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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 05/24/2010
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:  2010-2358
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Referendum requirement
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Chilton
Subjurisdiction:  Jemison
Submission Number:  2010-2346
Action Date:  05/04/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Colbert
Subjurisdiction:  Muscle Shoals
Submission Number:  2010-2347
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Section
Submission Number:  2010-1817
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2287
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Vestavia Hills
Submission Number:  2010-2367
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2010-2391
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction:  Bear Creek
Submission Number:  2010-2392
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2355
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Ballot format
Election administration
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2356
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2357
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Powers and duties
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2357
Action Date:  05/17/2010
ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1722
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Bilingual procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1722
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Bilingual procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2010-2405
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2010-2343
Action Date:  05/07/2010
Majority vote requirement
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Scottsdale County Island Fire District
Submission Number:  2010-2412
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  State Center Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-1899
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Method of election
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2348
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Central California Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2010-1607
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Central California Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2010-1665
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston
Submission Number:  2010-2349
Action Date:  05/11/2010
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2060
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Monterey County Regional Fire Protection District
Submission Number:  2010-1905
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Deannexation
Election administration
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Tampa
Submission Number:  2010-1840
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Tampa
Submission Number:  2010-1840
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2340
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Appling
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2359
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Ben Hill
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2370
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction:  Nahunta
Submission Number:  2010-2350
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bulloch
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2377
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Woodstock
Submission Number:  2010-2408
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2401
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1954
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Early
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2402
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1887
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Gilmer
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2005
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Norcross
Submission Number:  2010-2368
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Clermont
Submission Number:  2010-2371
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1872
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2400
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Dublin
Submission Number:  2010-2085
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Dublin
Submission Number:  2010-2411
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lincoln
Subjurisdiction:  Lincolnton
Submission Number:  2010-2345
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lumpkin
Subjurisdiction:  Dahlonega
Submission Number:  2010-1071
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Procedures for filling vacancies
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Sumter
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2378
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Upson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2395
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2372
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Wheeler
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2344
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Submission Number:  2010-2180
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia, Vermilion
Subjurisdiction:  Twin Parish Port District
Submission Number:  2010-1781
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia, Vermilion
Subjurisdiction:  Twin Parish Port District
Submission Number:  2010-1781
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2341
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2369
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction:  Inverness
Submission Number:  2010-2231
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2010-2379
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Bilingual procedures (Chinese language)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Harnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2353
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Nash
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2351
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2010-2360
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Winterville
Submission Number:  2010-2099
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Form of government (Council)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Abbeville, Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Honea Path
Submission Number:  2010-1941
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2352
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2010-1973
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2010-2385
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood
Submission Number:  2010-2160
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bandera
Subjurisdiction:  Bandera Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2312
Action Date:  05/13/2010
General election (Cancelled)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Alamo Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2354
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1560
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Clay, Jack, Montague
Subjurisdiction:  Bowie Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2361
Action Date:  05/14/2010
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coke, Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  Water Valley Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2373
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Weston
Submission Number:  2010-1854
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Deannexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Weston
Submission Number:  2010-2298
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Deannexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Duval
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1798
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2326
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  Horizon Regional Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2376
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis, Johnson, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Mansfield
Submission Number:  2010-2382
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fisher
Subjurisdiction:  Rotan
Submission Number:  2010-1775
Action Date:  05/19/2010
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston
Submission Number:  2010-2374
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Water Control & Improvement District #21
Submission Number:  2010-2399
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Rankin Road West Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2366
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris, Montgomery, San Jacinto
Subjurisdiction:  Lone Star College System
Submission Number:  2010-2365
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Buda
Submission Number:  2010-2404
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2407
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Hidalgo Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2393
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hill
Subjurisdiction:  Hillsboro
Submission Number:  2010-2409
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Mansfield Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2383
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2010-1883
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Annexation
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2010-1883
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Annexation
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Matagorda
Subjurisdiction:  Caney Creek Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2396
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Annexation
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Somervell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1655
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1762
Action Date:  04/26/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Arlington
Submission Number:  2010-2380
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Forest Hill
Submission Number:  2010-2381
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Tarrant County College District
Submission Number:  2010-2384
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2406
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Val Verde
Subjurisdiction:  Del Rio
Submission Number:  2010-2403
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Victoria
Subjurisdiction:  Victoria
Submission Number:  2010-2375
Action Date:  05/17/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2410
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2342
Action Date:  05/05/2010
Voter registration (Location deleted)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Mecklenburg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2394
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

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
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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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