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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 02/09/2009
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:  Colbert
Subjurisdiction:  Muscle Shoals
Submission Number:  2009-0242
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2009-0231
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma School District
Submission Number:  2009-0221
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-0159
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-0203
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2009-0137
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Surprise
Submission Number:  2009-0253
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Kingman 2100 Community Facilities District
Submission Number:  2008-5850
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5882
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Ballot format (Candidates)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Campaign financing provisions
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5884
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration
Election administration (Ballots)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5913
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Election administration
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston
Submission Number:  2009-0200
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Merced Union High School District
Submission Number:  2009-0212
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Method of election
Districting plan
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Carmel Valley
Submission Number:  2008-5851
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Form of government (Council-manager)
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Carmel Valley
Submission Number:  2008-5851
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Form of government (Council-manager)
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Plant City
Submission Number:  2009-0207
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Cartersville
Submission Number:  2009-0230
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Austell
Submission Number:  2009-0205
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Redistricting plan
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Peachtree City
Submission Number:  2008-5897
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Peachtree City
Submission Number:  2009-0226
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Barnesville
Submission Number:  2008-5892
Action Date:  02/09/2009
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Mcduffie
Subjurisdiction:  Dearing
Submission Number:  2009-0204
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0020
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0020
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0020
Action Date:  02/09/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0121
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2009-0238
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Stewart
Subjurisdiction:  Lumpkin
Submission Number:  2009-0135
Action Date:  01/22/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Jesup
Submission Number:  2009-0219
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Caddo
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0214
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Compensation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0201
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #3
Submission Number:  2009-0185
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #4
Submission Number:  2009-0187
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Recreation District #7
Submission Number:  2009-0188
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Recreation District #9
Submission Number:  2009-0186
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Waterworks District #2
Submission Number:  2009-0184
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0062
Action Date:  01/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0105
Action Date:  01/26/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Natchitoches
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0240
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ouachita
Subjurisdiction:  Sterlington
Submission Number:  2009-0224
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Cotile School District #22a
Submission Number:  2009-0209
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Lecompte-Lamourie-Woodworth School District #57
Submission Number:  2009-0210
Action Date:  01/28/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Bernard
Subjurisdiction:  St. Bernard Parish School District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0235
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Humphreys
Subjurisdiction:  Belzoni
Submission Number:  2008-5844
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Oxford
Submission Number:  2009-0239
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Voting method
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Meridian
Submission Number:  2009-0255
Action Date:  02/09/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Added)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Leflore
Subjurisdiction:  Itta Bena
Submission Number:  2009-0245
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Stone
Subjurisdiction:  Wiggins
Submission Number:  2009-0234
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction:  Indianola
Submission Number:  2009-0252
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Voting method (Punch card)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2009-0030
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Edgecombe, Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Rocky Mount
Submission Number:  2009-0232
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Franklin, Wake
Subjurisdiction:  Wake Forest
Submission Number:  2009-0125
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction:  Kinston
Submission Number:  2009-0216
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Plurality vote requirement
Nonpartisan elections
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2009-0225
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction:  Pageland
Submission Number:  2009-0211
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville, Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Fountain Inn
Submission Number:  2009-0241
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Conway
Submission Number:  2008-5875
Action Date:  01/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Conway
Submission Number:  2008-5875
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Jasper
Subjurisdiction:  Ridgeland
Submission Number:  2009-0229
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell, Coryell, Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Copperas Cove
Submission Number:  2009-0208
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Harlandale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0249
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Board of trustees)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bosque
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0256
Action Date:  02/09/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  San Benito
Submission Number:  2009-0081
Action Date:  02/09/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Cass, Morris
Subjurisdiction:  Hughes Springs Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0250
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Sachse
Submission Number:  2009-0236
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Bartonville
Submission Number:  2009-0233
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Denton County Fresh Water Supply District #1-H
Submission Number:  2009-0202
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Northlake
Submission Number:  2009-0237
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Edwards
Subjurisdiction:  Rocksprings
Submission Number:  2009-0254
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Flatonia Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0220
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Richmond
Submission Number:  2009-0222
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Sadler
Submission Number:  2009-0247
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gregg
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore Junior College District
Submission Number:  2009-0223
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #304
Submission Number:  2009-0218
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin
Submission Number:  2009-0227
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hutchinson
Subjurisdiction:  Hutchinson County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0243
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hutchinson, Moore
Subjurisdiction:  Fritch
Submission Number:  2009-0244
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Maverick
Subjurisdiction:  Eagle Pass Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0248
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Special election procedures (Board of trustees)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #107
Submission Number:  2009-0217
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Motley
Subjurisdiction:  Motley County Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0246
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nacogdoches
Subjurisdiction:  Woden Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0199
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Kerens Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0228
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Rockwall
Submission Number:  2009-0064
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Rockwall
Submission Number:  2009-0215
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
Submission Number:  2009-0119
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Travis Community Library District
Submission Number:  2009-0213
Action Date:  02/02/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Georgetown
Submission Number:  2009-0094
Action Date:  02/03/2009
Annexation
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Georgetown
Submission Number:  2009-0094
Action Date:  02/05/2009
Annexation
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Alexandria
Submission Number:  2009-0206
Action Date:  01/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Buckingham
Subjurisdiction:  Dillwyn
Submission Number:  2009-0166
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Fairfax
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0251
Action Date:  02/06/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Rockbridge
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0049
Action Date:  02/04/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

Christopher Coates
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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