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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/14/2010
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2571
Action Date:  06/04/2010
Referendum requirement
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Vestavia Hills
Submission Number:  2010-2574
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Form of government (Council-manager)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2568
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Method of election (At large)
Establishment of elected office (Chairperson)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction:  Beatrice
Submission Number:  2010-2558
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Polling place
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-4194
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Election administration
Resubmission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5259
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2976
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Annexation (Procedures)
Deannexation
Election administration
Special election procedures
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Resubmission received

ALASKA Borough:  Kenai Peninsula
Subjurisdiction:  Homer
Submission Number:  2010-2560
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Election administration
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1722
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Response to Requested Information

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Daisy Mountain Fire District
Submission Number:  2010-2552
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Bullhead City
Submission Number:  2010-2569
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Primary election (Date change)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Pinal County Community College District
Submission Number:  2009-3519
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Redistricting plan
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Plant City
Submission Number:  2010-2559
Action Date:  06/09/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Burke, Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Keysville
Submission Number:  2010-2435
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Clayton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2550
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Milner
Submission Number:  2010-2570
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Leesburg
Submission Number:  2010-2535
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Byron
Submission Number:  2010-2551
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Rockdale
Subjurisdiction:  Conyers
Submission Number:  2010-2215
Action Date:  06/14/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2010-1982
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Natchitoches
Subjurisdiction:  Natchitoches
Submission Number:  2010-2573
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Natchitoches
Subjurisdiction:  Natchitoches Parish Consolidated School District #7
Submission Number:  2010-2567
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Huntington Park Subdivision Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-2162
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Kenilworth Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-2151
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Notice of withdrawal

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Forest Estates Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-2149
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Upper Hurstville Security District
Submission Number:  2010-2557
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Election administration
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Independence
Submission Number:  2010-2561
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Boundary changes
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Parish Fire Protection District #4-A
Submission Number:  2010-2566
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-1939
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Nominating procedures
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2054
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Compensation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2145
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Compensation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2341
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2424
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Election administration
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2442
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Political activity
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2443
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Election administration
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2444
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Powers and duties
Runoff election
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2445
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2544
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Judgeship)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2545
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Staggered terms
Term of office (Five years)
Number of officials (Board of trustees)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2549
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Method of selection
Election administration
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Chickasaw, Monroe
Subjurisdiction:  Okolona Public School District
Submission Number:  2010-2556
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hancock
Subjurisdiction:  Waveland
Submission Number:  2010-2249
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Designation)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hancock
Subjurisdiction:  Waveland
Submission Number:  2010-2249
Action Date:  06/09/2010
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Designation)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2148
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Creation of judicial district (County court)
Number of officials (Judgeship)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2546
Action Date:  06/04/2010
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2564
Action Date:  06/09/2010
Voter registration
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Absentee Voting (Military voters)
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2010-2125
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2010-2539
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dillon
Subjurisdiction:  Dillon County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2554
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Kershaw
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2575
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2010-2553
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2565
Action Date:  06/09/2010
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Southmost Union Junior College District
Submission Number:  2010-2440
Action Date:  06/03/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Southmost Union Junior College District
Submission Number:  2010-2440
Action Date:  06/09/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Mont Belvieu
Submission Number:  2010-2263
Action Date:  06/11/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Celina
Submission Number:  2010-2237
Action Date:  06/01/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Celina
Submission Number:  2010-2555
Action Date:  06/01/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2317
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fisher, Nolan
Subjurisdiction:  Sweetwater Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2572
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Howe
Submission Number:  2010-0851
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Annexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Howe
Submission Number:  2010-2090
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2407
Action Date:  06/10/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2562
Action Date:  06/08/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2406
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Cedar Park
Submission Number:  2010-2241
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Cedar Park
Submission Number:  2010-2241
Action Date:  06/07/2010

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Georgetown
Submission Number:  2010-2563
Action Date:  06/07/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
Acting 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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