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

Notice Date: 12/3/2012

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:  Choctaw
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5712
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Cullman
Subjurisdiction:  Good Hope
Submission Number:  2012-2024
Action Date:  10/09/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery
Submission Number:  2012-5715
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Deannexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Tuscaloosa
Subjurisdiction:  Tuscaloosa
Submission Number:  2012-5593
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Adak
Submission Number:  2012-5727
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Scammon Bay
Submission Number:  2012-5706
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Cochise
Subjurisdiction:  Bisbee Unified School District #2
Submission Number:  2012-5523
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Coconino
Subjurisdiction:  Page Unified School District #8
Submission Number:  2012-5355
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
Submission Number:  2012-5709
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Annexation
Voting method (By-mail)
General election
Primary election
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Nadaburg Elementary School District #81
Submission Number:  2012-5349
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Phoenix
Submission Number:  2012-5730
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Polling place (Designation)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Phoenix
Submission Number:  2012-5730
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Roosevelt Elementary School District #66
Submission Number:  2012-5370
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Roosevelt Elementary School District #66
Submission Number:  2012-5370
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
Submission Number:  2012-5252
Action Date:  10/09/2012
Term of office
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa, Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Peoria
Submission Number:  2012-5722
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Coolidge Unified School District #21
Submission Number:  2012-5484
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Coolidge Unified School District #21
Submission Number:  2012-5484
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Lamar
Subjurisdiction:  Barnesville
Submission Number:  2012-5708
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier, Caddo
Subjurisdiction:  Shreveport
Submission Number:  2012-5560
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bossier, Caddo
Subjurisdiction:  Shreveport
Submission Number:  2012-5714
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2002-3580
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Location established)
Resubmission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5705
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2012-5649
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  St. John The Baptist
Subjurisdiction:  St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5726
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vernon
Subjurisdiction:  Vernon Parish School District
Submission Number:  2012-5731
Action Date:  12/03/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  West Carroll
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5711
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Alcorn
Subjurisdiction:  Corinth
Submission Number:  2012-5630
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Special election procedures
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Hinds
Subjurisdiction:  Clinton
Submission Number:  2012-3120
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Issaquena, Sharkey
Subjurisdiction:  South Delta School District
Submission Number:  2012-5597
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Itawamba
Subjurisdiction:  Fulton
Submission Number:  2012-5723
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Redistricting plan
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lamar, Pearl River
Subjurisdiction:  Lumberton Public School District
Submission Number:  2012-5414
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan (Board of Trustees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Tupelo
Submission Number:  2012-5343
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Newton
Subjurisdiction:  Decatur
Submission Number:  2012-5522
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Wilkinson
Subjurisdiction:  Woodville
Submission Number:  2012-5720
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5437
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Establishment of elected office
Number of officials (Board of trustees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NEW HAMPSHIRE County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5466
Action Date:  12/03/2012
Polling place
Voter registration (Hours)
Voting method
Voting method (Help America Vote Act)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Compensation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Lenoir
Subjurisdiction:  Kinston
Submission Number:  2012-5713
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction:  Mcbee
Submission Number:  2012-5707
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Darlington
Subjurisdiction:  Hartsville
Submission Number:  2012-5686
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Redistricting plan
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Myrtle Beach
Submission Number:  2012-5693
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Easley
Submission Number:  2012-5447
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Easley
Submission Number:  2012-5719
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Archer
Subjurisdiction:  Megargel Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5724
Action Date:  10/15/2012
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Archer, Young
Subjurisdiction:  Olney Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-0522
Action Date:  10/15/2012
Polling place (Additional location)
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Brownsville
Submission Number:  2012-5656
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Celina
Submission Number:  2012-5662
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Precinct (Additional location)
Polling place (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Deaf Smith, Oldham, Randall
Subjurisdiction:  Wildorado Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5399
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Fresh Water Supply District #2
Submission Number:  2012-5728
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #25
Submission Number:  2012-5703
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #58
Submission Number:  2012-5716
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Buda
Submission Number:  2012-5612
Action Date:  12/03/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hunt
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5618
Action Date:  12/03/2012
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Hutchinson
Subjurisdiction:  Spring Creek Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5717
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Boerne
Submission Number:  2012-5458
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Related submission received

TEXAS County:  Kendall
Subjurisdiction:  Boerne
Submission Number:  2012-5710
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kinney
Subjurisdiction:  Brackettville
Submission Number:  2012-5729
Action Date:  11/20/2012
Polling place (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Magnolia
Submission Number:  2012-5702
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Sabine
Subjurisdiction:  Sabine County Hospital District
Submission Number:  2012-5679
Action Date:  11/29/2012
Polling place (Additional location)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Scurry
Subjurisdiction:  Snyder
Submission Number:  2012-5704
Action Date:  11/23/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Terrell
Subjurisdiction:  Terrell County Independent School District
Submission Number:  2012-5636
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Travis
Subjurisdiction:  Lakeway
Submission Number:  2012-5721
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Waller
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5505
Action Date:  11/28/2012
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2011-5037
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Voter registration

ALABAMA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2012-5304
Action Date:  11/27/2012
Voter registration
Election administration

MISSISSIPPI County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Meridian
Submission Number:  2012-5232
Action Date:  11/30/2012
Redistricting plan

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Marion
Subjurisdiction:  Marion
Submission Number:  2012-5192
Action Date:  11/26/2012
Redistricting plan

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
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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