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

Notice Date: 11/19/2007

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: ARAB
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 11/07/2007
Annexation
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-3916

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ARAB
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 11/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4970

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: IRONDALE
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (City council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4569

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: SATSUMA
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5737

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4882

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4882

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: TALLAPOOSA
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5761

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5733

ALASKASubjurisdiction: ANGOON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5771

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Borough: DENALI
Action Date: 11/06/2007
Bilingual procedures (Alaskan Native language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4437

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Borough: DENALI
Action Date: 11/06/2007
Bilingual procedures (Alaskan Native language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5734

ALASKASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Voter registration
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5758

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: AMPHITHEATER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No10
County: PIMA
Action Date: 11/05/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5736

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5720

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5744

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5449

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5724

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: ELOY
County: PINAL
Action Date: 10/11/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-2870

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: ELOY
County: PINAL
Action Date: 10/11/2007
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2006-6199

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: GRAHAM
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5728

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5708

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Precinct (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5732

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Absentee Voting
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5591

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YUMA
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5752

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5529

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: CASTROVILLE COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 11/08/2007
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5722

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: CASTROVILLE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 11/08/2007
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5717

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY SERVICE AREA No14
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 11/08/2007
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5721

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MERCED
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5549

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MERCED
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5726

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5749

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Primary election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5735

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: MONROE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONROE
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5760

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CUMMING
County: FORSYTH
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5740

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GWINNETT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5741

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5764

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5764

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: JONES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JONES
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5718

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MEIGS
County: THOMAS
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4749

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: RICHLAND
County: STEWART
Action Date: 11/06/2007
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3666

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: BANKS
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5770

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: EMANUEL
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5738

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5762

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5772

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: JENKINS
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5742

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5714

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5765

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: TROUP
Action Date: 11/08/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5723

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WARE
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5748

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5757

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ALLEN PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No2
Parish: ALLEN
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5114

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: EAST HODGE
Parish: JACKSON
Action Date: 11/08/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5725

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: GUEYDAN
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1281

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: GUEYDAN
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1832

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 11/07/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4966

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: RICHWOOD
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5769

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: LEAKESVILLE
County: GREENE
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5768

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: LOUIN
County: JASPER
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5767

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MCCOMB
County: PIKE
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-2465

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: NORTH CARROLTON
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5322

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: PANOLA
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5739

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: JAMESVILLE
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5711

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MOUNT HOLLY
County: GASTON
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5747

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: COTTAGEVILLE
County: COLLETON
Action Date: 11/05/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5091

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5753

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: WARE SHOALS
County: ABBEVILLE, GREENWOOD, LAURENS
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5712

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5088

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: HAMPTON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5766

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: MCCORMICK
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3934

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BARKER-CYPRESS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5756

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BERTRAM
County: BURNET
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5759

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BROWNWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BROWN
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Staggered terms
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5746

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CINCO SOUTHWEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5716

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CINCO SOUTHWEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5715

TEXASSubjurisdiction: COMANCHE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Method of election (At large)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5745

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EAST MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No3
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4930

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ENNIS
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5730

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No146
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Voting method (Help America Vote Act)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5719

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FRIENDSWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5061

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GRANT ROAD PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 10/26/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4663

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HICO
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4879

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HONDO
County: MEDINA
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5755

TEXASSubjurisdiction: IDALOU INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5580

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KRUGERVILLE
County: DENTON
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5731

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LINGLEVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE, EASTLAND, ERATH
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Staggered terms
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5751

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LOCKHART
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4828

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MUSTANG SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4919

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXASSubjurisdiction: RIVIERA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KLEBERG
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5754

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SAN VICENTE INDPENDPENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BREWSTER
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Staggered terms
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5750

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SNOOK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BURLESON
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5065

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SONORA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SUTTON
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5713

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: COMAL
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Referendum requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5030

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5727

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HALE
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4847

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5195

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: KERR
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4794

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4756

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: PECOS
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4845

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: PECOS
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4845

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: REAGAN
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5012

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4939

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4939

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4939

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4971

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction: MADISON
County: MADISON
Action Date: 11/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5729

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission Number: 2007-3062


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

By letter to the addresses below:

Mailing Contact
United States Postal Service mail (including certified mail and express mail) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

Deliveries by overnight express service (such as Airborne, DHL, Federal Express or UPS) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
1800 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
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