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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 07/19/2010
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2571
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Chilton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2830
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Chilton
Subjurisdiction:  Maplesville
Submission Number:  2010-2831
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2010-2710
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Owens Cross Roads
Submission Number:  2010-2858
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2838
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2010-2845
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2010-2835
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Talladega
Subjurisdiction:  Sylacauga
Submission Number:  2010-2888
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Winston
Subjurisdiction:  Arley
Submission Number:  2010-2597
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Cochise
Subjurisdiction:  Sierra Vista
Submission Number:  2010-2834
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2814
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye Union High School District #201
Submission Number:  2010-2847
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler Unified School District #80
Submission Number:  2010-2849
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2010-2894
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Peoria Unified School District #11
Submission Number:  2010-2846
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
Submission Number:  2010-2806
Action Date:  07/13/2010
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2676
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Navajo
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2869
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2010-2836
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Central Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2010-2587
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2867
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Ballot format
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2827
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2839
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Canton
Submission Number:  2010-2777
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2010-2880
Action Date:  07/13/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Decatur
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2833
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2832
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Lavonia
Submission Number:  2010-2829
Action Date:  06/29/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2841
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Johns Creek
Submission Number:  2010-2684
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Warner Robins
Submission Number:  2010-2844
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Milner
Submission Number:  2010-2570
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2855
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2884
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Murray
Subjurisdiction:  Eton
Submission Number:  2010-2897
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Pierce, Ware
Subjurisdiction:  Waycross
Submission Number:  2010-2890
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction:  Concord
Submission Number:  2010-2876
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Special election procedures
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  La Grange
Submission Number:  2010-2885
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2873
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Sales Tax District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2771
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish Sales Tax District #2
Submission Number:  2010-2772
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Upper Hurstville Security District
Submission Number:  2010-2557
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Election administration
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Rapides Parish Gravity Drainage District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2860
Action Date:  07/01/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Bernard
Subjurisdiction:  St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District
Submission Number:  2010-2828
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Bernard
Subjurisdiction:  St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District
Submission Number:  2010-2895
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Independence
Submission Number:  2010-2561
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2444
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Powers and duties
Runoff election (Date change)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jefferson Davis
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2886
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Tunica
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2595
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2843
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Voting method
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2856
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Election administration
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2857
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Political activity
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2010-2837
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2010-2878
Action Date:  07/13/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Bladen
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2875
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2868
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Edgecombe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2851
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Primary election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2748
Action Date:  06/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2865
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Voter registration
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Mauldin
Submission Number:  2010-2889
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood
Submission Number:  2010-2879
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2010-2852
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Laurens County School District #55
Submission Number:  2010-2862
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Redistricting plan
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Laurens County School District #56
Submission Number:  2010-2863
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Redistricting plan
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2010-2553
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2010-2898
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Pearland
Submission Number:  2010-2840
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazos
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2887
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  San Benito Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2850
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction:  Bellevue Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2853
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction:  Petrolia Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2861
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Farmersville Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2866
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Lewisville Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2882
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Eastland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2848
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #146
Submission Number:  2010-2881
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Gregg, Rusk
Subjurisdiction:  Kilgore
Submission Number:  2010-2864
Action Date:  07/13/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #249
Submission Number:  2010-2854
Action Date:  07/12/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hockley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2859
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Lampasas
Submission Number:  2010-2877
Action Date:  07/13/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  San Patricio County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2010-1169
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2870
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Election administration
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Submission Number:  2010-2891
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Norfolk
Submission Number:  2010-2896
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Amelia
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2893
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Russell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2842
Action Date:  07/09/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Russell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2842
Action Date:  07/14/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Tazewell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2892
Action Date:  07/16/2010
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

On the date(s) indicated, a declaratory judgment seeking termination of coverage (bailout) under Section 4 was filed.
NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2010-2931
Action Date:  07/08/2010
Election administration

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
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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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