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

Notice Date: 6/4/2012

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:  Barbour
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3239
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3245
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Clarke
Subjurisdiction:  Coffeeville
Submission Number:  2012-3007
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Cullman
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2012-3225
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Absentee Voting
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  De Kalb
Subjurisdiction:  Fyffe
Submission Number:  2012-3207
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Greene
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3254
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Limestone, Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Madison
Submission Number:  2012-3232
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Wilcox
Subjurisdiction:  Camden
Submission Number:  2012-3197
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3149
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3149
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Kasaan
Submission Number:  2012-2487
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Election administration
Additional information received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3252
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  La Paz
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3242
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3249
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Ballot format
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Litchfield Elementary School District #79
Submission Number:  2012-3203
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Scottsdale
Submission Number:  2012-3215
Action Date:  05/29/2012
General election
Primary election
Primary election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Monterey County School District
Submission Number:  2012-3205
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

FLORIDA County:  Hendry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3192
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3206
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3216
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Augusta-Richmond
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3233
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Bartow County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2970
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Bleckley
Subjurisdiction:  Bleckley County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2802
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Burke, Richmond
Subjurisdiction:  Blythe
Submission Number:  2012-3208
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3229
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Cobb County School District
Submission Number:  2012-3110
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Cook
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2978
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Nonpartisan elections
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3218
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Fayette County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2890
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Fayette County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2890
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Franklin, Hart, Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Royston
Submission Number:  2012-3219
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Haralson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3001
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3236
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Jeff Davis
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2415
Action Date:  05/16/2012
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3226
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3202
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Mcduffie
Subjurisdiction:  Mcduffie County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2771
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Mcduffie
Subjurisdiction:  Mcduffie County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2771
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Newton, Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
Submission Number:  2012-2773
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Byron
Submission Number:  2012-3238
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Richmond
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3209
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Richmond
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3246
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Terrell
Subjurisdiction:  Sasser
Submission Number:  2012-2463
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2989
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Sulphur
Submission Number:  2012-3251
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  Zachary
Submission Number:  2012-3075
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Sabine
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3201
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Submission Number:  2012-3186
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  West Feliciana
Subjurisdiction:  St. Francisville
Submission Number:  2012-3247
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Court Of Appeals District
Submission Number:  2012-1972
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Simpson
Subjurisdiction:  Magee
Submission Number:  2012-3196
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2039
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2039
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2039
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Hollandale Consolidated School District
Submission Number:  2012-3248
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2483
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Election administration
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3167
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Primary election
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2012-3240
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Falcon
Submission Number:  2006-4789
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph
Subjurisdiction:  High Point
Submission Number:  2012-3195
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Beaufort
Submission Number:  2012-3217
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Cherokee County School District #1
Submission Number:  2012-3253
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Cherokee, Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Chesnee
Submission Number:  2012-2311
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Election administration
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2012-3199
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3191
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Laurens
Submission Number:  2012-3221
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Pacolet
Submission Number:  2012-3234
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Mill
Submission Number:  2012-3243
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Tega Cay
Submission Number:  2012-3223
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa
Subjurisdiction:  Pleasanton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-2721
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bell, Coryell, Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Moody Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-3255
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  Texarkana Community College District
Submission Number:  2012-3214
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Runoff election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Callahan
Subjurisdiction:  Callahan County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2012-3210
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Dallas County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2012-3193
Action Date:  05/24/2012
Precinct (Renumbering)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso County Water Control & Improvement District #4
Submission Number:  2012-3244
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Falls
Subjurisdiction:  Marlin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-3198
Action Date:  05/24/2012
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston
Submission Number:  2012-3220
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Municipal Utility District #6
Submission Number:  2012-3228
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gregg, Rusk
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore
Submission Number:  2012-3213
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Powers and duties
Election administration
Compensation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Cypress Hill Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2012-3200
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Cypresswood Utility District
Submission Number:  2012-3212
Action Date:  05/29/2012
General election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Galena Park
Submission Number:  2012-2543
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Water Control & Improvement District #119
Submission Number:  2012-3235
Action Date:  06/01/2012
Annexation
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Bellmead
Submission Number:  2012-3241
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Voting method
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3211
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  Red Creek Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2012-3224
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander
Submission Number:  2012-3237
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2012-3231
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2012-3230
Action Date:  05/30/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Hopewell
Submission Number:  2012-3222
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Gloucester
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3204
Action Date:  05/25/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Lancaster
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3227
Action Date:  05/29/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
GEORGIA County:  Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-1990
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan

GEORGIA County:  Bibb, Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Macon Water Authority
Submission Number:  2012-2269
Action Date:  05/31/2012
Redistricting plan

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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