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

Notice Date: 10/01/2007

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: JACKSONVILLE
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4864

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ROGERSVILLE
County: LAUDERDALE
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4900

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SMITHS STATION
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4883

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SUMMERDALE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4093

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SUMMERDALE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4886

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4882

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: MONROE
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4865

ALASKASubjurisdiction: CHATHAM REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL ATTENDANCE AREA
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4875

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4901

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: PAGE
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3707

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: PINAL
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Voter registration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3894

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 09/19/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4898

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: ANDERSONVILLE
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4902

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CHATSWORTH
County: MURRAY
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4903

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: COOLIDGE
County: THOMAS
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3935

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DULUTH
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3975

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DULUTH
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3975

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: RESACA
County: GORDON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2004-1128

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: RESACA
County: GORDON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Polling place (Changed)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4893

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: SYLVANIA
County: SCREVEN
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4867

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TALMO
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4876

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4889

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LA SALLE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3924

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4868

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3573

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Voter registration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3837

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3574

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3775

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4909

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4772

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4216

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4891

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: DILLON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DILLON
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4899

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: FORT LAWN
County: CHESTER
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4863

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GREENWOOD
County: GREENWOOD
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4874

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4890

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: PORT ROYAL
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4866

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4888

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 09/19/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4859

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3908

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ANGELINA COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: ANGELINA
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4884

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BIG SANDY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 09/17/2007
Bilingual procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-2610

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 09/19/2007
Term of office (Board of trustees)
Implementation schedule
General election (Cancelled)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4144

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COUNTY COURT AT LAW
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Creation of judicial district (County court)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4905

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EL CAMPO
County: WHARTON
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4924

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ELECTRA HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: WICHITA
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Method of election
Staggered terms
Term of office
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4908

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT HANCOCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HUDSPETH
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Term of office (Board of trustees)
Implementation schedule
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4885

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GALVESTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Polling place
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4892

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GRAPELAND
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4873

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GUNTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4910

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No9
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Annexation (Procedures)
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4913

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No185
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Bilingual procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2006-4947

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No402
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4925

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HICO
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4879

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LIBERTY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No5
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4920

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No104
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4918

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No113
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Creation of special district (Municipal utility districts)
Staggered terms
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4895

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No114
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Creation of special district (Municipal utility districts)
Staggered terms
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4896

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MUSTANG SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Number of officials
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4919

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 09/28/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXASSubjurisdiction: RANDALL COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: RANDALL
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Creation of special district (Municipal utility districts)
Staggered terms
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4897

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4489

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SHERMAN
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-3803

TEXASSubjurisdiction: STANLEY LAKE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4872

TEXASSubjurisdiction: STONEWALL COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: STONEWALL
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Staggered terms
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4862

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SUNFIELD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: HAYS, TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4914

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SUNFIELD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No3
County: HAYS, TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4917

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SUNFIELD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No4
County: HAYS, TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4911

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TOWNE LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4907

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TRIPLE CREEK MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
County: ROCKWALL
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Creation of special district
Number of officials
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4887

TEXASSubjurisdiction: VICTORIA COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: VICTORIA
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4877

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 09/27/2007
Precinct
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4904

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: FANNIN
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Establishment of elected office (District attorney)
Term of office
Powers and duties
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4916

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GOLIAD
Action Date: 09/26/2007
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4870

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4880

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Precinct
Absentee Voting
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4915

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: MEDINA
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4878

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4860

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Deannexation (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4861

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4869

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/20/2007
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4871

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Procedures for filling vacancies (Mayor)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4894

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/21/2007
Ballot format
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4906

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4912

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/24/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4921

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction: NORFOLK
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Voter registration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4923

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: ACCOMACK
Action Date: 09/25/2007
Voter registration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4922


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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