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

Notice Date: 11/26/2007

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: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5418

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5599

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BAYOU LA BATRE
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5814

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: BESSEMER
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5795

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: LINCOLN
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5605

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: TALLADEGA
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5792

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5786

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/14/2007
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5733

ALASKASubjurisdiction: HOONAH
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5796

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: AMERICAN RANCH DOMESTIC WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5793

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: SURPRISE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5819

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Precinct
Polling place
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4396

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: WILLCOX
County: COCHISE
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5794

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: COCHISE
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5807

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: KINGS
Action Date: 11/23/2007
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5811

FLORIDASubjurisdiction:
County: COLLIER
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5131

FLORIDASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Voter registration
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3844

FLORIDASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5429

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 11/23/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5817

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: ELBERTON
County: ELBERT
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5801

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MONROE
County: WALTON
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5791

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MONROE
County: WALTON
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5776

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: BAKER
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5779

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5808

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: ECHOLS
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5799

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: HALL
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5781

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: HEARD
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5783

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: JASPER
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5782

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5775

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: LUMPKIN
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5815

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5778

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No1, WARD 3
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5311

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No12, WARD 2
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5309

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No2, WARD 1
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5310

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: WEST MONROE
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5818

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: DODDSVILLE
County: SUNFLOWER
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5798

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MOUNT OLIVE
County: COVINGTON
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5810

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MOUNT OLIVE
County: COVINGTON
Action Date: 11/23/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5812

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5785

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5790

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: CHESTER
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5816

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BOLES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HUNT
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Term of office
General election
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3923

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CHISUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DELTA, LAMAR
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4842

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ENNIS
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5730

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT DAVIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFF DAVIS
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Term of office (Board of trustees)
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-4148

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT WORTH
County: DENTON, TARRANT, WISE
Action Date: 11/23/2007
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5813

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GAUSE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MILAM
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5777

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT-FONDREN ROAD
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5050

TEXASSubjurisdiction: KENEDY COUNTY-WIDE COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KENEDY
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5797

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MALAKOFF
County: HENDERSON
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5780

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MALTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5806

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5804

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW SWEDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5295

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR
County: JEFFERSON, ORANGE
Action Date: 11/16/2007
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5789

TEXASSubjurisdiction: RIO HONDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5805

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TOWN CENTER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Election administration
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4667

TEXASSubjurisdiction: UNITED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WEBB
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5809

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WILLOW CREEK FARMS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: FORT BEND, WALLER
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Referendum requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5170

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: GILLESPIE
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5800

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 11/09/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5685

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: SABINE
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5802

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5803

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/19/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5572

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

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MCCOMB
County: PIKE
Action Date: 11/21/2007
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission Number: 2007-2465

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 11/20/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission Number: 2007-3745


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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