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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 09/11/2007

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 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.


ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Polling place
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4397

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4125

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: PAGE
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3707

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
County: HENDRY
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials
Absentee Voting
Voting qualifications/eligibility (Special districts)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3680

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 08/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3764

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PAYNE CITY
County: BIBB
Action Date: 09/11/2007
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4023

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3597

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4330

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ALLEN PARISH DRAINAGE DISTRICT No2
Parish: ALLEN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4388

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. GABRIEL
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4389

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MCCOMB
County: PIKE
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-2465

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 08/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3910

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4374

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: WESTMINSTER
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4384

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ARANSAS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ARANSAS
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4429

TEXASSubjurisdiction: AUSTIN
County: HAYS, TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4436

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BRYAN
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Polling place (Designation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4386

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BURKBURNETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAY, WICHITA
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4415

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BUSHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4410

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CADDO MILLS
County: HUNT
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4423

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CALALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4430

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4405

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CHICO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WISE
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4431

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-2592

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3912

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4027

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4383

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DEKALB INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4408

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ECTOR COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ECTOR
Action Date: 08/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4376

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EULA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALLAHAN, TAYLOR
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4424

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No189
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4435

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GASTONIA-SCURRY SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Method of election (At large)
Polling place (Location established)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4418

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GROOM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CARSON
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4411

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No48
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4382

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No9
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4390

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HASKELL CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HASKELL, STONEWALL
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4425

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HEADWATERS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HAYS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4380

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HILLSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILL
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4406

TEXASSubjurisdiction: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4432

TEXASSubjurisdiction: JOURDANTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4401

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KARNES CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA, KARNES
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4399

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LAZY NINE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4398

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LEONARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN, FANNIN, HUNT
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4409

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LOVEJOY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4385

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MISSION
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4420

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No10
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4381

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No8
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4349

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MOUNT CALM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILL
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4391

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS
County: COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4433

TEXASSubjurisdiction: OLFEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: RUNNELS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4403

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROYSE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN, HUNT, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4414

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS
County: CALDWELL, HAYS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4395

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4417

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOCORRO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4428

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TEXLINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAM
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4412

TEXASSubjurisdiction: UNION GROVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4400

TEXASSubjurisdiction: VERNON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILBARGER
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4402

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WESTLAKE
County: DENTON, TARRANT
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4407

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WINDCREST
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4387

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WOODRIDGE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4416

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ZEPHYR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BROWN
Action Date: 08/30/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4379

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BORDEN
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4426

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4392

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BROWN
Action Date: 08/30/2007
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4378

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: CORYELL
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4421

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: ECTOR
Action Date: 08/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4377

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: FANNIN
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4422

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HOWARD
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4404

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4393

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4427

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: PECOS
Action Date: 08/28/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4375

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4394

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4419

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TAYLOR
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4434

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation (Procedures)
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3898

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction: BEDFORD
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4413


John Tanner
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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