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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/16/2009
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Elberta
Submission Number:  2009-3751
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Fairhope
Submission Number:  2009-3743
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Scottsboro
Submission Number:  2009-3758
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tallapoosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3750
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3191
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough:  Aleutians East
Subjurisdiction:  Cold Bay
Submission Number:  2009-3642
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Coconino, Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Sedona
Submission Number:  2009-2681
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Number of officials
Resubmission received

ARIZONA County:  Gila, Navajo
Subjurisdiction:  Whiteriver Unified School District #20
Submission Number:  2009-3306
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  La Paz, Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Western Arizona Joint Technological District
Submission Number:  2009-3755
Action Date:  11/04/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Multimember districts/at large)
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Number of officials
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Navajo
Subjurisdiction:  Winslow Unified School District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3334
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Atkinson
Subjurisdiction:  Willacoochee
Submission Number:  2009-3325
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Woodstock
Submission Number:  2009-3745
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction:  Argyle
Submission Number:  2009-3344
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Coffee
Subjurisdiction:  Ambrose
Submission Number:  2009-3392
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Coffee
Subjurisdiction:  Broxton
Submission Number:  2009-3391
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Coffee
Subjurisdiction:  Nicholls
Submission Number:  2009-3390
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Crisp
Subjurisdiction:  Cordele
Submission Number:  2007-4690
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction:  Dawsonville
Submission Number:  2009-3744
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dekalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3759
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Snellville
Submission Number:  2009-3746
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Aragon
Submission Number:  2009-3299
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2009-3288
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2009-3756
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Brookfield Special Tax District
Submission Number:  2009-3180
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Horry County School District
Submission Number:  2009-3752
Action Date:  11/06/2009
Term of office
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2009-3760
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bastrop
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3504
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3749
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Ballot format
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3330
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell, Hays
Subjurisdiction:  San Marcos
Submission Number:  2009-3747
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collingsworth
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3394
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Denton
Submission Number:  2009-3753
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Falls, Limestone, Robertson
Subjurisdiction:  Groesbeck Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3476
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Community College System District
Submission Number:  2009-3761
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Southwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3748
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hockley
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3757
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Limestone
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3459
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Precinct
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  La Vega Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3192
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Midland
Subjurisdiction:  Midland Community College District
Submission Number:  2009-3328
Action Date:  11/13/2009
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Randall
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3327
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Real
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3406
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  San Angelo
Submission Number:  2009-3763
Action Date:  11/06/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  San Angelo
Submission Number:  2009-3763
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information 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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