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

Notice Date: 03/04/2008

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").

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 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: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0327

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0950

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: MADISON
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0884

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0939

ALASKASubjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 02/22/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0913

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: SURPRISE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0246

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: HANFORD
County: KINGS
Action Date: 02/07/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0881

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: BALL GROUND
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-5269

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: LAWRENCEVILLE
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0951

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MONROE
County: WALTON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0935

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MORROW
County: CLAYTON
Action Date: 03/04/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0126

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PENDERGRASS
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0882

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0952

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: GLYNN
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Boundary changes
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0943

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5593

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ACADIA PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No7
Parish: ACADIA
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0920

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ALLEN PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ALLEN
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0905

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: EAST-CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH FIRE DISTRICT No1
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0912

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: NORTH WEBSTER PARISH INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0911

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: YOUNGSVILLE
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0944

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: DUNCAN
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0955

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0891

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: NESHOBA
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0910

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0933

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/04/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0933

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
County: UNION
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0904

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: BERTIE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0893

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: GASTON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0942

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: SCOTLAND
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0892

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0945

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ALLENDALE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0936

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: AWENDAW
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0941

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: EASLEY
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0938

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MANNING
County: CLARENDON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0940

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: NEWBERRY
Action Date: 03/04/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0937

TEXASSubjurisdiction: AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0899

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BEE CAVE
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0917

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BIG SANDY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPSHUR, WOOD
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0888

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BLUE RIDGE
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0903

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BOERNE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR, COMAL, KENDALL
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0901

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BRAZORIA
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0925

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BUNKER HILL VILLAGE
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0927

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CALDWELL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 02/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0772

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CISCO JUNIOR COLLEGE
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0934

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 03/04/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0288

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COPPELL
County: DALLAS, DENTON, TARRANT
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0931

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CROSBY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Term of office
Implementation schedule
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0946

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DENTON
County: DENTON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Boundary changes
Annexation
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0874

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DOUBLE OAK
County: DENTON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0902

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FAIRFIELD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0890

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT HANCOCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HUDSPETH
Action Date: 02/27/2008
Implementation schedule
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-4885

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GARRISON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NACOGDOCHES, RUSK
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0918

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GARZA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: GARZA
Action Date: 01/17/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0879

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GARZA COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: GARZA
Action Date: 01/17/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0880

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GONZALES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0877

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GONZALES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0878

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No136
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0898

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No162
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0895

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No163
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0932

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No186
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0896

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No200
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0559

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No208
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0897

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No145
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0900

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HIDALGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/18/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0875

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HIDALGO COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/18/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0876

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HOOKS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0906

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HUGHES SPRINGS
County: CASS
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0909

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0919

TEXASSubjurisdiction: INDUSTRIAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JACKSON, VICTORIA
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0923

TEXASSubjurisdiction: JUDSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0921

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KEENE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0907

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LUBBOCK
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0949

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MANOR
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0885

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MIDDLE TRINITY GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0956

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY UTILITY DISTRICT No3
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0894

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0916

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PEARSALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FRIO
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0930

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PLAINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: YOAKUM
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0137

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROANOKE
County: DENTON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0914

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROBERT LEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COKE
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0915

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROCKWALL
County: ROCKWALL
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0953

TEXASSubjurisdiction: S & S CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0908

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SANGER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0928

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SANTA FE
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 02/27/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0887

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SANTA FE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 02/27/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0886

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SEYMOUR
County: BAYLOR
Action Date: 02/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0883

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 03/04/2008
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0347

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOMERSET
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0924

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SPLENDORA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0947

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WALLER
County: WALLER
Action Date: 02/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0889

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0948

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 01/23/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0954

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: COOKE
Action Date: 03/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0922

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 02/29/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0926

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 02/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0207


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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