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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 08/03/2009
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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2292
Action Date:  07/30/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Judgeship)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Gulf Shores
Submission Number:  2009-2270
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Orange Beach
Submission Number:  2009-2244
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Barbour
Subjurisdiction:  Clayton
Submission Number:  2009-1973
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun, Etowah
Subjurisdiction:  Southside
Submission Number:  2009-2253
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Pinson
Submission Number:  2009-2061
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Pinson
Submission Number:  2009-2061
Action Date:  07/31/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Birmingham
Submission Number:  2009-1999
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Calera
Submission Number:  2009-2286
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-4194
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Election administration
Resubmission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5259
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2261
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Annexation (Procedures)
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Cochise
Subjurisdiction:  San Pedro Valley Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1975
Action Date:  07/30/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Coconino
Subjurisdiction:  Williams Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1976
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Wickenburg Unified School District #9
Submission Number:  2009-2218
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Tucson
Submission Number:  2009-1940
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Tucson
Submission Number:  2009-2252
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Weaver Mountain Domestic Waste Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-2240
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Creation of special district
Number of officials
General election (Date set)
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Butte, Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  North Yuba Water District
Submission Number:  2009-1861
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Butte, Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  North Yuba Water District
Submission Number:  2009-1861
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Delta View Joint Union School District
Submission Number:  2009-2279
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Kings
Subjurisdiction:  Kit Carson Union Elementary School District
Submission Number:  2009-2280
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Pajaro County Sanitation District
Submission Number:  2009-2251
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2254
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2277
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Burke
Subjurisdiction:  Girard
Submission Number:  2009-2184
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Burke
Subjurisdiction:  Sardis
Submission Number:  2009-2068
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Burke
Subjurisdiction:  Sardis
Submission Number:  2009-2068
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Butts
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2275
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-1978
Action Date:  07/29/2009
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
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-1978
Action Date:  07/29/2009
GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2285
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2009-1918
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dade
Subjurisdiction:  Trenton
Submission Number:  2009-2276
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Polling place
Voter registration
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dooly
Subjurisdiction:  Vienna
Submission Number:  2009-2264
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2137
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2243
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2236
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Gainesville
Submission Number:  2009-2248
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Henry
Subjurisdiction:  Hampton
Submission Number:  2009-1939
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Perry
Submission Number:  2009-2256
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction:  Valdosta School District
Submission Number:  2009-2258
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Rabun
Subjurisdiction:  Dillard
Submission Number:  2009-2175
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Rockdale
Subjurisdiction:  Conyers
Submission Number:  2009-2043
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Rockdale
Subjurisdiction:  Conyers
Submission Number:  2009-2043
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Rockdale
Subjurisdiction:  Conyers
Submission Number:  2009-2204
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Rockdale
Subjurisdiction:  Conyers
Submission Number:  2009-2281
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Spalding
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2259
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Tift
Subjurisdiction:  Ty Ty
Submission Number:  2009-2263
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2051
Action Date:  07/31/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2265
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Claiborne
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2288
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  East St. Landry Consolidated Gravity Drainage District #1
Submission Number:  2009-2245
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  Faquetaique Gravity District #1
Submission Number:  2009-2260
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Washington Parish Fire Protection District #3
Submission Number:  2009-2246
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Washington Parish School District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2267
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Winn
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2289
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Winn
Subjurisdiction:  Winn Parish Road District #1
Submission Number:  2009-2290
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Winn
Subjurisdiction:  Winn Parish Road District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2291
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Adams
Subjurisdiction:  Natchez
Submission Number:  2009-2262
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2074
Action Date:  07/30/2009
Term of office
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2009-2005
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2278
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Polling place
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2255
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Indian Trail
Submission Number:  2009-2266
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2284
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Hickory Grove
Submission Number:  2009-2282
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Mcconnells
Submission Number:  2009-2239
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Harker Heights
Submission Number:  2009-2287
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Brazoria County Freshwater District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2249
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2241
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Clearwater Ranch Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-2283
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Creation of special district
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Cottonwood Shores
Submission Number:  2009-2247
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Coleman
Subjurisdiction:  Coleman Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2274
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Colorado
Subjurisdiction:  Rice Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2271
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-1801
Action Date:  07/22/2009
Boundary changes
Voter registration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Morton Road Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-2237
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hunt
Subjurisdiction:  Verandah Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-2272
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Jefferson, Orange
Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
Submission Number:  2009-1083
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Deannexation
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Kerr
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2136
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Llano
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2257
Action Date:  07/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1983
Action Date:  07/28/2009
Special election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-1983
Action Date:  07/29/2009
Special election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Starr
Subjurisdiction:  Escobares
Submission Number:  2009-2268
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Stephens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2250
Action Date:  07/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander
Submission Number:  2009-2269
Action Date:  07/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Laredo
Submission Number:  2009-2273
Action Date:  07/27/2009
General election (Date 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:
TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-1738
Action Date:  07/31/2009
Ballot format
Special election procedures (Recall)

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 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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