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

Notice Date: 6/10/2013

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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1834
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Escambia
Subjurisdiction:  Atmore
Submission Number:  2013-1792
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2013-1422
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2013-1797
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2013-1825
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1827
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Precinct (Additional location)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tuscaloosa
Subjurisdiction:  Tuscaloosa
Submission Number:  2013-1842
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Boundary changes
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bethel
Submission Number:  2013-1844
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Election administration
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1784
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Carmel Area Wastewater District
Submission Number:  2013-1819
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Annexation
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Temple Terrace
Submission Number:  2013-1813
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1787
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Election administration
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1804
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Political activity
Powers and duties
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Appling
Subjurisdiction:  Surrency
Submission Number:  2013-1843
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1821
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Nonpartisan elections
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1839
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Springs
Submission Number:  2013-1832
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction:  Homerville
Submission Number:  2013-1793
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Woolsey
Submission Number:  2013-1805
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1802
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Redistricting plan
Term of office (Commission)
Powers and duties (Chairperson)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1833
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Grady
Subjurisdiction:  Whigham
Submission Number:  2013-1841
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Greene
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1473
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Lilburn
Submission Number:  2013-1815
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Harris, Troup
Subjurisdiction:  West Point
Submission Number:  2013-1333
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Deannexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Harris, Troup
Subjurisdiction:  West Point
Submission Number:  2013-1818
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Midway
Submission Number:  2013-1851
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Macon-Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0447
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Nonpartisan elections
General election (Date change)
Response to Requested Information

GEORGIA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction:  Culloden
Submission Number:  2013-1795
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Porterdale
Submission Number:  2013-1402
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Paulding
Subjurisdiction:  Hiram
Submission Number:  2013-1823
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Davisboro
Submission Number:  2013-0703
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson Parish School District
Submission Number:  2013-1282
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Thibodaux
Submission Number:  2013-1786
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Thibodaux
Submission Number:  2013-1786
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Rapides Parish Fire Protection District #15
Submission Number:  2013-1846
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Breaux Bridge
Submission Number:  2013-1826
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Pearl River
Submission Number:  2013-1836
Action Date:  05/29/2013
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1408
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1425
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1425
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1785
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Procedures for filling vacancies (School districts)
Compensation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1845
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Election administration
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Calhoun County School District
Submission Number:  2013-0563
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Biloxi
Submission Number:  2013-1798
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Rankin
Subjurisdiction:  Brandon
Submission Number:  2013-1828
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeton
Submission Number:  2013-1820
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1806
Action Date:  05/22/2013
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chester
Subjurisdiction:  Lando Rural Fire District
Submission Number:  1991-2451
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Creation of special district
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1838
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Atlantic Beach
Submission Number:  2013-1824
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Irmo
Submission Number:  2013-1791
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  Texarkana
Submission Number:  2013-1822
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1794
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Grand Prairie
Submission Number:  2013-1803
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Joint election procedures
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso
Submission Number:  2013-0837
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualification procedures (City council)
Special election procedures
General election (Date change)
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fulshear Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1816
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Rosenberg
Submission Number:  2013-1811
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Missouri City
Submission Number:  2013-1767
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #105
Submission Number:  2013-1808
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Chinese language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #500
Submission Number:  2013-1788
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #12
Submission Number:  2013-1807
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Chinese language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Sheldon Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1810
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Waskom
Submission Number:  2013-1542
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Sharyland Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1817
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson, Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
Submission Number:  2013-1830
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Election administration
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Keene
Submission Number:  2013-1831
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Burleson
Submission Number:  2013-1371
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Voting method
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jones, Taylor
Subjurisdiction:  Abilene
Submission Number:  2013-1847
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Boundary changes
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Llano
Subjurisdiction:  Llano County Rural Fire Prevention District #2
Submission Number:  2000-0253
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Creation of special district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Panola
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1814
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Reeves
Subjurisdiction:  Pecos-Barstow-Toyah Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1829
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Tiebreaking vote
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Somervell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1849
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1809
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1809
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2013-0049
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2013-0569
Action Date:  06/06/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2013-1837
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander
Submission Number:  2013-1801
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Upshur
Subjurisdiction:  Gilmer
Submission Number:  2013-1840
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  New Waverly
Submission Number:  2013-1796
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1835
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1850
Action Date:  06/03/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1458
Action Date:  06/04/2013
Voter registration
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1470
Action Date:  06/05/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Buckingham
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1800
Action Date:  05/28/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Dinwiddie
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1812
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Precinct
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Fairfax
Subjurisdiction:  Fairfax County School District
Submission Number:  2013-1790
Action Date:  05/31/2013
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Nottoway
Subjurisdiction:  Blackstone
Submission Number:  2013-1799
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Redistricting plan
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Stafford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1789
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

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

By letter to the addresses below:

Mailing Contact
United States Postal Service mail (including certified mail and express mail) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

Deliveries by overnight express service (such as Airborne, DHL, Federal Express or UPS) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
1800 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
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