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

Notice Date: 8/28/2012

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:  2012-4129
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4129
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4461
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Primary)
Special election procedures (General election)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Elberta
Submission Number:  2012-4587
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Fairhope
Submission Number:  2012-4601
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Foley
Submission Number:  2012-4595
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Gulf Shores
Submission Number:  2012-4589
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Orange Beach
Submission Number:  2012-4600
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Robertsdale
Submission Number:  2012-4585
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Silverhill
Submission Number:  2012-4588
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Summerdale
Submission Number:  2012-4599
Action Date:  08/27/2012
General election (Date change)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4463
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Hale
Subjurisdiction:  Akron
Submission Number:  2012-3881
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Voting method (Electronic)
Notice of withdrawal

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeport
Submission Number:  2012-3951
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeport
Submission Number:  2012-4596
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2012-4205
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2012-4597
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Satsuma
Submission Number:  2012-4521
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Pike Road
Submission Number:  2012-3865
Action Date:  08/10/2012
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Pike Road
Submission Number:  2012-4324
Action Date:  08/10/2012
Annexation
Deannexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Pike Road
Submission Number:  2012-4578
Action Date:  08/10/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4468
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4488
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4604
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough:  Lake And Peninsula
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4498
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Coconino
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4548
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Graham
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4523
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Creighton Elementary School District #14
Submission Number:  2011-4495
Action Date:  07/20/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Resubmission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Sunburst Farms Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2012-4469
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
Submission Number:  2012-4474
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  Browns Valley Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2012-4172
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Creation of special district
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  Yuba County Water Agency
Submission Number:  2012-4555
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4516
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Bacon
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-3985
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Other
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Braselton
Submission Number:  2012-4528
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bartow
Subjurisdiction:  Taylorsville
Submission Number:  2012-4508
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bibb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-1990
Action Date:  08/01/2012
Redistricting plan
Response to Requested Information
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Bleckley
Subjurisdiction:  Bleckley County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2802
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Burke
Subjurisdiction:  Waynesboro
Submission Number:  2012-4464
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dodge
Subjurisdiction:  Rhine
Submission Number:  2012-4524
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Douglas
Subjurisdiction:  Douglasville
Submission Number:  2012-4542
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Emanuel
Subjurisdiction:  Summertown
Submission Number:  2012-4472
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fannin
Subjurisdiction:  Blue Ridge
Submission Number:  2012-4475
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Glynn
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4558
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Glynn
Subjurisdiction:  Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water And Sewer Commission
Submission Number:  2012-2589
Action Date:  08/15/2012
Method of election
Number of officials
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Grayson
Submission Number:  2012-4510
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Long
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2733
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Meriwether
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4532
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2272
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Redistricting plan
Response to Requested Information
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Pierce
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4561
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Stewart
Subjurisdiction:  Stewart County School District
Submission Number:  2012-4403
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction:  Mcrae
Submission Number:  2012-4212
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Toombs
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4005
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Tennille
Submission Number:  2012-4113
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4581
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Allen
Subjurisdiction:  Allen Parish Fire Protection District #6
Submission Number:  2012-3954
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4033
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Calcasieu Parish Ward 4, Fire Protection District #2
Submission Number:  2012-4518
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Ward One Fire Protection District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4517
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4526
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4553
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Evangeline
Subjurisdiction:  Evangeline Parish Road & Drainage Sales Tax District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4270
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Youngsville
Submission Number:  2012-4515
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4489
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Independence
Submission Number:  2012-4530
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  West Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  West Baton Rouge Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-4538
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4023
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4023
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Copiah
Subjurisdiction:  Hazlehurst
Submission Number:  2012-4543
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Harrison
Subjurisdiction:  Long Beach
Submission Number:  2012-4460
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction:  Edwards
Submission Number:  2012-4574
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction:  Utica
Submission Number:  2012-4544
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Flora
Submission Number:  2012-4606
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4266
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction:  Magnolia
Submission Number:  2012-4605
Action Date:  08/28/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Simpson
Subjurisdiction:  Mendenhall
Submission Number:  2012-4575
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Tunica
Subjurisdiction:  Tunica
Submission Number:  2012-4545
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW YORK Borough:  Bronx, Kings, New York
Subjurisdiction:  New York
Submission Number:  2012-4540
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Bertie
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4560
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cumberland
Subjurisdiction:  Fayetteville
Submission Number:  2012-3776
Action Date:  07/03/2012
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Gaston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4509
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Harnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4462
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Hertford
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4466
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Ridge
Submission Number:  2012-4539
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Indian Trail
Submission Number:  2012-3928
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Indian Trail
Submission Number:  2012-4467
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  North Augusta
Submission Number:  2012-4491
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4299
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Precinct
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Bamberg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4586
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4512
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct (Name change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley
Subjurisdiction:  Berkeley County School District
Submission Number:  2012-4594
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  James Island
Submission Number:  2012-3937
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Dorchester County School District #2
Submission Number:  2012-4565
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Florence
Subjurisdiction:  Pamplico
Submission Number:  2012-4511
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Georgetown
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4591
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marlboro
Subjurisdiction:  Marlboro County School District
Submission Number:  2012-4603
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Newberry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4473
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4563
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Richland
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4590
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4505
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Mill
Submission Number:  2012-3930
Action Date:  08/16/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Sharon
Submission Number:  2012-4554
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Angelina, Jasper, Tyler
Subjurisdiction:  Colmesneil Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4584
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Corpus Christi
Submission Number:  2012-4573
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bell
Subjurisdiction:  Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
