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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/24/2008
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:  Citronelle
County:  Mobile
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5321

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Citronelle
County:  Mobile
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5667

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Helena
County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5691

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Oxford
County:  Calhoun, Talladega
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5663

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Tuscumbia
County:  Colbert
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5353
Expedited Consideration Requested

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Tuscumbia
County:  Colbert
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5381

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Tuscumbia
County:  Colbert
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5646

Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Barbour
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5656

Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Barbour
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Term of office
Number of officials
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5677

Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5693
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Duncan
County:  Greenlee
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5650

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Gila Bend
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5651

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/07/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5649

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Fire District
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5563

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5436

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5606

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Sahuarita
County:  Pima
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5670

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Coconino
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5221
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5648

California Subjurisdiction:  Greenfield
County:  Monterey
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5673

California Subjurisdiction:  Kings River Conservation District
County:  Fresno, Kings
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Deannexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-3574

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Commerce
County:  Jackson
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5272

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Dublin
County:  Laurens
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5678

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Flowery Branch
County:  Hall
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5668

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Hull
County:  Madison
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5499

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Jasper
County:  Pickens
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5675
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Milledgeville
County:  Baldwin
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5684

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Social Circle
County:  Newton, Walton
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5657

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Alexandria
Parish:  Rapides
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5652

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Oakdale
Parish:  Allen
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5692

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Shreveport
Parish:  Bossier, Caddo
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5654

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  St. Mary Parish Wards One, Two, Three, Four, Seven, And Ten Sales Tax District
Parish:  St. Mary
Action Date:  10/29/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3549
Expedited Consideration Requested

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Sterlington
Parish:  Ouachita
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5661

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish:  Terrebonne
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5329
Expedited Consideration Requested

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Clarksdale
County:  Coahoma
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5674

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  East Jasper School District
County:  Jasper
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5689

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Rosedale
County:  Bolivar
Action Date:  11/18/2008
General election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5683

Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Oktibbeha
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5682

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Burlington
County:  Alamance, Guilford
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5665

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Mount Holly
County:  Gaston
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5666

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Roxboro
County:  Person
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5672

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Wilson
County:  Wilson
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5679

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Belvedere Fire District
County:  Aiken
Action Date:  11/12/2008
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5676

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Edgefield
County:  Edgefield
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5662

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Forest Acres
County:  Richland
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5653

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Gaston
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5591

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Gaston
County:  Lexington
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5647

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood
County:  Greenwood
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5681

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  New Ellenton
County:  Aiken
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5664

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Rock Hill
County:  York
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5453

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Amarillo Junior College District
County:  Potter, Randall
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5686

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Center Independent School District
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  10/30/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5442

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Ennis
County:  Ellis
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5680

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Forney
County:  Kaufman
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5685

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Frisco
County:  Collin, Denton
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5659

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #439
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5690
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Latexo Independent School District
County:  Houston
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5655

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Latexo Independent School District
County:  Houston
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5655

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
County:  Smith
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3769

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lindale
County:  Smith
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-4615

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lubbock Independent School District
County:  Lubbock
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Staggered terms (At-large seats)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5688
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Newport Municipal Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5687

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Plano
County:  Collin, Denton
Action Date:  11/14/2008
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5658

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Rio Vista
County:  Johnson
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5505

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Trinity Memorial Hospital District
County:  Trinity
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Polling place (Location established)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5603

Texas Subjurisdiction:  West University Place
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/10/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5660
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Harris
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5538

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Nueces
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Polling place (Name change)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5173
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Polk
Action Date:  11/18/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5408

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5671
Expedited Consideration Requested

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Goochland
Action Date:  11/19/2008
Voter registration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5669

The Attorney General declined to withdraw the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Calera
County:  Shelby
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Submission Number:  2008-1621

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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