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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 07/06/2010
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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2459
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Summerdale
Submission Number:  2010-2737
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Chilton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2765
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Chilton
Subjurisdiction:  Jemison
Submission Number:  2010-2764
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2010-2710
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2010-2710
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Etowah, Marshall
Subjurisdiction:  Boaz
Submission Number:  2010-2720
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2769
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Bessemer
Submission Number:  2010-2715
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Hueytown
Submission Number:  2010-2731
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2010-2474
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2010-2739
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tallapoosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2740
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tuscaloosa
Subjurisdiction:  Tuscaloosa
Submission Number:  2010-2747
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2499
Action Date:  07/02/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2728
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2734
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough:  Ketchikan Gateway
Subjurisdiction:  Ketchikan
Submission Number:  2010-2645
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

ALASKA Borough:  Kodiak Island
Subjurisdiction:  Kodiak
Submission Number:  2010-2767
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2713
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Boundary changes (School districts)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Cochise
Subjurisdiction:  Upper San Pedro Water District
Submission Number:  2010-2751
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Cave Creek
Submission Number:  2010-2711
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
General election
Primary election
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2010-2776
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  El Mirage
Submission Number:  2010-2761
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2010-2732
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
General election
Primary election
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Casa Grande
Submission Number:  2010-2778
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2708
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction:  Central California Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2010-2743
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2673
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration (Ballots)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2735
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Address change)
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Temple Terrace
Submission Number:  2010-2488
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Temple Terrace
Submission Number:  2010-2592
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Temple Terrace
Submission Number:  2010-2736
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2756
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bacon
Subjurisdiction:  Alma
Submission Number:  2010-2709
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Carl
Submission Number:  2010-2779
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Emerson
Submission Number:  2010-2759
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Canton
Submission Number:  2010-2777
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Woodstock
Submission Number:  2010-2738
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction:  Dunwoody
Submission Number:  2010-2450
Action Date:  07/02/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Notice of withdrawal

GEORGIA County:  Fayette
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2010-2498
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Glascock
Subjurisdiction:  Glascock County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2768
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Norcross
Submission Number:  2010-2724
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Plurality vote requirement
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
Submission Number:  2010-2725
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction:  Hinesville
Submission Number:  2010-2742
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2707
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Miller
Subjurisdiction:  Miller County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2436
Action Date:  07/06/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Mitchell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2719
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2372
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Niblett`s Bluff Park Commission
Submission Number:  2010-2718
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Westlake
Submission Number:  2010-2730
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Fire Protection District #16
Submission Number:  2010-2753
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #7
Submission Number:  2010-2726
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Hackberry Recreation District
Submission Number:  2010-2727
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2781
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Sales Tax District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2771
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Sales Tax District #2
Submission Number:  2010-2772
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  French Quarter-Marigny Historic Area Management District Subdistrict #1
Submission Number:  2010-2745
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  French Quarter-Marigny Historic Area Management District Subdistrict #2
Submission Number:  2010-2746
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  Opelousas
Submission Number:  2010-2733
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Submission received

MICHIGAN County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2618
Action Date:  07/02/2010
Absentee Voting (Military and Overseas Empowerment Act)
Nominating procedures (Military and Overseas Empowerment Act)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Slate Spring
Submission Number:  2010-2741
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  George
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2760
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction:  Clinton Public School District
Submission Number:  2010-2758
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2729
Action Date:  06/25/2010
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2712
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Political activity
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2010-2780
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Winterville
Submission Number:  2010-2752
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2748
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2775
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2714
Action Date:  06/24/2010
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Springdale
Submission Number:  2010-2706
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Swansea
Submission Number:  2010-2754
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Irmo
Submission Number:  2010-2755
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH DAKOTA County:  Todd
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2744
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell, Coryell, Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Copperas Cove
Submission Number:  2010-2437
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Fair Oaks Ranch
Submission Number:  2010-2722
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coleman
Subjurisdiction:  Novice Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2721
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Farmers Branch
Submission Number:  2010-2530
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Deaf Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Hereford
Submission Number:  2010-2774
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Delta, Hunt
Subjurisdiction:  Commerce Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2723
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2773
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Freestone
Subjurisdiction:  Wortham
Submission Number:  2010-2762
Action Date:  06/22/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Cibolo
Submission Number:  2010-2717
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Aldine Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2750
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  La Porte
Submission Number:  2010-2766
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Mission Bend Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2763
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2407
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Community College District
Submission Number:  2010-2407
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Kempner
Submission Number:  2010-2716
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Matagorda
Subjurisdiction:  Caney Creek Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-2396
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Austin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2406
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Riverside
Submission Number:  2010-2770
Action Date:  06/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Submission Number:  2010-2757
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

On the date(s) indicated, a declaratory judgment was filed seeking judicial review under section 5 of the following change.
GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2782
Action Date:  06/22/2010
Voter registration

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3672
Action Date:  06/28/2010
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)

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

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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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