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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 06/29/2009
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:  Barbour
Subjurisdiction:  Clayton
Submission Number:  2009-1973
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Birmingham
Submission Number:  2009-1999
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-1951
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1968
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Election administration (Poll workers)
Compensation
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1974
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1745
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1745
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1931
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Designation of annexed area to election district
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
Submission Number:  2009-1989
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Satsuma
Submission Number:  2009-1950
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2000
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Bilingual procedures (Alaskan Native language)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough:  Kodiak Island
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1655
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Cochise
Subjurisdiction:  San Pedro Valley Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1975
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Coconino
Subjurisdiction:  Williams Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1976
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Gila
Subjurisdiction:  Globe
Submission Number:  2009-1784
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gila Bend Unified School District #24
Submission Number:  2009-1942
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-1948
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-1948
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Tucson
Submission Number:  2009-1940
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Casa Grande
Submission Number:  2009-1969
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Euharlee
Submission Number:  2009-1982
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Voting method
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Berrien
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1936
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Berrien
Subjurisdiction:  Alapaha
Submission Number:  2009-1937
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1928
Action Date:  06/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Brantley
Subjurisdiction:  Nahunta
Submission Number:  2009-1873
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Camden
Subjurisdiction:  Kingsland
Submission Number:  2009-1960
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-1978
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Majority vote requirement
Term of office
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Compensation
Nominating procedures
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-1978
Action Date:  06/17/2009
GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Acworth
Submission Number:  2009-1993
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Coweta
Subjurisdiction:  Grantville
Submission Number:  2006-4697
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Coweta
Subjurisdiction:  Grantville
Submission Number:  2006-5337
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cusseta-Chattahoochee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1904
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2009-1994
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta
Submission Number:  2009-1963
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dooly
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1961
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Effingham
Subjurisdiction:  Guyton
Submission Number:  2009-1946
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Grady
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1647
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
Submission Number:  2009-1992
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction:  Hampton
Submission Number:  2009-1939
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction:  Locust Grove
Submission Number:  2009-1958
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson
Submission Number:  2009-1714
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Nicholson
Submission Number:  2009-1760
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Nicholson
Submission Number:  2009-1760
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Hinesville
Submission Number:  2009-1634
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1965
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Macon-Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1932
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Murray
Subjurisdiction:  Chatsworth
Submission Number:  2009-1719
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  La Grange
Submission Number:  2009-1988
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Washington County School District
Submission Number:  2009-1964
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2009-1954
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1947
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Collinston
Submission Number:  2009-1943
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vernon
Subjurisdiction:  New Llano
Submission Number:  2009-1990
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1917
Action Date:  06/12/2009
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1967
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2009-1941
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2001
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Nominating procedures
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1933
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1997
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Granville
Subjurisdiction:  Stovall
Submission Number:  2009-1984
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Absentee Voting
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1663
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1888
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-1991
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Hertford
Subjurisdiction:  Ahoskie
Submission Number:  2009-1971
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction:  Eden
Submission Number:  2009-1768
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1955
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley
Subjurisdiction:  Moncks Corner
Submission Number:  2009-1949
Action Date:  06/18/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Gaffney
Submission Number:  2009-1953
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2009-1885
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2009-1995
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1996
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Angelina
Subjurisdiction:  Lufkin
Submission Number:  2009-1529
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell, Hays
Subjurisdiction:  County Line Special Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1998
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Method of election (At large)
Staggered terms
Term of office
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris, Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Katy
Submission Number:  2009-1977
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Willow Creek Farms Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1945
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #55
Submission Number:  2009-1959
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #9
Submission Number:  2009-1985
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1956
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mission
Submission Number:  2009-1915
Action Date:  06/15/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hunt
Subjurisdiction:  Quinlan
Submission Number:  2009-1986
Action Date:  06/24/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Groves
Submission Number:  2009-1962
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Maverick
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1938
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-1738
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1983
Action Date:  06/08/2009
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Midland
Subjurisdiction:  Midland
Submission Number:  2009-1952
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #94
Submission Number:  2009-1944
Action Date:  06/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Water Control & Improvement District #1
Submission Number:  2009-1987
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Roberts
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1957
Action Date:  06/23/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Rusk
Subjurisdiction:  Henderson
Submission Number:  2009-1970
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1972
Action Date:  06/17/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Emergency Services District #7
Submission Number:  2009-1620
Action Date:  06/25/2009
Creation of special district
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Tax)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  King George
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1935
Action Date:  06/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Orange
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1894
Action Date:  06/22/2009
Voter registration (Hours)
Additional information 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
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