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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 11/30/2009
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:  Barbour
Subjurisdiction:  Clayton
Submission Number:  2004-2248
Action Date:  11/10/2009
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Colbert
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3853
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Dale
Subjurisdiction:  Ozark
Submission Number:  2009-3824
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Florence School District
Submission Number:  2009-3828
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Lauderdale County School District
Submission Number:  2009-3827
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Bethel
Submission Number:  2009-3844
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Cordova
Submission Number:  2009-3819
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Golovin
Submission Number:  2009-3808
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2458
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Redistricting plan
Implementation schedule (Method of election)
Notice of withdrawal

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3674
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Election administration
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2009-3563
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2009-3825
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-3838
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Eloy Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3834
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Florence
Submission Number:  2009-3842
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Voting method (By-mail)
General election (Date set)
Primary election
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction:  Yuma
Submission Number:  2009-3812
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Alisal Union School District
Submission Number:  2009-3739
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

CALIFORNIA County:  Monterey
Subjurisdiction:  Santa Rita Union School District
Submission Number:  2009-3738
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

FLORIDA County:  Collier
Subjurisdiction:  Marco Island
Submission Number:  2009-3847
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3811
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3811
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Voter registration (Procedures)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3830
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Athens-Clarke, Clarke
Subjurisdiction:  Winterville
Submission Number:  2009-3693
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Clayton
Subjurisdiction:  Morrow
Submission Number:  2009-3833
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Clayton, Fulton
Subjurisdiction:  College Park
Submission Number:  2009-3553
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Thomas
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3823
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Walnut Grove
Submission Number:  2009-3552
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Walton
Subjurisdiction:  Walnut Grove
Submission Number:  2009-3849
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Avoyelles
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3818
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #8
Submission Number:  2009-3423
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3807
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Number of officials
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3829
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Pointe Coupee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3822
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. Bernard
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3279
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Washington
Subjurisdiction:  Bogalusa
Submission Number:  2009-3835
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  District Court
Submission Number:  2009-3845
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Beaufort
Subjurisdiction:  Washington
Submission Number:  2009-3841
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3810
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3850
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Subjurisdiction:  Summerville
Submission Number:  2009-3843
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenville
Subjurisdiction:  Greenville
Submission Number:  2009-3848
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Saluda
Subjurisdiction:  Batesburg-Leesville
Submission Number:  2009-3820
Action Date:  11/17/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Saluda
Subjurisdiction:  Batesburg-Leesville
Submission Number:  2009-3837
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction:  North
Submission Number:  2009-3826
Action Date:  11/20/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Inman
Submission Number:  2009-3836
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3526
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell
Subjurisdiction:  Lockhart
Submission Number:  2009-3840
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Caldwell, Hays
Subjurisdiction:  San Marcos
Submission Number:  2009-3813
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  South Padre Island
Submission Number:  2009-3852
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Majority vote requirement
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallam
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3839
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Duval
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3722
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Gillespie
Subjurisdiction:  Stonewall Water Control And Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-3816
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3736
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Grant Road Public Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-3817
Action Date:  11/19/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Houston Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3851
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-3809
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Milam
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3832
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction:  Ballinger
Submission Number:  2009-3497
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Uvalde
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3846
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction:  Waller County Road Improvement District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3831
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Zavala
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3566
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2022
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Majority vote requirement (School districts)
Runoff election
Procedures for filling vacancies

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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