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

Notice Date: 06/09/2008

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: ARAB
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2695

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ARAB
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Deannexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2779

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ARAB
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3038

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: FOLEY
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2327

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: FULTONDALE
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2981

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: IRONDALE
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3004

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: IRONDALE
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-1164

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: MILLPORT
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3009

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: OAK GROVE
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2985

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: PIKE ROAD
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3014

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: VINA
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2008-1747

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

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: WEAVER
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3036

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: WESTOVER
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3041

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: COVINGTON
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3021

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: RUSSELL
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3008

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2991

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Voting method (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3028

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: AVONDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2717

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: AVONDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3049

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GLENDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3017

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Election administration
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3057

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Political activity
Election administration
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3058

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: CORCORAN
County: KINGS
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2986

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3013

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: MONTEREY REGIONAL COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3011

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: SALINAS
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3010

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: SALINAS RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3012

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: COFFEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2653

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
County: LUMPKIN
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2647

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3047

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: RICHMOND HILL
County: BRYAN
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3027

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TENNILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2979

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TIFTON
County: TIFT
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2926

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TIFTON
County: TIFT
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3034

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: WHITE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WHITE
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3006

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: COOK
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3044

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3020

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: RICHMOND
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3054

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3048

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: THOMAS
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2383

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3033

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ALEXANDRIA
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2008-1573

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT No7
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2652

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2990

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: EAST CARROLL PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT No1
Parish: EAST CARROLL
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2998

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: HAMMOND
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3019

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LAKE PROVIDENCE
Parish: EAST CARROLL
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2996

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: MELVILLE
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2997

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. GABRIEL
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3003

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No6
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3002

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2722

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 06/06/2008
Precinct (Name change)
Precinct (Added)
Precinct
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2522

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: CONCORDIA
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3000

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2682

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: JACKSON
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2999

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: LIVINGSTON
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3001

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3037

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: WINN
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3046

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA
County: PIKE
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3039

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MISSISSIPPI DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Political activity
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3016

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 06/09/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2699

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Election administration
Compensation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2992

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Election administration
Runoff election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2993

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2995

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3015

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3029

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3018

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3052

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: LATTA
County: DILLON
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2982

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
County: JASPER
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2983

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: HORRY
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2710

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ALVIN
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3050

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CIBOLO
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3051

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CRANE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CRANE
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2987

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DISH
County: DENTON
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2984

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DONNA
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3030

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EAST FORK FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No1
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3056

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2646

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2646

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ESCOBARES
County: STARR
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3025

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FRISCO
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3023

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3045

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No5
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/09/2008
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: KYLE
County: HAYS
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3053

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LA JOYA
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2639

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LOCKHART INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-2434

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LONGVIEW
County: GREGG, HARRISON
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3035

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MANOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Board of trustees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2862

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3005

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3024

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROMA
County: STARR
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3040

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3022

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SONTERRA MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT C
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2875

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SONTERRA MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT D
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2876

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Majority vote requirement
Numbered positions adopted
Term of office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6120

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BURLESON
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3026

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3032

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 06/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2994

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 05/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0351

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2008-0351

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HOPKINS
Action Date: 06/04/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3042

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: JIM WELLS
Action Date: 05/29/2008
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2988

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 05/27/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-3043

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction: VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Action Date: 06/02/2008
Nominating procedures (Convention)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-2989

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 05/30/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-3007

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: HALIFAX
Action Date: 06/05/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-2860


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
Web - 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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