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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/23/2009
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:  Daphne
Submission Number:  2009-3766
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marshall
Subjurisdiction:  Arab
Submission Number:  2009-3329
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marshall
Subjurisdiction:  Arab
Submission Number:  2009-3789
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Marshall
Subjurisdiction:  Guntersville
Submission Number:  2009-3776
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3769
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2009-3800
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  St. Clair
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3767
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3806
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Campaign financing provisions (Public financing)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3772
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction:  Springerville
Submission Number:  2009-3775
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Avondale
Submission Number:  2009-2777
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Avondale
Submission Number:  2009-3486
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2009-3804
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-3383
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-3383
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-3605
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-3605
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
Submission Number:  2009-3791
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Eloy
Submission Number:  2009-3786
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Sheriff'S Posse Community Road Improvement And Maintenance District
Submission Number:  2009-3805
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Creation of special district
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Brooks, Thomas
Subjurisdiction:  Barwick
Submission Number:  2009-3514
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Chatham
Subjurisdiction:  Garden City
Submission Number:  2009-3771
Action Date:  11/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cherokee
Subjurisdiction:  Waleska
Submission Number:  2009-3289
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Notice of withdrawal

GEORGIA County:  Clayton, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  College Park
Submission Number:  2009-3553
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Powder Springs
Submission Number:  2009-3798
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  Johns Creek
Submission Number:  2009-3784
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Houston, Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Perry
Submission Number:  2009-3768
Action Date:  11/12/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Commerce
Submission Number:  2009-3774
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Dudley
Submission Number:  2009-3795
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lowndes
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1965
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Paulding
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3770
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Rabun
Subjurisdiction:  Clayton
Submission Number:  2009-3550
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction:  Lumber City
Submission Number:  2009-3377
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Troup
Subjurisdiction:  La Grange
Submission Number:  2009-3773
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Walnut Grove
Submission Number:  2009-3552
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Walnut Grove
Submission Number:  2009-3552
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Acadia
Subjurisdiction:  Acadia Parish Fire Protection District #6
Submission Number:  2009-3591
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Calcasieu
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3241
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Gravity Drainage District #8
Submission Number:  2009-3423
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Claiborne
Subjurisdiction:  Claiborne Parish School District #16
Submission Number:  2009-3473
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Scott
Submission Number:  2009-3801
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Bernard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3279
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County:  Allegan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3638
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

MICHIGAN County:  Allegan
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3638
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Stone
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3797
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3777
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3793
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2009-3579
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2009-3788
Action Date:  11/13/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Nashville
Submission Number:  2009-3779
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3651
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3790
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Awendaw
Submission Number:  2009-3357
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Mount Pleasant
Submission Number:  2009-3802
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3785
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2009-3799
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Newberry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3778
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction:  Orangeburg
Submission Number:  2009-3803
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Irving
Submission Number:  2009-3794
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dickens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-1561
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Method of election (Justice of the peace)
Abolishment of elected office
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Dickens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2018
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Edwards
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3480
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #49
Submission Number:  2009-3354
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-3240
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #63
Submission Number:  2009-3783
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  La Porte
Submission Number:  2009-3780
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Kyle
Submission Number:  2009-3787
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Houston
Subjurisdiction:  Houston County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3796
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3363
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Lynn County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-3211
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Lynn County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-3765
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lynn
Subjurisdiction:  Lynn County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2009-3765
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Far Hills Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-3782
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction:  Ballinger
Submission Number:  2009-3497
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Annexation
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Tom Green
Subjurisdiction:  San Angelo
Submission Number:  2009-3763
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3625
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-3781
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
GEORGIA County:  Telfair
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3258
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Redistricting plan
Method of selection
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Powers and duties

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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