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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/07/2009
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:  Baldwin
Subjurisdiction:  Summerdale
Submission Number:  2009-3876
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Mountain Brook
Submission Number:  2009-3855
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough: 
Subjurisdiction:  Goodnews Bay
Submission Number:  2009-3864
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Queen Creek
Submission Number:  2009-0115
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Queen Creek
Submission Number:  2009-0526
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Rincon Valley Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3870
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3426
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3426
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Yuma
Subjurisdiction:  Somerton
Submission Number:  2009-3875
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3570
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Redistricting procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Fulton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2583
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Taylor
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3869
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Lafayette
Subjurisdiction:  Lafayette
Submission Number:  2009-3883
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vermilion
Subjurisdiction:  Kaplan
Submission Number:  2009-3568
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3872
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3602
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Election administration (Ballots)
Voting method
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Nash
Subjurisdiction:  Nashville
Submission Number:  2009-3779
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2009-3865
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Pitt
Subjurisdiction:  Grimesland
Submission Number:  2009-3880
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Annexation
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Wayne
Subjurisdiction:  Goldsboro
Submission Number:  2009-3874
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Bamberg
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3860
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3651
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3790
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3859
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3877
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Hampton
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3590
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Irmo
Submission Number:  2009-3867
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3580
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3580
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3881
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Archer, Wichita
Subjurisdiction:  Wichita Falls
Submission Number:  2009-3873
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bosque
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3871
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bowie
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3749
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Calhoun County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3863
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Celina
Submission Number:  2009-3862
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Frisco
Submission Number:  2009-3866
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin, Denton
Subjurisdiction:  Plano
Submission Number:  2009-3879
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Delta
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3564
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Houston
Submission Number:  2009-3856
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction:  Hamilton County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3868
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3736
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3882
Action Date:  11/23/2009
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Grant Road Public Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-3817
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Harris County Municipal Utility District #24
Submission Number:  2009-3887
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Palmhurst
Submission Number:  2009-3878
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Special election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hidalgo
Subjurisdiction:  Palmhurst Crime Control An Prevention District
Submission Number:  2009-3491
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Anson
Submission Number:  2009-3857
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Maverick
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3572
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-3670
Action Date:  11/18/2009
Election administration
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Medina
Subjurisdiction:  Hondo
Submission Number:  2009-3809
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Palo Pinto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3593
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Potter
Subjurisdiction:  Potter County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3884
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Potter
Subjurisdiction:  Potter County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3885
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Roberts
Subjurisdiction:  Miami
Submission Number:  2009-3858
Action Date:  11/24/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Runnels
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3672
Action Date:  11/25/2009
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Wichita
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3886
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

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 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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