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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/12/2008
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.

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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.


Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Calera
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-1621

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Calera
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-1621

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Calera
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-1621

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Dothan
County:  Dale, Henry, Houston
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5584

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Harpersville
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5578

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
County:  Lee, Russell
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5575

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Sylacauga
County:  Talladega
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5549

Alaska Subjurisdiction:  Ambler
Borough:  Northwest Arctic
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5570
Expedited Consideration Requested

Alaska Subjurisdiction:  Cordova
Borough: 
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Polling place
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5572

Alaska Subjurisdiction: 
Borough:  Aleutians East
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Runoff election
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5555
Expedited Consideration Requested

Alaska Subjurisdiction: 
Borough: 
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5567
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Laveen Elementary School District #59
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5574

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Mountain Vista Fire District
County:  Pima
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5541

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
County:  Pima
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5563

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Action Date:  10/23/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4158

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5167

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5167

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Picacho Elementary School District #33
County:  Pinal
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5553
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Voter registration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5566

California Subjurisdiction:  Excelsior-Kings River Resource Conservation District
County:  Kings
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Deannexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3575

California Subjurisdiction:  Hanford
County:  Kings
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3555

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Americus
County:  Sumter
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5545

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Lilburn
County:  Gwinnett
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5568

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
County:  Cobb
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5577

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Maysville
County:  Banks, Jackson
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5550

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Ringgold
County:  Catoosa
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5547

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Fifth Ward Gravity Drainage District #5
Parish:  Lafourche
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5560

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson Sales Tax District
Parish:  Jefferson
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5253

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Orleans Parish Law Enforcement District
Parish:  Orleans
Action Date:  10/27/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5335

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Slidell
Parish:  St. Tammany
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5498

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Parish Road Lighting District #1
Parish:  Terrebonne
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5330
Expedited Consideration Requested

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Parish Road Lighting District #5
Parish:  Terrebonne
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5331
Expedited Consideration Requested

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Edwards
County:  Hinds
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5579

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Mendenhall
County:  Simpson
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Method of selection
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5036
Expedited Consideration Requested

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Pontotoc
County:  Pontotoc
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5583

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Ridgeland
County:  Madison
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5569

Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Lafayette
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number:  2008-5387

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Coats
County:  Harnett
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Form of government
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5564

North Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Craven
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5236

North Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Craven
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5242

North Carolina Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Craven
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number:  2008-5197

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Campobello
County:  Spartanburg
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5548

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Chesterfield
County:  Chesterfield
Action Date:  10/24/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5465

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Columbia
County:  Lexington, Richland
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5585

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Florence
County:  Florence
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5542

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Goose Creek
County:  Berkeley
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5503

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Goose Creek
County:  Berkeley
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5561

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Manning
County:  Clarendon
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5586

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Mcbee
County:  Chesterfield
Action Date:  10/27/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5544

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Ridgeway
County:  Fairfield
Action Date:  10/29/2008
Form of government
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5539

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5557

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Wellford
County:  Spartanburg
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5581

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5559

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Celina
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5580

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Charlotte Independent School District
County:  Atascosa, Frio
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5540

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Creedmoor
County:  Travis
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5543

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Crosbyton
County:  Crosby
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5282
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Cy-Champ Public Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5434

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Denton County Fresh Water Supply District #1-A
County:  Denton, Smith
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5576

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Grant Road Public Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5552

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Greens Parkway Municipal Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5587

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #43
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5051
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock
County:  Lubbock
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5571

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Mansfield
County:  Ellis, Johnson, Tarrant
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5556
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Rio Vista
County:  Johnson
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5558

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Spring Creek Forest Public Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5573

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5554
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Harris
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5538

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Mcculloch
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5103
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Medina
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5562

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Morris
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5546

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Tarrant
Action Date:  10/29/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5565

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Greensville
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5582
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
Web - 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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