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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/13/2010
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.

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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:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gardendale
Submission Number:  2010-4284
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gardendale
Submission Number:  2010-4446
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Priceville
Submission Number:  2010-4465
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Morgan
Subjurisdiction:  Somerville
Submission Number:  2010-4440
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Shelby County School District
Submission Number:  2010-4436
Action Date:  12/03/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Shelby County School Tax District #2
Submission Number:  2010-4437
Action Date:  12/03/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ALASKA Borough:  North Slope
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4464
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2010-4289
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2010-4318
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Chandler
Submission Number:  2010-4460
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe
Submission Number:  2010-4435
Action Date:  12/03/2010
General election
Primary election
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Oro Valley
Submission Number:  2010-4442
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Apache Junction
Submission Number:  2010-4463
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4456
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Transfer of powers
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

FLORIDA County:  Hillsborough
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4369
Action Date:  12/10/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Carroll, Haralson
Subjurisdiction:  Bremen
Submission Number:  2010-4461
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Crisp
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4439
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction:  Franklin County School District
Submission Number:  2010-4455
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Gilmer
Subjurisdiction:  Ellijay
Submission Number:  2010-4447
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Pulaski
Subjurisdiction:  Hawkinsville
Submission Number:  2010-4238
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Annexation
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3131
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Majority vote requirement
Implementation schedule
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Election administration
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Candidate qualification procedures
General election
Primary election
Procedures for filling vacancies

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3131
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Response to Requested Information

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3131
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Majority vote requirement
Implementation schedule
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Election administration
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Candidate qualification procedures
General election
Primary election
Procedures for filling vacancies

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-3131
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  Central
Submission Number:  2010-4449
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction:  Greenwood Crime Prevention And Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-4275
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Iberia
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4438
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  Broadmoor Neighborhood Improvement District
Submission Number:  2010-3121
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Method of election
Districting plan
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4458
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4459
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Marshall
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4253
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction:  Picayune
Submission Number:  2010-4252
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pearl River
Subjurisdiction:  Picayune
Submission Number:  2010-4252
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Notice of withdrawal

MISSISSIPPI County:  Scott
Subjurisdiction:  Forest
Submission Number:  2010-4444
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Halifax
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4277
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Harnett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4457
Action Date:  12/09/2010
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Abbeville
Subjurisdiction:  Due West
Submission Number:  2010-4443
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2010-4441
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4185
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Polling place (Location changed)
Notice of withdrawal

TEXAS County:  Aransas
Subjurisdiction:  Rockport
Submission Number:  2010-4452
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burnet
Subjurisdiction:  Burnet
Submission Number:  2010-4466
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dallas
Subjurisdiction:  Mesquite
Submission Number:  2010-4445
Action Date:  12/06/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Dripping Springs
Submission Number:  2010-4434
Action Date:  12/03/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kaufman, Rockwall
Subjurisdiction:  Heath
Submission Number:  2010-4448
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Mclennan
Subjurisdiction:  Gholson Independent School District
Submission Number:  2007-1636
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Joint election procedures
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #126
Submission Number:  2010-4462
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Creation of special district
Method of election (At large)
Staggered terms
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #126
Submission Number:  2010-4462
Action Date:  12/07/2010
TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4175
Action Date:  12/07/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4175
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4453
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2010-4454
Action Date:  12/08/2010
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
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 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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