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

Notice Date: 6/17/2013

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:  2013-1892
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Foley
Submission Number:  2013-1911
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Robertsdale
Submission Number:  2013-1908
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun, Talladega
Subjurisdiction:  Oxford
Submission Number:  2013-1889
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Chambers
Subjurisdiction:  Valley
Submission Number:  2013-1887
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction:  Winfield
Submission Number:  2013-1883
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Bayou La Batre
Submission Number:  2013-1873
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2013-1885
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Montevallo
Submission Number:  2013-1886
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction:  Ganado Fire District
Submission Number:  2013-1311
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Gila, Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Winkelman
Submission Number:  2013-1640
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Voting method (By-mail)
General election
Primary election
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Gila, Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Winkelman
Submission Number:  2013-1640
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Voting method (By-mail)
General election
Primary election
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1894
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Appling
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1870
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Transfer of powers (Board of elections)
Precinct (Realignment)
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll
Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton
Submission Number:  2013-1899
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Catoosa
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Oglethorpe
Submission Number:  2013-1893
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Smyrna
Submission Number:  2013-1866
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dodge
Subjurisdiction:  Eastman
Submission Number:  2013-1897
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Grady
Subjurisdiction:  Whigham
Submission Number:  2013-1841
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Harris, Troup
Subjurisdiction:  West Point
Submission Number:  2013-1818
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Harris, Troup
Subjurisdiction:  West Point
Submission Number:  2013-1882
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Macon-Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0447
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Nonpartisan elections
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Pulaski
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1541
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Schley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1854
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Schley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1854
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Schley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1854
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Turner
Subjurisdiction:  Sycamore
Submission Number:  2013-1907
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Wayne County School District
Submission Number:  2013-1891
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Wilcox
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1898
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish School District
Submission Number:  2013-1856
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  East Baton Rouge Parish Law Enforcement District
Submission Number:  2013-1901
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction:  Evangeline Parish School District
Submission Number:  2013-1858
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction:  Jeanerette
Submission Number:  2013-1857
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  La Salle
Subjurisdiction:  Tullos
Submission Number:  2013-1876
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Deannexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1740
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Recreation District #11
Submission Number:  2013-1741
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Thibodaux
Submission Number:  2013-1786
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  St. Landry Parish Road District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1720
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  Sunset
Submission Number:  2013-1855
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Slidell
Submission Number:  2013-1853
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  2013-1868
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1425
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1425
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1425
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Election administration
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1863
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Compensation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1884
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Compensation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction:  Mccomb
Submission Number:  2013-1909
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1872
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2013-1896
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Nominating procedures
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2013-1905
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir, Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Grifton
Submission Number:  2013-1902
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Greenville
Submission Number:  2013-1864
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1862
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2013-1865
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2013-1657
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2013-1890
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1516
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Jasper
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1852
Action Date:  06/07/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2013-1644
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2013-1888
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Newberry
Subjurisdiction:  Newberry
Submission Number:  2013-1393
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Liberty
Submission Number:  2013-1881
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Live Oak
Submission Number:  2013-1877
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bosque
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1869
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brooks
Subjurisdiction:  Falfurrias
Submission Number:  2000-4350
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Brooks
Subjurisdiction:  Falfurrias
Submission Number:  2001-0048
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet
Submission Number:  2013-1895
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Creation of judicial district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Powers and duties
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Frisco
Submission Number:  2013-1653
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Grand Prairie
Submission Number:  2013-1871
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton, Parker, Tarrant, Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Worth
Submission Number:  2013-1860
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #50
Submission Number:  2013-1910
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Rosenberg
Submission Number:  2013-1867
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Staggered terms (City court)
Election administration
General election (Date change)
Abolishment of elected office (Tax assessor)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Rosenberg
Submission Number:  2013-1878
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction:  Gonzales Healthcare Systems
Submission Number:  2009-3214
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Term of office (Four years)
Ballot format
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Referendum requirement
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction:  Gonzales Healthcare Systems
Submission Number:  2009-3762
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Term of office
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Dowdell Public Utility District
Submission Number:  2013-1874
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #275
Submission Number:  2013-1879
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Bilingual procedures (Chinese language)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #502
Submission Number:  2013-1900
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Remington Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1875
Action Date:  06/10/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1903
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Crowley
Submission Number:  2013-1859
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Runoff election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Leon
Subjurisdiction:  Buffalo
Submission Number:  2013-1906
Action Date:  06/11/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nueces
Subjurisdiction:  Banquete Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1904
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Jacinto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2006-6656
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Pelican Bay
Submission Number:  2013-1861
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Runoff election
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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