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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 04/06/2009
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
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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:  Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Rehobeth
Submission Number:  2009-1245
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2009-1186
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2009-1166
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Glendale
Submission Number:  2009-1208
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-1248
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Surprise
Submission Number:  2009-1187
Action Date:  03/20/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Surprise
Submission Number:  2009-1187
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Casa Grande
Submission Number:  2009-1249
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Santa Cruz
Subjurisdiction:  Aliso Springs Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-1238
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Creation of special district
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Collier
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1243
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5243
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5243
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2009-1149
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1168
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Forsyth
Subjurisdiction:  Cumming
Submission Number:  2009-1185
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Habersham
Subjurisdiction:  Cornelia
Submission Number:  2009-1232
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1250
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lumpkin
Subjurisdiction:  Lumpkin County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1178
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Mitchell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1241
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Randolph
Subjurisdiction:  Randolph County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1159
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Randolph
Subjurisdiction:  Randolph County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1159
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Taliaferro
Subjurisdiction:  Taliaferro County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1177
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Towns
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1236
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0647
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Claiborne
Subjurisdiction:  Claiborne Parish Fire Protection District #5
Submission Number:  2009-1214
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  De Soto Parish School District #2
Submission Number:  2009-1199
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1226
Action Date:  03/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Feliciana
Subjurisdiction:  East Feliciana Parishwide Fire Protection District
Submission Number:  2009-1234
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson Davis
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1153
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Law Enforcement District
Submission Number:  2009-1246
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  New Orleans
Submission Number:  2009-1221
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ouachita
Subjurisdiction:  Sterlington
Submission Number:  2009-1247
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Plaquemines
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1222
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Plaquemines
Subjurisdiction:  Plaquemines Parish School District #1
Submission Number:  2009-1216
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Rapides Parish Fire Protection District #2, Service Area #1
Submission Number:  2009-1164
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Martin
Subjurisdiction:  St. Martin Parish Water & Sewer Commission #1
Submission Number:  2009-1217
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  St. Tammany Parish Recreation District #11
Submission Number:  2009-1220
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  St. Tammany Parish Recreation District #6
Submission Number:  2009-1233
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Ponchatoula
Submission Number:  2009-1157
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Parish Recreation District #10
Submission Number:  2009-1218
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Coahoma
Subjurisdiction:  Friars Point
Submission Number:  2009-1190
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Itawamba
Subjurisdiction:  Fulton
Submission Number:  2009-0565
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Panola
Subjurisdiction:  Sardis
Submission Number:  2009-0541
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2007-0266
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2009-1201
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0406
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0424
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0592
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0820
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-0840
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-1000
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-1192
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Edgecombe, Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Rocky Mount
Submission Number:  2009-1229
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1156
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Harnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1163
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Ayden
Submission Number:  2009-1257
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Greenville
Submission Number:  2009-1189
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2009-0362
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2009-0451
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2009-0512
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2009-1242
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1191
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Bluffton
Submission Number:  2009-1197
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2009-0405
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Deannexation
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction:  Patrick
Submission Number:  2009-1224
Action Date:  04/01/2009
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Clarendon
Subjurisdiction:  Manning
Submission Number:  2009-1244
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2009-1207
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1162
Action Date:  03/23/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Shannon
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1160
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Election administration
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Todd
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1161
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Palestine Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1239
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Anderson, Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Elkhart Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0802
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa
Subjurisdiction:  Pleasanton
Submission Number:  2009-1170
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bandera
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1258
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Nolanville
Submission Number:  2009-1165
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Troy
Submission Number:  2009-1183
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Harlandale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0680
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Kirby
Submission Number:  2009-0419
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Olmos Park
Submission Number:  2009-1188
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Shavano Park
Submission Number:  2009-1261
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Shavano Park Crime Control & Prevention District
Submission Number:  2009-1260
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Southwest Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0342
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina Valley Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1211
