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

Notice Date: 07/11/2011

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:  2011-2500
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Implementation schedule
Primary election (Date change)
Primary election (President)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Bibb
Subjurisdiction:  Brent
Submission Number:  2011-2511
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Butler
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1911
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Elmore, Tallapoosa
Subjurisdiction:  Tallassee
Submission Number:  2011-2525
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Pike Road
Submission Number:  2011-2531
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2011-2094
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2011-2360
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Chelsea
Submission Number:  2011-2509
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2523
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Election administration
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1944
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Absentee Voting
Notice of withdrawal

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2039
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Election administration
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Navajo
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2205
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson Valley Fire District
Submission Number:  2011-2516
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Annexation
Submission received

ARKANSAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2122
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received

ARKANSAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2122
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings, Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  West Hills Community College District
Submission Number:  2011-2502
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1857
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Election administration
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2514
Action Date:  06/28/2011
Ballot format
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Primary election (Date change)
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2545
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Cartersville
Submission Number:  2011-2512
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Candler
Subjurisdiction:  Metter
Submission Number:  2011-2494
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Candler
Subjurisdiction:  Metter
Submission Number:  2011-2494
Action Date:  06/30/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Decatur
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2518
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  East Point
Submission Number:  2011-2412
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Union City
Submission Number:  2011-2535
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction:  Mcdonough
Submission Number:  2011-2546
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Centerville
Submission Number:  2011-2519
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Perry
Submission Number:  2011-2536
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Dublin
Submission Number:  2011-2311
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Valdosta
Submission Number:  2011-2214
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2352
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Oglethorpe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2527
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Pickens County School District
Submission Number:  2011-2155
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Monroe
Submission Number:  2011-2278
Action Date:  06/30/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Monroe
Submission Number:  2011-2278
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction:  Dalton
Submission Number:  2011-2210
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction:  Dalton
Submission Number:  2011-2210
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Wilkes
Subjurisdiction:  Washington
Submission Number:  2011-1927
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2504
Action Date:  06/28/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2499
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Additional location)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Additional location)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2534
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Beauregard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2522
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2092
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2507
Action Date:  06/28/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Feliciana
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2055
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2422
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Grant
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2521
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2533
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  La Salle
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2310
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2424
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2267
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2539
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Natchitoches
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2506
Action Date:  06/28/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeview Street Maintenance District
Submission Number:  2011-2451
Action Date:  07/08/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Plaquemines
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2537
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Helena
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2547
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. James
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2501
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. John The Baptist
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2418
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Mary
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2274
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Mandeville
Submission Number:  2011-2237
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Bolivar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2505
Action Date:  06/28/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2011-2520
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Hope Mills
Submission Number:  2011-2541
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Martin
Subjurisdiction:  Parmele
Submission Number:  2011-2517
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Number of officials
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Fremont
Submission Number:  2011-2529
Action Date:  07/05/2011
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2515
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Absentee Voting
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2011-2528
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Beaufort
Submission Number:  2011-2538
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Greenville County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2011-2093
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2524
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2543
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2544
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2548
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2549
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Archer, Wichita
Subjurisdiction:  Wichita Falls
Submission Number:  2011-2530
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Killeen
Submission Number:  2011-2540
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell
Subjurisdiction:  Lockhart
Submission Number:  2011-2487
Action Date:  07/08/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Eastland
Subjurisdiction:  Cisco Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-2439
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gregg, Rusk
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore
Submission Number:  2011-2542
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson, Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
Submission Number:  2011-2532
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lynn, Terry
Subjurisdiction:  Tahoka Independent School District
Submission Number:  2011-2223
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2135
Action Date:  07/01/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Rusk
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2526
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Somervell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2513
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2161
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Bedford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2461
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Caroline
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1993
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Charles City
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2219
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1770
Action Date:  07/06/2011
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Fairfax
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2508
Action Date:  06/29/2011
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Mecklenburg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-2503
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Russell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1896
Action Date:  07/05/2011
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
VIRGINIA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-1770
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)

VIRGINIA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Cumberland County School District
Submission Number:  2011-1874
Action Date:  07/07/2011
Redistricting plan

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
Redistricting Census Information
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