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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 05/17/2010
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:  2010-2299
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Transfer of powers
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Blount
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2321
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  De Kalb
Subjurisdiction:  Collinsville
Submission Number:  2010-2254
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Elmore
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2292
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Election administration
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Geneva
Subjurisdiction:  Geneva
Submission Number:  2010-1397
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2287
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Limestone
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1703
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Voting method
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2280
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1302
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Voter registration
Election administration
Additional information received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2252
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Establishment of elected office
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Abolishment of elected office
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2338
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1292
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2157
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  State Center Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-1899
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Method of election
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2323
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Military voters)
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2323
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Military voters)
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Election administration (Ballots)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

FLORIDA County:  Collier
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2308
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2259
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2010-2304
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2305
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Haralson
Subjurisdiction:  Bremen
Submission Number:  2010-2310
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Springs
Submission Number:  2009-3937
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta
Submission Number:  2010-1170
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Union City
Submission Number:  2010-1546
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Murray
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2262
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Muscogee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0501
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Muscogee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-0501
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Richmond
Subjurisdiction:  Augusta
Submission Number:  2010-2257
Action Date:  05/05/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Stewart
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2300
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Tift
Subjurisdiction:  Tifton
Submission Number:  2010-2278
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Political activity
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2281
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  Hogansville
Submission Number:  2010-2285
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  La Grange
Submission Number:  2010-2284
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2311
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction:  Dalton
Submission Number:  2010-1645
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Notice of withdrawal

GEORGIA County:  Worth
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2274
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2324
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Submission Number:  2010-2180
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  New Orleans
Submission Number:  2010-2291
Action Date:  04/26/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ouachita
Subjurisdiction:  West Monroe
Submission Number:  2010-2330
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Mary
Subjurisdiction:  St. Mary Parish Levee District
Submission Number:  2010-1679
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Tangipahoa Parish Consolidated School District #1
Submission Number:  2010-1428
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Attala
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2297
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Gulfport
Submission Number:  2010-2333
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2316
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2302
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Tippah
Subjurisdiction:  Blue Mountain
Submission Number:  2010-2275
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2319
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2010-2325
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Election administration (Board of elections)
Election administration
Candidate qualification procedures
Nominating procedures
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Edgecombe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1325
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Williamston
Submission Number:  2010-2307
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  Aiken
Submission Number:  2010-2306
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2010-2251
Action Date:  04/26/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2288
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2288
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2301
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  James Island
Submission Number:  2010-2001
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson
Submission Number:  2010-2303
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2010-2331
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Saluda
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2329
Action Date:  04/29/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Archer
Subjurisdiction:  Archer County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-1758
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bandera
Subjurisdiction:  Bandera
Submission Number:  2010-1696
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bandera
Subjurisdiction:  Bandera
Submission Number:  2010-1696
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1560
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Mont Belvieu
Submission Number:  2010-2263
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2256
Action Date:  05/03/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Mckinney Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2264
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Mckinney Municipal Utility District #2
Submission Number:  2010-2265
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Weston
Submission Number:  2010-1854
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Deannexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Weston
Submission Number:  2010-2298
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cottle, Hardeman
Subjurisdiction:  Quanah Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-1300
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Voting method
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2317
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Colony
Submission Number:  2010-2279
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Denton County Municipal Utility District #7
Submission Number:  2010-2266
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2326
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #152
Submission Number:  2010-2322
Action Date:  05/10/2010
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #148
Submission Number:  2010-2313
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #172
Submission Number:  2010-2258
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Water Control & Improvement District #74
Submission Number:  2010-1876
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Water Control & Improvement District #99
Submission Number:  2010-2295
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #16
Submission Number:  2010-2314
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hunt
Subjurisdiction:  Hunt Memorial Hospital District
Submission Number:  2010-2267
Action Date:  05/06/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Electronic)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Paris Junior College District
Submission Number:  2010-1667
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Polling place (Designation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Paris Junior College District
Submission Number:  2010-1667
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Polling place (Designation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Mason
Subjurisdiction:  Mason County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2010-1622
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Midland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2320
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Roman Forest Consolidated Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2296
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3672
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Response to Requested Information

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3672
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Somervell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1655
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2010-2261
Action Date:  04/22/2010
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  New Waverly
Submission Number:  2010-1837
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Brookshire Municipal Water District
Submission Number:  2010-2294
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Taylor
Submission Number:  2010-1892
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2282
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Election administration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2283
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Election administration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2286
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Voting method
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2289
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2290
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2293
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2335
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Voter registration (Procedures)
Voter registration (Program)
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2336
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Voter registration (Procedures)
Voter registration (Program)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2337
Action Date:  04/30/2010
Method of selection
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Falls Church
Submission Number:  2010-2328
Action Date:  05/13/2010
General election (Date change)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Virginia Beach
Submission Number:  2010-2318
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
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:
SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield
Subjurisdiction:  Fairfield County School District
Submission Number:  2010-0970
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Powers and duties

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield
Subjurisdiction:  Fairfield County School District
Submission Number:  2010-0971
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Number of officials

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Taft
Submission Number:  2010-0978
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Deannexation

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
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
Web - Complaint form
Mailing Contact

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

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