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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED

Notice Date: 6/3/2013

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:  Tuscaloosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1658
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Whittier
Submission Number:  2013-1768
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Appling
Subjurisdiction:  Surrency
Submission Number:  2013-1397
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Port Wentworth
Submission Number:  2013-1656
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Powder Springs
Submission Number:  2013-1766
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta School District
Submission Number:  2013-1630
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta School District
Submission Number:  2013-1630
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1759
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Douglasville
Submission Number:  2012-4542
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Glynn
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1331
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Glynn
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1331
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Greene
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1473
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Lula
Submission Number:  2013-1774
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Macon
Subjurisdiction:  Montezuma
Submission Number:  2013-1302
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Meriwether
Subjurisdiction:  Gay
Submission Number:  2013-1783
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction:  Forsyth
Submission Number:  2013-1418
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Twiggs
Subjurisdiction:  Danville
Submission Number:  2013-1776
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Election administration
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1765
Action Date:  05/23/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction:  Basile
Submission Number:  2013-1780
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  1988-3645
Action Date:  05/22/2013
Creation of special district
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  2000-4286
Action Date:  05/22/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2997
Action Date:  05/22/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Bolivar
Subjurisdiction:  North Bolivar Consolidated School District
Submission Number:  2013-1348
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Calhoun County School District
Submission Number:  2013-0563
Action Date:  05/23/2013
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Resubmission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Carroll
Subjurisdiction:  North Carrollton
Submission Number:  2013-1642
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Voting method (Touch screen)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Perry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1779
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Redistricting plan
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Rankin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1350
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Rankin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1350
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Tishomingo
Subjurisdiction:  Paden
Submission Number:  2013-1769
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1777
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Salado
Submission Number:  2013-1771
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas, Denton, Kaufman, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Dallas
Submission Number:  2013-1724
Action Date:  05/24/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Irving
Submission Number:  2013-1781
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Runoff election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Missouri City
Submission Number:  2013-1767
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Improvement District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1770
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1101
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Annexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  North Forest Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1102
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Jackson, Victoria
Subjurisdiction:  Industrial Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1772
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Worth Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1778
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Waller
Submission Number:  2013-1210
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1782
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Halifax
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1773
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Pittsylvania
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1461
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Voting method (Machine)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
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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