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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 06/02/2008

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 submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/21/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2813

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/21/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2867

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/21/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2949

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2813

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2867

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2949

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2972

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2813

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2867

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2949

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2972

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2974

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 1980-1222

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 1989-1364

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Incorporation
Submission received
Submission Number: 1980-1223

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: FOLEY
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2327

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: VINA
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2976

ALASKASubjurisdiction: CRAIG
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2967

ALASKASubjurisdiction: UNALASKA
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2917

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Borough: MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2975

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: CHANDLER
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2930

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2955

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GLENDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2940

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: LAKE HAVASU CITY
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2957

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: PEORIA
County: MARICOPA, YAVAPAI
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2927

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: KINGS
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2923

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: CLEWISTON
County: HENDRY
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2964

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: HARLEM
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2310

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: HARLEM
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2675

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: HARLEM
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2952

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: LAKE PARK
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2954

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PORTAL
County: BULLOCH
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2817

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PORTAL
County: BULLOCH
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2948

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TIFTON
County: TIFT
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2926

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: VIDALIA
County: MONTGOMERY, TOOMBS
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2763

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2978

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2916

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2958

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: FORSYTH
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2924

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: SPALDING
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2933

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2970

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2971

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH SEWERAGE DISTRICT No11, WARDS 3 & 8
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2309

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: SHREVEPORT
Parish: BOSSIER, CADDO
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2936

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. HELENA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ST. HELENA
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2932

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: NATCHEZ
County: ADAMS
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2487

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: RIPLEY
County: TIPPAH
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2922

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: NOXUBEE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2919

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: SUNFLOWER
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2935

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2941

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2942

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ELIZABETH CITY
County: CAMDEN, PASQUOTANK
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2489

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: FARMVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2938

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2951

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HOOKERTON
County: GREENE
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2961

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: HERTFORD
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2247

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2939

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: ROBESON
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2233

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CHESNEE
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2969

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2228

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2804

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2963

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: DENMARK
County: BAMBERG
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2931

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2925

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HARDEEVILLE
County: JASPER
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2937

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ISLE OF PALMS
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2918

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
County: JASPER
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2977

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ROCKVILLE
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2921

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: WEST COLUMBIA
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2928

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2947

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ALLEN
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2946

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No4
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2960

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DEL RIO
County: VAL VERDE
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2968

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2646

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FAIRVIEW
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2956

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No61
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Voting method (Touch screen)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2296

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No5
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2366

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KOUNTZE
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 05/23/2008
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2959

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LAMESA
County: DAWSON
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2934

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCKINNEY
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2945

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MUSTANG RIDGE
County: BASTROP, CALDWELL, TRAVIS
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2929

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR
County: JEFFERSON, ORANGE
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2965

TEXASSubjurisdiction: RANDALL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: RANDALL
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2243

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOMERVELL COUNTY WATER DISTRICT
County: SOMERVELL
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Bilingual procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2006-4356

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TRINITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRINITY, WALKER
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2012

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 05/21/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2943

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: ROBERTS
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2953

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: WHARTON
Action Date: 05/22/2008
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2944

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: BUCKINGHAM
Action Date: 05/23/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2920

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: PRINCE WILLIAM
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2966


Christopher Coates
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 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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