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  Red Lick Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1175
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Alvin
Submission Number:  2009-1227
Action Date:  03/23/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Brazos
Subjurisdiction:  College Station
Submission Number:  2009-1176
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Emergency Services District #5
Submission Number:  2009-1255
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Emergency Services District #7
Submission Number:  2009-1256
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Cottonwood Shores
Submission Number:  2009-1253
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Marble Falls
Submission Number:  2009-1254
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Callahan, Jones, Shackelford, Taylor
Subjurisdiction:  Clyde Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1200
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Rancho Viejo
Submission Number:  2009-1259
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cass
Subjurisdiction:  Bloomburg Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1155
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Old River-Winfree
Submission Number:  2009-1179
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Rusk
Submission Number:  2009-1195
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction:  Henrietta
Submission Number:  2009-0823
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Fannin, Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Whitewright Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1215
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Polling place
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cottle
Subjurisdiction:  Paducah
Submission Number:  2009-1203
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Crane
Subjurisdiction:  Crane Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1210
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Farmers Branch
Submission Number:  2009-0489
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ferris Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1202
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Krugerville
Submission Number:  2009-1184
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Westlake
Submission Number:  2009-1158
Action Date:  03/19/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Cuero
Submission Number:  2009-1152
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Ellis, Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Frost Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1240
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fisher, Scurry
Subjurisdiction:  Hermleigh Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1228
Action Date:  03/09/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  Wharton County Junior College District
Submission Number:  2009-0663
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Santa Fe
Submission Number:  2009-1182
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Garza
Subjurisdiction:  Post Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1219
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Ballot format
Election administration (Poll workers)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Whitewright
Submission Number:  2009-1213
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Polling place
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Grimes, Montgomery, Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Magnolia Woods Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-1171
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1180
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Clay Road Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1209
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #393
Submission Number:  2009-1252
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Hallsville
Submission Number:  2009-1198
Action Date:  03/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Hallsville
Submission Number:  2009-1198
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0531
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jim Wells
Subjurisdiction:  Alice
Submission Number:  2009-1237
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Cleburne
Submission Number:  2009-1108
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman
Subjurisdiction:  Kaufman County Emergency Services District #5
Submission Number:  2009-1206
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kenedy
Subjurisdiction:  Kenedy County 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:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Paris
Submission Number:  2009-1231
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Llano
Subjurisdiction:  Deerhaven Water Control & Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-1174
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Llano
Subjurisdiction:  Llano Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1205
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Mason
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0437
Action Date:  03/17/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Riesel
Submission Number:  2009-1167
Action Date:  03/26/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction:  Thorndale
Submission Number:  2009-1181
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  New Caney Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1212
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Splendora
Submission Number:  2009-1196
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Kerens
Submission Number:  2009-0793
Action Date:  04/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Rice Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1235
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Orange County Emergency Services District #3
Submission Number:  2009-0980
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Creation of special district
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Pecos
Subjurisdiction:  Buena Vista Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1225
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rusk
Subjurisdiction:  Overton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1169
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Sinton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-0977
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  San Saba
Subjurisdiction:  Richland Springs Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1173
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Scurry
Subjurisdiction:  Scurry County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0874
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Method of election (At large)
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
General election
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Shackelford
Subjurisdiction:  Shackelford County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-0667
Action Date:  03/16/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Benbrook
Submission Number:  2009-0421
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Richland Hills
Submission Number:  2009-1251
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  San Angelo
Submission Number:  2009-1151
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Limited redistricting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Anderson Mill Limited District
Submission Number:  2009-0285
Action Date:  04/01/2009
Creation of special district
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Round Rock
Submission Number:  2009-1230
Action Date:  03/31/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Round Rock Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1204
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Victoria
Subjurisdiction:  Victoria
Submission Number:  2009-0948
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Prairie View
Submission Number:  2009-1154
Action Date:  03/25/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Hutto Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1172
Action Date:  03/24/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Jarrell
Submission Number:  2009-1150
Action Date:  03/18/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Virginia Beach
Submission Number:  2009-1194
Action Date:  03/27/2009
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Brunswick
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1223
Action Date:  03/30/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction:  Kinston
Submission Number:  2009-0216
Action Date:  04/03/2009
Plurality vote requirement
Nonpartisan elections

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

Redistricting Census Information
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