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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/01/2009
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Fairhope
Submission Number:  2009-1742
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Summerdale
Submission Number:  2009-1763
Action Date:  05/22/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-1770
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1745
Action Date:  05/20/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Talladega
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1757
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
Submission Number:  2009-1771
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Phoenix
Submission Number:  2009-1769
Action Date:  05/22/2009
Annexation
Limited redistricting
Polling place (Added)
Ballot format
General election (Date change)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima, Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Golder Ranch Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-1772
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  White
Submission Number:  2009-1759
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Butts
Subjurisdiction:  Municipal-County Board Of Elections And Registrations
Submission Number:  2009-1776
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Creation of special district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Tybee Island
Submission Number:  2009-1765
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Commerce
Submission Number:  2009-1761
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Nicholson
Submission Number:  2009-1760
Action Date:  05/13/2009
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Randolph
Subjurisdiction:  Randolph County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1159
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Wilcox
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1746
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Beauregard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1605
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Caddo
Subjurisdiction:  Blanchard
Submission Number:  2009-1766
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction:  Iberia Parish School District
Submission Number:  2009-1418
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Pineville
Submission Number:  2009-1286
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Mary
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1362
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Hammond Downtown Development District
Submission Number:  2009-1461
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1753
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vernon
Subjurisdiction:  New Llano
Submission Number:  2009-1755
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Grenada
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1457
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1774
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Perquimans
Subjurisdiction:  Winfall
Submission Number:  2009-1741
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction:  Eden
Submission Number:  2009-1768
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Redistricting plan
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2009-1754
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marlboro
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1739
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marlboro
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1758
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Bartlett
Submission Number:  2009-1296
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  San Antonio
Submission Number:  2009-1775
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  San Antonio
Submission Number:  2009-1775
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Runoff election
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brazos
Subjurisdiction:  College Station Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1773
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Sachse
Submission Number:  2009-1706
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1361
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Precinct (Deleted)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Denton, Parker, Tarrant, Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Worth
Submission Number:  2009-1712
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1767
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1740
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #249
Submission Number:  2009-1762
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin
Submission Number:  2009-1756
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mercedes
Submission Number:  2009-1735
Action Date:  05/22/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mercedes
Submission Number:  2009-1743
Action Date:  05/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Conroe Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-1777
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Porter Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1744
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Bedford
Submission Number:  2009-1748
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Benbrook
Submission Number:  2009-1749
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1751
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Keller Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1752
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  White Settlement
Submission Number:  2009-1750
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Alvord
Submission Number:  2009-1680
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Roanoke
Submission Number:  2009-1587
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Accomack
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1464
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Accomack
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1562
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction:  Broadway
Submission Number:  2009-1764
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
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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