementation schedule
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0378

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0334

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ENNIS
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0323

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FREEPORT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0353

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0340

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GOLD-BURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAY, MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0354

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GORMAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE, EASTLAND
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0372

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GREGG COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0368

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GREGG COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0369

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No18
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0330

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KINGSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KLEBERG
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0331

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KLEIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0314

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LUCAS
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0370

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCLENNAN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0336

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCLENNAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0337

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTAGUE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0350

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NOCONA
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Address change)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0359

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NOCONA GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0361

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NOCONA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0360

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NORTH MONTAGUE COUNTY WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0362

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NUECES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0352

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PRINGLE-MORSE CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HANSFORD, HUTCHINSON, SHERMAN
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0312

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SACHSE
County: COLLIN, DALLAS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0325

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SEGUIN
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0346

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0347

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SMITH COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: SMITH
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6125

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0332

TEXASSubjurisdiction: THREE RIVERS
County: LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0339

TEXASSubjurisdiction: THREE RIVERS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEE, LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0338

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TULOSO-MIDWAY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0364

TEXASSubjurisdiction: UPSHUR COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0363

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WALLER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: WALLER
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6091

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WESLACO
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6026

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WESLACO
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6026

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0356

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0326

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0351

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0367

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HOOD
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0333

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3515

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5032

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction: MANASSAS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Voter registration (Location changed)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0320

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: LANCASTER
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0313

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: BARBOUR
Action Date: 07/28/1978
Method of election
Submission Number: 1978-1447


Christopher Coates
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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