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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/17/2008
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:  Double Springs
County:  Winston
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5641

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Enterprise
County:  Coffee, Dale
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5622

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Gardendale
County:  Jefferson
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5628

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Mobile
County:  Mobile
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5642

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Owens Cross Roads
County:  Madison
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5634

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Selma School District
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5620

Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5601

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Camp Verde Sanitary District
County:  Yavapai
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5598

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Casa Grande
County:  Pinal
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5643

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5608

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5617

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Prescott Valley
County:  Yavapai
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5623

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5436

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5436

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5606

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5436

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5606

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Coconino
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5221
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
County:  Chatham
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5629

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Hull
County:  Madison
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5499

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Lake Park
County:  Lowndes
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number:  2008-4351

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Macon
County:  Bibb, Jones
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5229

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
County:  Hall
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5344

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
County:  Hall
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5589

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Perry
County:  Houston, Peach
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5633

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Athens-Clarke
Action Date:  10/28/2008
Voter registration (Hours)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5612

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Clayton
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5604
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5595

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Dekalb
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5597
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Fulton
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5596

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Covington
Parish:  St. Tammany
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5385

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  Caddo
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5636

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  Jefferson
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5644

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  St. John The Baptist
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5639

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton
County:  Carroll
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5611

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Carrollton
County:  Carroll
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5611

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Jackson
County:  Hinds, Madison, Rankin
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5605

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Goldsboro
County:  Wayne
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5632

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
County:  Onslow
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5319

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Aiken
County:  Aiken
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5630

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Anderson
County:  Anderson
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5640

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Campobello
County:  Spartanburg
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5548

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Campobello
County:  Spartanburg
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5619

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5245

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5432

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5631

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Duncan
County:  Spartanburg
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5609

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Gaston
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5591

Texas Subjurisdiction:  D'Hanis Independent School District
County:  Medina
Action Date:  10/31/2008
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5599

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Denton County Fresh Water Supply District #1-G
County:  Denton
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5627

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Denton County Fresh Water Supply District #1-H
County:  Denton
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5625

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Diboll
County:  Angelina
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-2437

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Fairview
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5592

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #161
County:  Fort Bend
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5593
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Grant Road Public Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5552

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Hutto
County:  Williamson
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5614

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
County:  Cherokee
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5615

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Joshua
County:  Johnson
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5616

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Kickapoo Fresh Water Supply District
County:  Waller
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5626

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Kyle
County:  Hays
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5637

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
County:  Smith
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3769

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
County:  Smith
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4615

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Littlefield
County:  Lamb
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5600

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Marietta Independent School District
County:  Cass, Morris, Titus
Action Date:  10/17/2008
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5588

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Melissa
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/03/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5594
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  North Forest Independent School District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5645
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #19
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/06/2008
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5624

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Ranger
County:  Eastland
Action Date:  11/05/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5602

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Trinity Memorial Hospital District
County:  Trinity
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Polling place (Location established)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5603

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Weimar
County:  Colorado
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5638

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Grayson
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5109

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Liberty
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5635

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:  Orange
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5610

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Presidio
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5618

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Wilbarger
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5461

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Williamson
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5613

Virginia Subjurisdiction:  Richmond
County: 
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number:  2008-5459
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 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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