Submission Number:  2012-4477
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bell, Coryell, Lampasas
Subjurisdiction:  Copperas Cove
Submission Number:  2012-4499
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4502
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Alamo Heights
Submission Number:  2012-4504
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  San Antonio
Submission Number:  2012-4514
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Southwest Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4493
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Schertz
Submission Number:  2012-4534
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bosque, Comanche, Coryell, Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2012-4465
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction:  Texarkana Community College District
Submission Number:  2012-4566
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4522
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet
Submission Number:  2012-4500
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Caldwell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4592
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  La Feria Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4571
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Baytown
Submission Number:  2012-4535
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Clay
Subjurisdiction:  Henrietta
Submission Number:  2012-4513
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4501
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2012-4074
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Princeton
Submission Number:  2012-4000
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Comanche, Eastland, Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Lingleville Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4484
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Irving Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-2725
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Deaf Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Walcott Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4209
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Eastland, Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Huckabay Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4483
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ector, Midland
Subjurisdiction:  Odessa
Submission Number:  2012-4559
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Submission received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso
Submission Number:  2012-4459
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso
Submission Number:  2012-4549
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  Tornillo Water Improvement District
Submission Number:  2012-4480
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Erath
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4482
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Bluff Dale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4487
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Erath
Subjurisdiction:  Morgan Mill Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4485
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Erath, Somervell
Subjurisdiction:  Three Way Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4486
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Falls, Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Bruceville-Eddy
Submission Number:  2012-3882
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Community College System District
Submission Number:  2012-4552
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Flamingo Isles Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2012-4556
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Voting method
Joint election procedures
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gillespie
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4527
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  Sherman
Submission Number:  2012-4572
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Annexation
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gregg
Subjurisdiction:  Spring Hill Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4525
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4529
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Beechnut Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2012-4506
Action Date:  08/22/2012
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #136
Submission Number:  2012-4579
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Voting method
Joint election procedures
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #179
Submission Number:  2012-4503
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #383
Submission Number:  2012-4531
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Memorial Villages Water Authority
Submission Number:  2012-4507
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Voting method
Joint election procedures
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Reunion Ranch Water Control & Improvement District
Submission Number:  2012-4557
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays, Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Austin
Submission Number:  2012-4471
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Annexation
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree
Subjurisdiction:  Booker Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4550
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Alton
Submission Number:  2012-3956
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Alton
Submission Number:  2012-3956
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Annexation
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Hidalgo County Drainage District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4580
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hood
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4536
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hood
Subjurisdiction:  Granbury
Submission Number:  2012-4519
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  La Salle
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4546
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  La Salle
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4546
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Lavaca
Subjurisdiction:  Moulton
Submission Number:  2012-4593
Action Date:  08/08/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Llano
Subjurisdiction:  Llano County Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4533
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Maverick
Subjurisdiction:  Eagle Pass Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4562
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4478
Action Date:  07/02/2012
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Riesel
Submission Number:  2012-4582
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Medina County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2012-4598
Action Date:  07/18/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nacogdoches
Subjurisdiction:  Nacogdoches County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2012-4481
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nolan
Subjurisdiction:  Sweetwater
Submission Number:  2012-4476
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Robertson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4564
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4520
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Augustine
Subjurisdiction:  Broaddus Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4490
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Augustine
Subjurisdiction:  San Augustine Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4496
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  San Jacinto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4583
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Gregory-Portland Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4495
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Taft Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4547
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Taft Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4547
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Center
Submission Number:  2012-4085
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Annexation
Polling place
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Sutton
Subjurisdiction:  Sonora Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4537
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Carroll Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4136
Action Date:  08/20/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Everman
Submission Number:  2012-4497
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2012-4492
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Tanglewood Forest Limited District
Submission Number:  2012-4570
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Travis County Healthcare District
Submission Number:  2012-4602
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeside Municipal Utility District #3
Submission Number:  2012-4568
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  North Austin Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4567
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tyler
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4470
Action Date:  08/17/2012
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Willacy
Subjurisdiction:  Raymondville
Submission Number:  2012-4494
Action Date:  08/21/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Hutto Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4551
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Siena Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4576
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Creation of special district
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Bilingual procedures
Election administration
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Siena Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2012-4576
Action Date:  08/23/2012
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Siena Municipal Utility District #2
Submission Number:  2012-4577
Action Date:  08/23/2012
Creation of special district
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures
Election administration
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Siena Municipal Utility District #2
Submission Number:  2012-4577
Action Date:  08/23/2012
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Arlington
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4541
Action Date:  08/22/2012
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Brunswick
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4211
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Brunswick
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4369
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Buchanan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4479
Action Date:  08/14/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4569
Action Date:  08/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
GEORGIA County:  Long
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-2733
Action Date:  08/27/2012
Redistricting plan (Commission)

GEORGIA County:  Long
Subjurisdiction:  Long County School District
Submission Number:  2012-2734
Action Date:  08/27/2012
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 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

Redistricting Census Information
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