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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/08/2009
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:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1782
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1805
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Birmingham School District
Submission Number:  2009-1624
Action Date:  06/05/2009
General election (Date change)
Runoff election (Date change)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Birmingham
Submission Number:  2009-1817
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Smiths Station
Submission Number:  2009-1792
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Hartselle
Submission Number:  2009-1797
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Somerville
Submission Number:  2009-1521
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Somerville
Submission Number:  2009-1812
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Talladega
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1757
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1823
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Gila
Subjurisdiction:  Globe
Submission Number:  2009-1784
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Greenlee
Subjurisdiction:  Morenci Unified School District #18
Submission Number:  2009-1806
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1674
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1674
Action Date:  06/04/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  North Monterey County Unified School District
Submission Number:  2009-1365
Action Date:  06/04/2009
Deannexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Salinas Union High School District
Submission Number:  2009-1786
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Winder
Submission Number:  2009-1819
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Auburn
Submission Number:  2009-1816
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Villa Rica
Submission Number:  2009-1707
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Villa Rica
Submission Number:  2009-1707
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Villa Rica
Submission Number:  2009-1791
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Villa Rica
Submission Number:  2009-1791
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Villa Rica
Submission Number:  2009-1798
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-1814
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1802
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Porterdale
Submission Number:  2009-1783
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Oconee
Subjurisdiction:  North High Shoals
Submission Number:  2009-1818
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Creation of special district
Form of government
Majority vote requirement
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
General election (Date set)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Oconee
Subjurisdiction:  North High Shoals
Submission Number:  2009-1818
Action Date:  05/26/2009
GEORGIA County:  Seminole
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1789
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Sulphur
Submission Number:  2009-1809
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Ball
Submission Number:  2009-1800
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1753
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction:  Picayune
Submission Number:  2009-1778
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Special election procedures
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  First Craven Sanitary District
Submission Number:  2009-1300
Action Date:  06/04/2009
Staggered terms
Resubmission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1774
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Ranlo
Submission Number:  2009-1683
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1663
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction:  Kinston
Submission Number:  2009-0216
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Plurality vote requirement
Nonpartisan elections
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Martin County Water & Sewer District #3
Submission Number:  2009-1807
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Creation of special district
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Northampton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1790
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Weddington
Submission Number:  2009-1395
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-1794
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dillon
Subjurisdiction:  Dillon
Submission Number:  2009-1607
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dillon
Subjurisdiction:  Dillon
Submission Number:  2009-1803
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Blythewood
Submission Number:  2009-1408
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Blythewood
Submission Number:  2009-1433
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Blythewood
Submission Number:  2009-1686
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Blythewood
Submission Number:  2009-1781
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1788
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Travelers Rest
Submission Number:  2009-1799
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville, Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Fountain Inn
Submission Number:  2009-1811
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1537
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Reidville
Submission Number:  2009-0097
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1820
Action Date:  05/29/2009
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1821
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Voter registration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Palestine
Submission Number:  2009-1779
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Wylie
Submission Number:  2009-1564
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1361
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1361
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Duval
Subjurisdiction:  Duval Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-1804
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ennis
Submission Number:  2009-1780
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-1553
Action Date:  06/04/2009
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Jefferson, Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
Submission Number:  2009-1810
Action Date:  05/27/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Joshua
Submission Number:  2009-1787
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-1738
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #119
Submission Number:  2009-1808
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Morris
Subjurisdiction:  Naples
Submission Number:  2009-1795
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1412
Action Date:  06/02/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Rockwall
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1412
Action Date:  06/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
Submission Number:  2009-1815
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Colleyville
Submission Number:  2009-1813
Action Date:  05/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Hutto
Submission Number:  2009-1785
Action Date:  05/26/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Emergency Services District #7
Submission Number:  2009-1620
Action Date:  05/21/2009
Creation of special district
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Tax)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1497
Action Date:  06/04/2009
Creation of special district
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1822
Action Date:  06/01/2009
Voter registration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1793
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5243
Action Date:  05/29/2009
Voter registration

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 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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