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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 12/10/2007

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 submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMASubjurisdiction: CHELSEA
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5940

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5951

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: LANETT
County: CHAMBERS
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5373

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: MOODY
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5173

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ODENVILLE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Annexation
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2007-4809

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: TUSCUMBIA
County: COLBERT
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5907

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: AUTAUGA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5927

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: BARBOUR
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5959

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5950

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2007-4882

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5846

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5408

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Bilingual procedures
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5946

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5659

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5706

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5924

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5933

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5905

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5906

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5957

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA IRRIGATION DISTRICT
County: MERCED
Action Date: 11/29/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5916

FLORIDASubjurisdiction: TEMPLE TERRACE
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5947

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5953

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: BALL GROUND
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5269

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5937

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: COOLIDGE
County: THOMAS
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5494

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: EAST ELLIJAY
County: GILMER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5468

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: EAST ELLIJAY
County: GILMER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5910

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: FARGO
County: CLINCH
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5918

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5492

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5564

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5948

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5829

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5939

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: POLK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POLK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5930

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: PORTERDALE
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5952

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5955

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5908

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5967

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: CRAWFORD
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5139

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5956

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5958

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5963

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: DOUGHERTY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5928

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5961

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5904

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: TATTNALL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5821

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5920

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5923

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials (Board of commissioners)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. CHARLES
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5938

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3573

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Voter registration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3837

MICHIGANSubjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3574

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: BENOIT
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5447

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: CARY
County: SHARKEY
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5966

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: JUMPERTOWN
County: PRENTISS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5278

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: MISSISSIPPI REPUBLICAN PARTY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5926

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: ITAWAMBA
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5848

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5913

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: PIKE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5919

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: TUNICA
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Judgeship)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5901

NEW YORKSubjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5969

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HOPE MILLS
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5376

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HOPE MILLS
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5943

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: ROANOKE RAPIDS SANITARY DISTRICT
County: HALIFAX
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5941

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5970

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5968

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: HARDEEVILLE
County: JASPER
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5971

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: IRMO
County: LEXINGTON, RICHLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5944

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MCCORMICK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MCCORMICK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5921

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: ABBEVILLE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5909

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5147

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: LANCASTER
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5188

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ARANSAS PASS
County: ARANSAS, NUECES, SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5914

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CALHOUN COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Creation of special district
Powers and duties
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5212

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CISCO JUNIOR COLLEGE
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5421

TEXASSubjurisdiction: DECATUR
County: WISE
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5964

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORESTBURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5934

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORNEY
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5945

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No58
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5393

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No58
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5936

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FREER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DUVAL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5925

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GATESVILLE
County: CORYELL
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5962

TEXASSubjurisdiction: GOLIAD
County: GOLIAD
Action Date: 11/28/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5903

TEXASSubjurisdiction: JIM HOGG COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JIM HOGG
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5965

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LASARA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILLACY
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5912

TEXASSubjurisdiction: LORAINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5253

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCLEOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CASS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office (Board of trustees)
Implementation schedule
General election
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3921

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5949

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5931

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW SWEDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5295

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NORTHEAST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5960

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PALO PINTO COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No1
County: PALO PINTO
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5935

TEXASSubjurisdiction: POOLVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PARKER, WISE
Action Date: 10/15/2007
General election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5302

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ROYSE CITY
County: COLLIN, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5922

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SABINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GREGG
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5932

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SINTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5321

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SIVELLS BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5911

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTHLAKE
County: DENTON, TARRANT
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Polling place
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5425

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5842

TEXASSubjurisdiction: TOWN CENTER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Powers and duties
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5221

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WALNUT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5942

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No17
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5277

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No17
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5277

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5929

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5915

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5195

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: KENDALL
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5954

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4984

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/15/2007
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5294

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5572


John Tanner
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
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