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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 03/23/2009
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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0796
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Special election procedures (General election)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0880
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-0930
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Fresno, Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Kings River Resource Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-0928
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Excelsior-Kings River Resource Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-0929
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Hanford
Submission Number:  2009-0927
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Atwater
Submission Number:  2009-0890
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Boronda County Sanitation District
Submission Number:  2009-0882
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Carmel Area Wastewater District
Submission Number:  2009-0955
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Collier
Subjurisdiction:  Golden Gate Fire Control & Rescue District
Submission Number:  2009-0871
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0207
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Burke
Subjurisdiction:  Midville
Submission Number:  2009-0315
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Colquitt
Subjurisdiction:  Norman Park
Submission Number:  2009-0926
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Columbia
Subjurisdiction:  Harlem
Submission Number:  2009-0369
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Columbia
Subjurisdiction:  Harlem
Submission Number:  2009-0905
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Coweta, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Palmetto
Submission Number:  2009-0886
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Union City
Submission Number:  2009-0910
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Irwin
Subjurisdiction:  Ocilla
Submission Number:  2009-0906
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0937
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Park
Submission Number:  1992-0946
Action Date:  03/19/2009
General election (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Park
Submission Number:  1992-1982
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Park
Submission Number:  1998-1824
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Park
Submission Number:  2000-1225
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0893
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Submission Number:  2009-0916
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Paulding
Subjurisdiction:  Dallas
Submission Number:  2009-0870
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Warren
Subjurisdiction:  Norwood
Submission Number:  2009-0860
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction:  Caddo Parish Fire District #8
Submission Number:  2009-0935
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Lafourche Parish Recreation District #8
Submission Number:  2009-0323
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Tenth Ward Fire Protection District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0504
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Red River
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0898
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Helena
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0875
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  St. Tammany Parish Recreation District #10
Submission Number:  2009-0610
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  St. Tammany Parish Recreation District #11
Submission Number:  2009-0611
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Bolivar
Subjurisdiction:  Cleveland
Submission Number:  2009-0902
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  D'Iberville
Submission Number:  1989-2679
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Form of government
Resubmission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  D'Iberville
Submission Number:  2009-0158
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Itawamba
Subjurisdiction:  Fulton
Submission Number:  2009-0925
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Ellisville
Submission Number:  2009-0379
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Madison
Submission Number:  2009-0837
Action Date:  03/06/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Blue Springs
Submission Number:  2009-0917
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Warren
Subjurisdiction:  Vicksburg
Submission Number:  2009-0919
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Deannexation
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2009-0348
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (City council)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0954
Action Date:  03/20/2009
Election administration
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0406
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0424
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0592
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0820
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0840
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Edgecombe, Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Rocky Mount
Submission Number:  2009-0232
Action Date:  03/20/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Unionville
Submission Number:  2009-0901
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  Belvedere Fire District
Submission Number:  2008-5676
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Implementation schedule (Staggered terms)
Resubmission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2009-0897
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  North Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-0884
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Gaston
Submission Number:  2009-0911
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Angelina
Subjurisdiction:  Lufkin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0811
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa
Subjurisdiction:  Charlotte
Submission Number:  2009-0892
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Belton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0876
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Harker Heights
Submission Number:  2009-0462
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Troy
Submission Number:  2009-0877
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Harlandale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0680
Action Date:  02/27/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood Park
Submission Number:  2009-0693
Action Date:  02/27/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Leon Valley
Submission Number:  2009-0694
Action Date:  02/27/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Southside Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0683
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Fair Oaks Ranch
Submission Number:  2009-0690
Action Date:  02/27/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  Hooks Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0922
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Caldwell
Subjurisdiction:  Waelder Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0945
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Harlingen
Submission Number:  2009-0944
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Laguna Vista
Submission Number:  2009-0894
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cass, Morris, Titus
Subjurisdiction:  Pewitt Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0748
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Added)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction:  Henrietta Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0889
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coke
Subjurisdiction:  Bronte
Submission Number:  2009-0957
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coke
Subjurisdiction:  Robert Lee
Submission Number:  2009-0869
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Plano
Submission Number:  2009-0566
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Crane
Subjurisdiction:  Crane County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0932
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Creation of special district
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Addison
Submission Number:  2009-0417
Action Date:  03/20/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Balch Springs
Submission Number:  2009-0938
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Corinth
Submission Number:  2009-0888
Action Date:  02/26/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Denton
Submission Number:  2009-0601
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Little Elm
Submission Number:  2009-0943
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Yorktown
Submission Number:  2009-0924
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Eastland
Subjurisdiction:  Cisco
Submission Number:  2009-0915
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0464
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso
Submission Number:  2009-0934
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #3
Submission Number:  2009-0912
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #3
Submission Number:  2009-0912
Action Date:  03/10/2009
TEXAS County:  Falls, Limestone, Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Mart
Submission Number:  2009-0873
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Falls, Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Bremond Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0864
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Cimarron Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-0920
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  Wharton County Junior College District
Submission Number:  2009-0663
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Freestone, Limestone
Subjurisdiction:  Mexia Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0842
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District #8
Submission Number:  2009-0953
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Hitchcock Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0841
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Friendswood
Submission Number:  2009-0872
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Gillespie, Hale, Hudspeth, Lubbock, Lynn, Reeves
Subjurisdiction:  Abernathy Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0704
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gregg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0958
