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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 08/02/2010
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:  2010-2946
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2571
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Orange Beach
Submission Number:  2010-2989
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2010-2710
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery
Submission Number:  2010-3006
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2976
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Annexation (Procedures)
Deannexation
Election administration
Special election procedures
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction:  Yuma
Submission Number:  2010-3008
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Central Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2010-2587
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2705
Action Date:  07/30/2010
Absentee Voting (Military and Overseas Empowerment Act)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2981
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3004
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bulloch
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3019
Action Date:  07/30/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2987
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Douglasville
Submission Number:  2010-2995
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fannin
Subjurisdiction:  Blue Ridge
Submission Number:  2010-3005
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2977
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Gainesville School District
Submission Number:  2010-2978
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Tennille
Submission Number:  2010-2980
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Wilkinson
Subjurisdiction:  Ivey
Submission Number:  2010-3009
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3010
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Voter registration (Military and Overseas Empowerment Act)
Absentee Voting (Military and Overseas Empowerment Act)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3013
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3018
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Form of government
Referendum requirement
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3002
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Calcasieu Parish Sales Tax District #4-A
Submission Number:  2010-3000
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  Shenandoah Estates Crime Prevention & Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-3014
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Lafourche Parish Fire Protection District #1
Submission Number:  2010-2943
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafourche
Subjurisdiction:  Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility
Submission Number:  2010-2613
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Livingston
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston Parish Gravity Drainage District #1
Submission Number:  2010-3003
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Milneburg Neighborhood Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-3016
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  New Orleans City Court
Submission Number:  2010-3017
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Judgeship)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Seabrook Neighborhood Improvement And Security District
Submission Number:  2010-3015
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Tangipahoa Parish Road Lighting District #5
Submission Number:  2010-3011
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Washington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2994
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  Southaven
Submission Number:  2010-2997
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  George
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2760
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Ellisville
Submission Number:  2010-3001
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Annexation
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction:  Sunflower County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2678
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction:  Sunflower County School District
Submission Number:  2010-2678
Action Date:  07/30/2010
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3020
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Election administration
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2872
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Voting method
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2010-2976
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2979
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2999
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2974
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2010-2996
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Laurens County School District #55
Submission Number:  2010-2862
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Laurens County School District #56
Submission Number:  2010-2863
Action Date:  07/29/2010
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

SOUTH DAKOTA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2565
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Nominating procedures
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Angelina
Subjurisdiction:  Central Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2992
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Hays, Medina, Uvalde
Subjurisdiction:  Edwards Aquifer Authority
Submission Number:  2010-2973
Action Date:  07/23/2010
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa, Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Lytle Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2998
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3007
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Hunt, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Royse City Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2975
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Coppell Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2789
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #238
Submission Number:  2010-2993
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hill
Subjurisdiction:  Whitney Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2990
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Lavaca
Subjurisdiction:  Hallettsville
Submission Number:  2010-2971
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Matagorda, Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  Boling Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2985
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-2988
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Deannexation
Election administration (Name change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Augustine
Subjurisdiction:  San Augustine Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2986
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Center
Submission Number:  2010-2991
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Starr
Subjurisdiction:  Roma
Submission Number:  2010-2972
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Voting method
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2983
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wharton
Subjurisdiction:  Louise Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-2984
Action Date:  07/28/2010
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Zapata
Subjurisdiction:  Zapata County Assistance District
Submission Number:  2010-3012
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2870
Action Date:  07/15/2010
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Nelson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2970
Action Date:  07/26/2010
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-2512
Action Date:  07/27/2010
Method of election (At large)
Number of officials

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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