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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/01/2010
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:  2010-2459
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Form of government (Enabling legislation)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Piedmont
Submission Number:  2010-2466
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marshall
Subjurisdiction:  Guntersville
Submission Number:  2010-2464
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2010-2474
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tuscaloosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2496
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2495
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Voter registration
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2499
Action Date:  05/28/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Pelican
Submission Number:  2010-2468
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2413
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Redistricting plan
Voter registration
Ballot format
Election administration
Campaign financing provisions (Spending limits)
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2413
Action Date:  05/18/2010

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2414
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Voting method
Nominating procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2415
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Special election procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2433
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Election administration
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2446
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Number of officials
Ballot format
Referendum requirement
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2448
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2451
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1978
Action Date:  05/28/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile Gardens Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-1991
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Creation of special district
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile Gardens Domestic Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-1991
Action Date:  05/28/2010
Creation of special district
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
Submission Number:  2010-2472
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  State Center Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-1899
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Method of election
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  State Center Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-1899
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Method of election
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Collier
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2490
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Temple Terrace
Submission Number:  2010-2488
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Burke, Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Keysville
Submission Number:  2010-2435
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction:  Homerville
Submission Number:  2010-2486
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2461
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Dunwoody
Submission Number:  2010-2450
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2010-2498
Action Date:  05/28/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2476
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Greene
Subjurisdiction:  Union Point
Submission Number:  2010-2154
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Lilburn
Submission Number:  2010-2418
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Lilburn
Submission Number:  2010-2434
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2478
Action Date:  05/12/2010
Voter registration (Registration Drive)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2478
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Voter registration (Registration Drive)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Commerce
Submission Number:  2010-2453
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jasper
Subjurisdiction:  Shady Dale
Submission Number:  2010-2470
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2462
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Gray
Submission Number:  2010-2469
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Valdosta
Submission Number:  2010-2441
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Miller
Subjurisdiction:  Miller County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2436
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Blairsville
Submission Number:  2010-2477
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1739
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Worth
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2457
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Acadia
Subjurisdiction:  Rayne
Submission Number:  2010-2452
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City
Submission Number:  2010-2136
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City
Submission Number:  2010-2482
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City City Court
Submission Number:  2010-2137
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction:  Bossier City City Court
Submission Number:  2010-2483
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Lafayette
Submission Number:  2010-2431
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Lafayette City Court
Submission Number:  2010-2432
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette, St. Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Broussard
Submission Number:  2010-2425
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Webster
Subjurisdiction:  Minden
Submission Number:  2010-2419
Action Date:  05/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2424
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Election administration
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2442
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Political activity
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2443
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Election administration
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2444
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Powers and duties
Runoff election
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2445
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Noxubee
Subjurisdiction:  Noxubee County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-2439
Action Date:  05/13/2010
Nominating procedures (Primary)
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2417
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Election administration (Poll workers)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Belmont
Submission Number:  2010-2489
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Abbeville, Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Honea Path
Submission Number:  2010-1941
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Abbeville, Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Honea Path
Submission Number:  2010-1941
Action Date:  05/28/2010
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2010-2467
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2288
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2301
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Hollywood
Submission Number:  2010-2481
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2010-2460
Action Date:  05/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2010-2113
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2010-2480
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2484
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Forest Acres
Submission Number:  2010-2487
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Whitney Area Fire District
Submission Number:  2010-2456
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2422
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bell, Coryell, Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Copperas Cove
Submission Number:  2010-2437
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Live Oak
Submission Number:  2010-2438
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Schertz
Submission Number:  2010-2454
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Blanco
Subjurisdiction:  Blanco
Submission Number:  2010-2473
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Southmost Union Junior College District
Submission Number:  2010-2440
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Carson
Subjurisdiction:  White Deer
Submission Number:  2010-2465
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coryell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2447
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Southlake
Submission Number:  2010-1222
Action Date:  03/17/2010
Boundary changes
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2463
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Community College System District
Submission Number:  2010-2458
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Boundary changes
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Cypress-Klein Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2455
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #217
Submission Number:  2010-2416
Action Date:  05/20/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #24
Submission Number:  2010-2429
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harrison, Marion, Upshur
Subjurisdiction:  Diana Special Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2124
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Creation of special district
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hill
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2491
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson, Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
Submission Number:  2010-2493
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Bethany Special Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-1920
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2010-1883
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Liberty Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-0125
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Numbered positions adopted
Response to Requested Information
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lubbock
Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock
Submission Number:  2010-2427
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction:  Rockdale
Submission Number:  2010-2420
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction:  Thorndale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2421
Action Date:  05/18/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2010-2492
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Onalaska Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-1720
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Tarrant County College District
Submission Number:  2010-2471
Action Date:  05/19/2010
Polling place (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Titus
Subjurisdiction:  Chapel Hill Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2494
Action Date:  05/20/2010
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2406
Action Date:  05/26/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lost Creek Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2449
Action Date:  05/21/2010
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander
Submission Number:  2010-2430
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Rio Bravo
Submission Number:  2010-1946
Action Date:  05/27/2010
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Webb Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2475
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Election administration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Loudoun
Subjurisdiction:  Purcellville
Submission Number:  2010-2428
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Pittsylvania
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2426
Action Date:  05/24/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Pittsylvania
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2010-2153
Action Date:  05/27/2010
General election (Date change)
Additional information 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:
ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1722
Action Date:  05/25/2010
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)

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

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
Redistricting Census Information
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