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0863
Action Date:  03/04/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hale, Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Abernathy
Submission Number:  2009-0845
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction:  Hamilton
Submission Number:  2009-0946
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction:  Hamilton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0947
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Emergency Services District #5
Submission Number:  2009-0654
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Emergency Services District #7
Submission Number:  2009-0950
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Pasadena
Submission Number:  2009-0899
Action Date:  03/10/2009
General election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Wimberley
Submission Number:  2009-0941
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin
Submission Number:  2009-0227
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction:  Malakoff Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0191
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mcallen
Submission Number:  2009-0865
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hockley, Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Frenship Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0858
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hood
Subjurisdiction:  Tolar Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0878
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Howard, Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Stanton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0908
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hutchinson
Subjurisdiction:  Hutchinson County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0243
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hutchinson
Subjurisdiction:  Sanford-Fritch Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0914
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont
Submission Number:  2008-5460
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Deannexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont
Submission Number:  2008-5829
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont
Submission Number:  2009-0900
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Crowley
Submission Number:  2009-0951
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman
Subjurisdiction:  Forney
Submission Number:  2009-0913
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman
Subjurisdiction:  Kaufman County Rural Fire Prevention District #5
Submission Number:  2009-0949
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Rockwall Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0933
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kenedy
Subjurisdiction:  Kenedy County Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0183
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Creation of special district
Polling place
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Limestone
Subjurisdiction:  South Limestone County Emergency Services District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0843
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Creation of special district
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Limestone
Subjurisdiction:  Thornton
Submission Number:  2009-0895
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Voting method (By-mail)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lipscomb
Subjurisdiction:  Booker
Submission Number:  2009-0586
Action Date:  03/05/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0844
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Voter registration
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0844
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Voter registration
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Buffalo Springs
Submission Number:  2009-0849
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Idalou
Submission Number:  2009-0847
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Idalou Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0854
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock Independent School District
Submission Number:  2008-5688
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Staggered terms (At-large seats)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  New Deal
Submission Number:  2009-0846
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  New Deal Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0853
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Ransom Canyon
Submission Number:  2009-0848
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Roosevelt Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0855
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Shallowater
Submission Number:  2009-0852
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Shallowater Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0859
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Slaton
Submission Number:  2009-0850
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Wolfforth
Submission Number:  2009-0851
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lubbock, Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Slaton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0856
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Tahoka
Submission Number:  2009-0374
Action Date:  03/20/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0907
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Stanton
Submission Number:  2009-0909
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Mason
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0881
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Midway Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0918
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-0518
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Water Control & Improvement District #1
Submission Number:  2009-0867
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Emergency Services District #7
Submission Number:  2009-0904
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nacogdoches
Subjurisdiction:  Cushing Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0866
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Parker, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Aledo Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0896
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Onalaska Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0868
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Potter
Subjurisdiction:  Highland Park Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0879
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2009-0473
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials (City council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Fate
Submission Number:  2009-0473
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials (City council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Scurry
Subjurisdiction:  Scurry County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0874
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Method of election (At large)
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
General election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Shackelford
Subjurisdiction:  Albany
Submission Number:  2009-0519
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Shackelford
Subjurisdiction:  Shackelford County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0667
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Tyler Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0923
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Winona Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0604
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Benbrook
Submission Number:  2009-0421
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Carroll Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0921
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0425
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Manor
Submission Number:  2009-0883
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0956
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Trinity
Subjurisdiction:  Westwood Shores Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-0942
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Upshur
Subjurisdiction:  Big Sandy
Submission Number:  2007-2804
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Upshur
Subjurisdiction:  Big Sandy
Submission Number:  2009-0433
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Upshur
Subjurisdiction:  Big Sandy
Submission Number:  2009-0433
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Victoria
Subjurisdiction:  Victoria
Submission Number:  2009-0948
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0655
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  East Bernard Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0661
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Winkler
Subjurisdiction:  Kermit
Submission Number:  2009-0497
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Winkler
Subjurisdiction:  Kermit Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0939
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Boyd
Submission Number:  2009-0936
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Electronic)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeport Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0931
Action Date:  03/13/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2009-0903
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Runaway Bay
Submission Number:  2009-0952
Action Date:  03/11/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Wood
Subjurisdiction:  Wood County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0940
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bristol
Submission Number:  2009-0887
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Accomack
Subjurisdiction:  Oak Hall
Submission Number:  2009-0862
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Accomack
Subjurisdiction:  Oak Hall
Submission Number:  2009-0862
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Henrico
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0885
Action Date:  03/12/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  New Kent
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0891
Action Date:  03/10/2009
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Northampton
Subjurisdiction:  Cheriton
Submission Number:  2009-0861
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Northampton
Subjurisdiction:  Cheriton
Submission Number:  2009-0861
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission 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

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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