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Notice Date 02/14/11

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 http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/vot/sec_5/notices.php or from the Department of Justice Home Page at http://www.justice.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:  2011-0278
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0279
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Political activity
Election administration
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Blount
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0280
Action Date:  02/02/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Smiths Station
Submission Number:  2011-0329
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2011-0333
Action Date:  01/27/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2011-0290
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Skagway Borough
Submission Number:  2011-0316
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Gila
Subjurisdiction:  Hayden
Submission Number:  2011-0275
Action Date:  02/04/2011
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tonto Hills Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-4554
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Creation of special district
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Voting method (By-mail)
General election (Date set)
Nominating procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tonto Hills Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-4554
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Creation of special district
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Voting method (By-mail)
General election (Date set)
Nominating procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tonto Hills Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-4554
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Creation of special district
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Voting method (By-mail)
General election (Date set)
Nominating procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tonto Hills Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-4554
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Creation of special district
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Voting method (By-mail)
General election (Date set)
Nominating procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0224
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Bullhead City
Submission Number:  2011-0315
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0313
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Kennesaw
Submission Number:  2011-0215
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Coffee
Subjurisdiction:  Broxton
Submission Number:  2011-0132
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Clarkston
Submission Number:  2010-4567
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Powers and duties
Election administration (Charter amendment)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett, Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Buford
Submission Number:  2011-0300
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0293
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Muscogee
Subjurisdiction:  Muscogee County School District
Submission Number:  2011-0277
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Political activity
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Submission Number:  2011-0320
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Monroe
Submission Number:  2011-0312
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Allen
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0289
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Beauregard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0328
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bienville
Subjurisdiction:  Wards Four & Five Fire Protection District
Submission Number:  2011-0299
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier, Caddo
Subjurisdiction:  Shreveport
Submission Number:  2011-0284
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. James
Subjurisdiction:  St. James Parish School District #1
Submission Number:  2011-0327
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Roxie
Submission Number:  2011-0296
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-0283
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2011-0051
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2011-0322
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Simpson
Submission Number:  2011-0124
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Simpson
Submission Number:  2011-0124
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Winterville
Submission Number:  2011-0288
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2011-0079
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2011-0079
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence County School District #1
Submission Number:  2011-0253
Action Date:  02/04/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2011-0310
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bailey, Lamb
Subjurisdiction:  Muleshoe Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0260
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Schertz
Submission Number:  2011-0319
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  New Boston
Submission Number:  2011-0291
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction:  Burleson County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2011-0305
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Point Comfort
Submission Number:  2011-0269
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Colorado
Subjurisdiction:  Columbus
Submission Number:  2011-0311
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cooke
Subjurisdiction:  Gainesville
Submission Number:  2011-0330
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fannin
Subjurisdiction:  Savoy Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0303
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District #15
Submission Number:  2011-0041
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #129
Submission Number:  2011-0042
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Rosenberg
Submission Number:  2011-0295
Action Date:  02/04/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Hitchcock
Submission Number:  2011-0324
Action Date:  02/02/2011
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Hitchcock Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0323
Action Date:  02/02/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  La Marque
Submission Number:  2011-0294
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Voting method
Special election procedures (Recall)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gregg
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore Junior College District
Submission Number:  2011-0217
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gregg
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore Junior College District
Submission Number:  2011-0217
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Cibolo
Submission Number:  2011-0301
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin
Submission Number:  2011-0286
Action Date:  02/04/2011
Annexation
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction:  Payne Springs
Submission Number:  2011-0282
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  La Joya
Submission Number:  2011-0276
Action Date:  02/02/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mercedes
Submission Number:  2011-0332
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hopkins
Subjurisdiction:  Sulphur Springs
Submission Number:  2011-0321
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0297
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Number of officials
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0314
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kent
Subjurisdiction:  Jayton-Girard Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0281
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction:  Rockdale
Submission Number:  2011-0306
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Southern Montgomery County Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2011-0298
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Blooming Grove
Submission Number:  2011-0334
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Bridge City
Submission Number:  2011-0307
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Reeves
Subjurisdiction:  Balmorhea
Submission Number:  2011-0308
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2011-0210
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2011-0233
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2011-0263
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2011-0292
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Rockwall
Submission Number:  2011-0285
Action Date:  02/03/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Saba
Subjurisdiction:  San Saba Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-0326
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Shackelford
Subjurisdiction:  Shackelford County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2011-0325
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Stonewall
Subjurisdiction:  Stonewall County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2011-0155
Action Date:  02/09/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Westworth Village
Submission Number:  2011-0331
Action Date:  02/11/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Titus
Subjurisdiction:  Mount Pleasant
Submission Number:  2011-0304
Action Date:  02/08/2011
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Upton
Subjurisdiction:  Upton County Water District
Submission Number:  2011-0317
Action Date:  02/10/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Laredo
Submission Number:  2011-0318
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Municipal Utility District #19
Submission Number:  2011-0287
Action Date:  02/04/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Young
Subjurisdiction:  Young County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2011-0302
Action Date:  02/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
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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