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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 09/08/2008
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.

If you are currently receiving this notice by postal service delivery and would like to receive it by electronic mail, you may send a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov. Please provide both your current mailing address and the electronic mail address to which you like it sent. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list because you are able to access the list from our web site or for any other reason, please send your current mailing address to section5.notice@usdoj.gov and include the word "remove." You may begin receiving this notice by sending a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov with the electronic mail address to which you like it sent.

The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.



Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Bullock
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4618

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Double Springs
County:  Winston
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4652

Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Lawrence
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4647

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Gardendale
County:  Jefferson
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4232

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Gardendale
County:  Jefferson
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4651

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Eloy
County:  Pinal
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4279

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Beaverdam/Littlefield Fire District
County:  Mohave
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3857

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Beaverdam/Littlefield Fire District
County:  Mohave
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3857

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Maricopa
County:  Pinal
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4616
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Queen Creek
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3959

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3068

California Subjurisdiction:  Atwater
County:  Merced
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3821
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Harlem
County:  Columbia
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4653

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Decatur
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4422

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Kingsland
County:  Camden
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4617

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Peachtree City
County:  Fayette
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4626

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Athens-Clarke
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4631

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4633

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4622
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Glynn
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4629
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Madison
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4619

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Lithonia
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  09/05/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4383
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Loganville
County:  Gwinnett, Walton
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4659

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Mcintyre
County:  Wilkinson
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Special election procedures (General election)
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4177

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  West Point
County:  Harris, Troup
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4656

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Carroll
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3973

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4654

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Alexandria
Parish:  Rapides
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4347

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  Franklin
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4673

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Avoyelles Parish Fire Protection District #2
Parish:  Avoyelles
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4620
Expedited Consideration Requested

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  Jefferson
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3727


Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Desoto
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4640
Expedited Consideration Requested


Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Jackson
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4642

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  St. Pauls
County:  Robeson
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4059

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Marvin
County:  Union
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4643

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
County:  Guilford
Action Date:  07/08/2008
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3616

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
County:  Guilford
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3616

North Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Edgecombe
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4661

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Cayce
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4663

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Florence
County:  Florence
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4672

South Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Edgefield
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4627
Expedited Consideration Requested

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Blacksburg
County:  Cherokee
Action Date:  08/26/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4645

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Gaston
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4641

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Richland County School District #2
County:  Richland
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4638
Expedited Consideration Requested

South Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  09/03/2008
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4639

South Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Horry
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4625
Expedited Consideration Requested

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4662

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Addison
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4666
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Cedar Hill
County:  Dallas, Ellis
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3708
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Collinsville Independent School District
County:  Grayson
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4216

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Crowley Independent School District
County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Action Date:  09/03/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3882

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Dallas County Hospital District
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Number of officials
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4362
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Dallas County Hospital District
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  08/29/2008

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Peaster Independent School District
County:  Parker
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4644

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Snyder Consolidated Independent School District
County:  Kent, Mitchell, Scurry
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4646
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  08/26/2008
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4637

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Athens Independent School District
County:  Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4635

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Denver City Independent School District
County:  Yoakum
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4636

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Gainesville
County:  Cooke
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4632

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville Independent School District
County:  Walker
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4623

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Jacksboro Independent School District
County:  Archer, Jack, Wise
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4634

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Simms Independent School District
County:  Bowie
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Precinct (Added)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4630

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Van Vleck Independent School District
County:  Matagorda
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4624
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Vysehrad Independent School District
County:  Lavaca
Action Date:  08/27/2008
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4621

Texas Subjurisdiction:  West Williamson County Municipal Utility District #1
County:  Williamson
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4628
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Amarillo Independent School District
County:  Potter, Randall
Action Date:  08/25/2008
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3975
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Crowley Independent School District
County:  Johnson, Tarrant
Action Date:  09/05/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3882

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Del Mar College District
County:  Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Address change)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4668
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Edgewood Independent School District
County:  Bexar
Action Date:  09/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4264
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Fate
County:  Rockwall
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4669
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Joshua Independent School District
County:  Johnson
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4674

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Miller Grove Independent School District
County:  Hopkins, Rains
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4676
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
County:  Jefferson, Orange
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3838

Texas Subjurisdiction:  San Marcos
County:  Caldwell, Hays
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3629

Texas Subjurisdiction:  San Marcos
County:  Caldwell, Hays
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4649

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Taylor Independent School District
County:  Williamson
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4660

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Travis County Emergency Services District #2
County:  Travis
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Deannexation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4671

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Travis County Emergency Services District #6
County:  Travis
Action Date:  08/29/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4657

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Gregg
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4655

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Lubbock
Action Date:  09/04/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3895

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Nacogdoches
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4664
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Rains
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4650
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Reeves
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4670

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Taylor
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Polling place (Name change)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4667

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Tom Green
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4665

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Webb
Action Date:  09/02/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4675

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Wharton
Action Date:  09/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3946

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Culpeper
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-4658

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Bath
Action Date:  08/28/2008
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3816

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Northumberland
Action Date:  09/03/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3764
Expedited Consideration Requested

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

By letter to the addresses below:

Mailing Contact
United States Postal Service mail (including certified mail and express mail) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

Deliveries by overnight express service (such as Airborne, DHL, Federal Express or UPS) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
1800 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
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