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

Notice Date: 6/24/2013

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:  2013-1956
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Term of office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Fairhope
Submission Number:  2013-1933
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2013-1924
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  St. Clair
Subjurisdiction:  Springville
Submission Number:  2013-1926
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Kake
Submission Number:  2013-1914
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Whittier
Submission Number:  2013-1768
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Glendale
Submission Number:  2013-1937
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Santa Cruz
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1949
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1960
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1953
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  North Monterey County Unified School District
Submission Number:  2013-1160
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Port Wentworth
Submission Number:  2013-1656
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Port Wentworth
Submission Number:  2013-1656
Action Date:  06/21/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction:  Argyle
Submission Number:  2013-1543
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Election administration
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Acworth
Submission Number:  2013-1957
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Powder Springs
Submission Number:  2013-1766
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
General election (Date change)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Crisp
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1929
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan (Residency districts)
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dodge
Subjurisdiction:  Eastman
Submission Number:  2013-1897
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Douglasville
Submission Number:  2012-4542
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Redistricting plan
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Evans
Subjurisdiction:  Hagan
Submission Number:  2013-1919
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Greene
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1473
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Lula
Submission Number:  2013-1774
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Centerville
Submission Number:  2013-1947
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Warner Robins
Submission Number:  2013-1913
Action Date:  06/13/2013
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Age requirement)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Macon-Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-0447
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Nonpartisan elections
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Colbert
Submission Number:  2013-1942
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Danielsville
Submission Number:  2013-1943
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Randolph
Subjurisdiction:  Cuthbert
Submission Number:  2013-1915
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Tattnall
Subjurisdiction:  Glennville
Submission Number:  2013-1941
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction:  Scotland
Submission Number:  2013-1923
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction:  Telfair County School District
Submission Number:  2013-1636
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1951
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Wheeler
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1959
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Worth
Subjurisdiction:  Warwick
Submission Number:  2013-1936
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  De Soto Parish School District
Submission Number:  2013-1940
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Election administration
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  East Baton Rouge Parish Law Enforcement District
Submission Number:  2013-1901
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction:  Jeanerette
Submission Number:  2013-1857
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Carencro
Submission Number:  2013-1934
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Mosquito Abatement District
Submission Number:  2013-1939
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Mosquito Abatement District
Submission Number:  2013-1939
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  St. Landry Parish Road District #1
Submission Number:  2013-1720
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  1996-0055
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Response to Requested Information

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-0003
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1627
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Voting method
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Perry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1779
Action Date:  06/21/2013
Redistricting plan
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Rankin
Subjurisdiction:  Brandon
Submission Number:  2013-1931
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1872
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1958
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Winterville
Submission Number:  2013-1922
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  St. George
Submission Number:  2013-1952
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Hill
Submission Number:  2013-1938
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Redistricting plan
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Campobello
Submission Number:  2013-1920
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Rock Hill
Submission Number:  2013-1944
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Fair Oaks Ranch
Submission Number:  2013-1930
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazos
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1946
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Castro
Subjurisdiction:  Hart Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1950
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Community College District
Submission Number:  2013-1917
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Sachse
Submission Number:  2013-1918
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Dallas, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Wylie
Submission Number:  2013-1954
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coryell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1932
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fannin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1948
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1101
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1101
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  North Forest Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1102
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  North Forest Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1102
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Hays County Emergency Services District #2
Submission Number:  2013-1559
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Annexation
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Hays County Emergency Services District #2
Submission Number:  2013-1559
Action Date:  06/21/2013
Annexation
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Hays County Emergency Services District #8
Submission Number:  2013-1565
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Annexation
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Jasper
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1945
Action Date:  06/20/2013
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4278
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Districting plan
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-0895
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1903
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Cleburne
Submission Number:  2013-1925
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Deannexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mcculloch
Subjurisdiction:  Brady
Submission Number:  2013-1955
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1916
Action Date:  06/14/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Tenaha
Submission Number:  2007-2015
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Worth Independent School District
Submission Number:  2013-1927
Action Date:  05/30/2013
Runoff election
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bristol
Submission Number:  2013-1912
Action Date:  06/12/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bristol
Submission Number:  2013-1912
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Virginia Beach
Submission Number:  2013-1935
Action Date:  06/17/2013
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Buchanan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1921
Action Date:  06/18/2013
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Goochland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1729
Action Date:  06/19/2013
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  King William
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2013-1928
Action Date:  06/17/2013
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 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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