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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/22/2009
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:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2009-1913
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma School District
Submission Number:  2009-1926
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1923
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1745
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1927
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1900
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Absentee Voting
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Phoenix
Submission Number:  2009-1769
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Limited redistricting
Polling place (Added)
Ballot format
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Virgin River Domestic Wastewater Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-1509
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
General election (Date change)
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction:  Somerton
Submission Number:  2009-1912
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Legrand Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-1598
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Weaver Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-1599
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Weaver Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-1599
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Notice of withdrawal

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1925
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Election administration
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Ben Hill, Irwin
Subjurisdiction:  Fitzgerald
Submission Number:  2009-1901
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1928
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction:  Nahunta
Submission Number:  2009-1873
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2009-1918
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cook
Subjurisdiction:  Adel
Submission Number:  2009-1930
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cusseta-Chattahoochee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1904
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Decatur
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1916
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Nicholson
Submission Number:  2009-1760
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Hinesville
Submission Number:  2009-1634
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Cedartown
Submission Number:  2009-1495
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Talbot
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1902
Action Date:  06/08/2009
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1922
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Grant
Subjurisdiction:  Colfax
Submission Number:  2009-1672
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Youngsville
Submission Number:  2009-1921
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Lafourche Parish Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  2009-1919
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1906
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Commission)
Runoff election (Date change)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1907
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Compensation
Referendum requirement
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1908
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1909
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Election administration
Voting method
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1917
Action Date:  06/11/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2009-1725
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1663
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1888
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction:  Kinston
Submission Number:  2009-0216
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Plurality vote requirement
Nonpartisan elections
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1929
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Northampton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1790
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Ridge
Submission Number:  2009-1522
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2004-3197
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2004-3197
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2004-4187
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2004-4187
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2009-0189
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2009-1288
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2009-1524
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Swansboro
Submission Number:  2009-1903
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-1794
Action Date:  06/10/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-1911
Action Date:  06/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Mcclellanville
Submission Number:  2009-1914
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1537
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marlboro
Subjurisdiction:  Mccoll
Submission Number:  2009-1905
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Special election procedures (Mayor)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Mill
Submission Number:  2009-1867
Action Date:  06/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Mill
Submission Number:  2009-1867
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Mill
Submission Number:  2009-1892
Action Date:  06/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Frisco
Submission Number:  2009-1523
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction:  Lamesa
Submission Number:  2009-1920
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #2
Submission Number:  2009-1519
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mission
Submission Number:  2009-1915
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2000-3908
Action Date:  06/08/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #111
Submission Number:  2009-1910
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Navarro
Subjurisdiction:  Navarro College District
Submission Number:  2009-1924
Action Date:  06/08/2009
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1616
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1616
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1540
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Voter assistance procedures
Submission received

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

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
Redistricting Census Information
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