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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 09/28/2009
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:  2009-3189
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Dale, Henry, Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Dothan
Submission Number:  2009-3278
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-2861
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-3266
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3233
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Monroe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2901
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3191
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3199
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3272
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Absentee Voting
Election administration (Recount procedures)
Election administration (Ballots)
Election administration
Voting method
Voting method (By-mail)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Compensation
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3272
Action Date:  09/21/2009
ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bethel
Submission Number:  2009-2434
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Bilingual procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2457
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Ballot format (Candidates)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3203
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Political activity
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Campaign financing provisions (Public financing)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Kyrene Elementary School District #28
Submission Number:  2009-3271
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Boundary changes
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Phoenix
Submission Number:  2009-3260
Action Date:  09/11/2009
Annexation
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tempe Union High School District #213
Submission Number:  2009-3270
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Boundary changes
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3121
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3187
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Kearny
Submission Number:  2009-2429
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Ray Unified School District #3
Submission Number:  2009-3210
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Special election procedures
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3242
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2008-5243
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3239
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Number of officials (Judgeship)
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Barrow
Subjurisdiction:  Carl
Submission Number:  2009-3244
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Coweta
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3209
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Effingham
Subjurisdiction:  Springfield
Submission Number:  2009-2599
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jasper
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3256
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Rabun
Subjurisdiction:  Clayton
Submission Number:  2009-2617
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Stephens
Subjurisdiction:  Martin
Submission Number:  2009-3280
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3258
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Wilkes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3148
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Voter registration (Additional location)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Worth
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3202
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3190
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Election administration
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3274
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction:  Court Of Appeal
Submission Number:  2009-3194
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Creation of judicial district
Method of election
Implementation schedule
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction:  Judicial Enforcement District #14
Submission Number:  2009-2527
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction:  Judicial Enforcement District #14
Submission Number:  2009-2527
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Beauregard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3213
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Caddo
Subjurisdiction:  Shreveport City Downtown Development District
Submission Number:  2009-2563
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3241
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction:  Lake Charles North Redevelopment Authority
Submission Number:  2009-3195
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3281
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  East Baton Rouge Parish Capital Improvements District
Submission Number:  2009-3276
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction:  New Iberia Redevelopment Authority
Submission Number:  2009-3198
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Rapides
Subjurisdiction:  Alexandria
Submission Number:  2009-3282
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Slidell
Submission Number:  2009-2652
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Special election procedures
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Tammany
Subjurisdiction:  Slidell
Submission Number:  2009-2652
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Special election procedures
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Tangipahoa
Subjurisdiction:  Tangipahoa Parish Gravity Drainage District #5
Submission Number:  2009-3277
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pontotoc
Subjurisdiction:  Ecru
Submission Number:  2009-2989
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3265
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3196
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Political activity
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3243
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Election administration
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3255
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Craven
Subjurisdiction:  New Bern
Submission Number:  2009-3253
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Gaston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2783
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Granville
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3229
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Guilford
Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
Submission Number:  2009-3264
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Harnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3226
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3261
Action Date:  09/11/2009
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2816
Action Date:  09/25/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2568
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2576
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3023
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wilson
Subjurisdiction:  Wilson
Submission Number:  2009-3230
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Jonesville
Submission Number:  2009-3249
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3206
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Dissolution of jurisdiction (Special districts)
Election administration
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3219
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Division of jurisdictions (Special districts)
Deannexation (Procedures)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Edwards Aquifer Authority
Submission Number:  2009-3228
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Texas Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3188
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Political activity
Additional information received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Texas Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3188
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Political activity
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Anderson Underground Water Control District
Submission Number:  2009-3275
Action Date:  09/24/2009
General election
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Angelina
Subjurisdiction:  Diboll Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3225
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Austin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3267
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bastrop
Subjurisdiction:  Xs Ranch Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-2709
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  South San Antonio Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3235
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction:  Windcrest
Submission Number:  2009-2428
Action Date:  09/11/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Schertz
Submission Number:  2009-2533
Action Date:  09/16/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Selma
Submission Number:  2009-2645
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bowie, Red River
Subjurisdiction:  Riverbend Water Resources District
Submission Number:  2009-3273
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3227
Action Date:  09/16/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Alvin Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3220
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Ballot format
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Brazoria County Freshwater District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2249
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Creation of special district
Method of staggering terms
Deannexation
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Brazoria County Freshwater District #2
Submission Number:  2009-2249
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Danbury Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3224
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Sedona Lakes Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3212
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet County Municipal Utility District #3
Submission Number:  2009-3207
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  South Padre Island
Submission Number:  2009-3161
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Carson
Subjurisdiction:  Panhandle
Submission Number:  2009-3208
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Chambers
Subjurisdiction:  Anahuac Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3237
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Comanche
Subjurisdiction:  De Leon
Submission Number:  2009-3038
Action Date:  09/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Prosper Management District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3200
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #2
Submission Number:  2009-3262
Action Date:  09/14/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #2
Submission Number:  2009-3262
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #4
Submission Number:  2009-3254
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis
Subjurisdiction:  Ellis County Emergency Services District #4
Submission Number:  2009-3254
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fisher, Jones, Nolan, Taylor
Subjurisdiction:  Trent Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3110
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Voting method (Electronic)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  North Mission Glen Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-3246
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-3240
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #4
Submission Number:  2009-2381
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #5
Submission Number:  2009-2382
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Community College System District
Submission Number:  2009-3236
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3215
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3269
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  League City Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-3201
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2596
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction:  Gonzales Healthcare Systems
Submission Number:  2009-3214
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gray
Subjurisdiction:  Gray County Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3223
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Grayson
Subjurisdiction:  S & S Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2912
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Grimes
Subjurisdiction:  Richards Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3263
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Polling place
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2334
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-2647
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-3216
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Staples
Submission Number:  2009-2646
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Improvement District #11
Submission Number:  2009-2729
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Creation of special district
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Improvement District #13
Submission Number:  2009-3205
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3231
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Alamo
Submission Number:  2009-2643
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Mission
Submission Number:  2009-2341
Action Date:  09/15/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hockley
Subjurisdiction:  Ropes Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2980
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hopkins
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3259
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jim Hogg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3234
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Joshua
Submission Number:  2009-3222
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Kaufman
Subjurisdiction:  Oak Ridge
Submission Number:  2009-3245
Action Date:  09/09/2009
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  King
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2501
Action Date:  09/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Liberty
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3268
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Lynn County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-3211
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  La Vega Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3192
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Parmer
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3252
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Refugio
Subjurisdiction:  Woodsboro Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2493
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Calvert Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3221
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Sabine
Subjurisdiction:  Pineland
Submission Number:  2009-3257
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith, Van Zandt
Subjurisdiction:  Lindale Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3238
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Arlington Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3034
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Everman Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3218
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  San Angelo
Submission Number:  2009-3197
Action Date:  09/04/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Travis, Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Leander
Submission Number:  2009-2269
Action Date:  09/22/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Upshur
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3232
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Van Zandt
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3251
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-3003
Action Date:  09/09/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-3003
Action Date:  09/10/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-3003
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction:  City View Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-2887
Action Date:  09/25/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Williamson County Municipal Utility District #21
Submission Number:  2009-3204
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Procedures for filling vacancies
Referendum requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction:  Bridgeport Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3019
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Young
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3247
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Martinsville
Submission Number:  2009-3217
Action Date:  09/18/2009
Precinct (Name change)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2504
Action Date:  09/21/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County:  Nottoway
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3250
Action Date:  09/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County:  Scott
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3283
Action Date:  09/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

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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