The United States Department of Justice Department of Justice SealF The United States Department of Justice
Search The Site
 
NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/29/2010
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.

If you are currently receiving this notice by postal service delivery and would like to receive it by electronic mail, you may send a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov. Please provide both your current mailing address and the electronic mail address to which you like it sent. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list because you are able to access the list from our web site or for any other reason, please send your current mailing address to section5.notice@usdoj.gov and include the word "remove." You may begin receiving this notice by sending a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov with the electronic mail address to which you like it sent.

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:  De Kalb
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4375
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Elmore, Tallapoosa
Subjurisdiction:  Tallassee
Submission Number:  2010-4396
Action Date:  11/18/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Helena
Submission Number:  2010-4380
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Madison
Subjurisdiction:  Owens Cross Roads
Submission Number:  2010-4388
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Shaktoolik
Submission Number:  2010-4393
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Cartwright Elementary School District #83
Submission Number:  2010-4021
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Fowler Elementary School District #45
Submission Number:  2010-4023
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
Submission Number:  2010-4399
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Saddle Mountain Unified School District #90
Submission Number:  2010-3912
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Tolleson Elementary School District #17
Submission Number:  2010-4268
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Wilson Elementary School District #7
Submission Number:  2010-4017
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Casa Grande
Submission Number:  2010-4382
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Maricopa Unified School District #20
Submission Number:  2010-4197
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Santa Cruz Valley Union High School District #840
Submission Number:  2010-4027
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Toltec Elementary School District #22
Submission Number:  2010-4269
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

CALIFORNIA County:  Fresno, Kings, Tulare
Subjurisdiction:  Consolidated Irrigation District
Submission Number:  2010-4040
Action Date:  11/18/2010
Deannexation
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Merced, Stanislaus
Subjurisdiction:  School Facilities District No. 1 Of The Turlock Unified School Disrict
Submission Number:  2010-4401
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Creation of special district
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4369
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction:  Plant City
Submission Number:  2010-4372
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4373
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Election administration
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Bulloch
Subjurisdiction:  Statesboro
Submission Number:  2010-4366
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4371
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Oconee
Subjurisdiction:  Watkinsville
Submission Number:  2010-4386
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Ascension
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4390
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bienville
Subjurisdiction:  Gibsland
Submission Number:  2010-4394
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Youngsville
Submission Number:  2010-4142
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Youngsville
Submission Number:  2010-4395
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Landry
Subjurisdiction:  Cankton
Submission Number:  2010-4351
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Pascagoula
Submission Number:  2010-4403
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4405
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Hertford
Subjurisdiction:  Tunis Sewer District
Submission Number:  2010-4365
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Grimesland
Submission Number:  2010-4398
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Rockingham
Subjurisdiction:  Reidsville
Submission Number:  2010-4385
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Abbeville
Subjurisdiction:  Due West
Submission Number:  2010-4212
Action Date:  11/29/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Fripp Island Public Service District
Submission Number:  2010-4377
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Hilton Head Island
Submission Number:  2010-4367
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Hilton Head Island
Submission Number:  2010-4367
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2010-4374
Action Date:  11/18/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Mount Pleasant
Submission Number:  2010-4397
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield
Subjurisdiction:  Winnsboro
Submission Number:  2010-4383
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Fairfield, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Blythewood
Submission Number:  2010-4402
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Forest Acres
Submission Number:  2010-4337
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Forest Acres
Submission Number:  2010-4381
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio
Subjurisdiction:  Corpus Christi
Submission Number:  2010-4404
Action Date:  11/23/2010
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Archer
Subjurisdiction:  Holliday
Submission Number:  2010-4387
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Celina
Submission Number:  2010-4364
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Colorado
Subjurisdiction:  The Falls Municipal Utility District
Submission Number:  2010-4379
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Missouri City
Submission Number:  2010-4370
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gonzales
Subjurisdiction:  Gonzales
Submission Number:  2010-4400
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #189
Submission Number:  2010-4199
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-4378
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Buda
Submission Number:  2010-4376
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Stamford
Submission Number:  2010-4389
Action Date:  11/22/2010
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Boerne
Submission Number:  2010-4391
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Nolan
Subjurisdiction:  Highland Independent School District
Submission Number:  2010-4384
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4175
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  New Waverly
Submission Number:  2010-4406
Action Date:  11/24/2010
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Riverside
Submission Number:  2010-4392
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Term of office
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ward
Subjurisdiction:  Grandfalls
Submission Number:  1993-3775
Action Date:  11/23/2010
Numbered positions adopted
Implementation schedule
Response to Requested Information

TEXAS County:  Wilson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4368
Action Date:  11/19/2010
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

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
Stay Connected YouTube MySpace Twitter Facebook Sign Up for E-Mail Updates Subscribe to News Feeds