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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED

Notice Date: 11/26/2012

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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-5037
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Voter registration
Additional information received

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5304
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Transfer of powers
Powers and duties
Voter registration
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Blount
Subjurisdiction:  Oneonta School District
Submission Number:  2012-5665
Action Date:  11/09/2012
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4463
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Absentee Voting
Resubmission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-4463
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Absentee Voting
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Mobile
Subjurisdiction:  Saraland
Submission Number:  2012-5692
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Wales
Submission Number:  2012-5696
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Balsz Elementary School District #31
Submission Number:  2012-5490
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2012-4678
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2012-5691
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Pendergast Elementary School District #92
Submission Number:  2012-5358
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Littlefield Unified School District #9
Submission Number:  2012-5485
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Yuba
Subjurisdiction:  Browns Valley Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2012-5672
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

FLORIDA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5650
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Voter registration
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Mcduffie
Subjurisdiction:  Thomson
Submission Number:  2012-5674
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction:  Ascension Parish Road Lighting District #2
Submission Number:  2012-5666
Action Date:  10/02/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction:  Ascension Parish Road Lighting District #3
Submission Number:  2012-5667
Action Date:  10/02/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction:  Ascension Parish Road Lighting District #4
Submission Number:  2012-5668
Action Date:  10/02/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction:  Ascension Parish Road Lighting District #5
Submission Number:  2012-5669
Action Date:  10/02/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction:  Ascension Parish Road Lighting District #6
Submission Number:  2012-5670
Action Date:  10/02/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  Mansfield
Submission Number:  2012-5699
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Lafayette
Submission Number:  2012-5683
Action Date:  10/24/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Morehouse
Subjurisdiction:  Morehouse Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5677
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. John The Baptist
Subjurisdiction:  St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5700
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Levee And Conservation District
Submission Number:  2012-5387
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Levee And Conservation District
Submission Number:  2012-5387
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Terrebonne
Subjurisdiction:  Terrebonne Levee And Conservation District
Submission Number:  2012-5387
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Winn
Subjurisdiction:  Winnfield
Submission Number:  2012-5694
Action Date:  11/16/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Covington
Subjurisdiction:  Collins
Submission Number:  2012-5440
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction:  Southaven
Submission Number:  2012-5416
Action Date:  10/17/2012
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Bude
Submission Number:  2012-5546
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Ocean Springs
Submission Number:  2012-5673
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Shannon
Submission Number:  2012-5697
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Tupelo
Submission Number:  2012-5343
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lincoln
Subjurisdiction:  Brookhaven
Submission Number:  2012-5469
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2012-5522
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction:  Magnolia
Submission Number:  2012-4605
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Scott
Subjurisdiction:  Forest
Submission Number:  2012-5506
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Stone
Subjurisdiction:  Wiggins
Submission Number:  2012-5688
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Sunflower
Subjurisdiction:  Sunflower
Submission Number:  2012-5681
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5698
Action Date:  11/21/2012
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Bethel
Submission Number:  2012-5675
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5685
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Darlington
Subjurisdiction:  Hartsville
Submission Number:  2012-5686
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Redistricting plan
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Abolishment of elected office
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Mauldin
Submission Number:  2012-5678
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville, Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Fountain Inn
Submission Number:  2012-5682
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2012-5693
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
General election (Date change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Columbia
Submission Number:  2012-5689
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Election administration
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Spartanburg
Submission Number:  2012-5687
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Medina, Uvalde
Subjurisdiction:  Edwards Aquifer Authority
Submission Number:  2012-5463
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Chambers, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5676
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  El Paso Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5525
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  El Paso
Subjurisdiction:  Montecillo Municipal Management District #1
Submission Number:  2012-5339
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Creation of special district
Special election procedures
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Floyd
Subjurisdiction:  Floydada
Submission Number:  2012-5626
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5701
Action Date:  11/16/2012
Polling place
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Galveston
Subjurisdiction:  Galveston County Municipal Utility District #54
Submission Number:  2012-5695
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Dripping Springs
Submission Number:  2012-5690
Action Date:  11/21/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Penitas
Submission Number:  2012-5684
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4278
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Method of election
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4278
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Method of election
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Beaumont Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-4278
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Method of election
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Sabine
Subjurisdiction:  Sabine County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2012-5679
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Polling place (Additional location)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Tarrant
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeside
Submission Number:  2012-5360
Action Date:  11/19/2012
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Wise
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5680
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
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
Redistricting Census Information
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