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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/14/2009
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: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3901
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Calhoun
Subjurisdiction:  Jacksonville
Submission Number:  2009-3923
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Cullman
Subjurisdiction:  Hanceville
Submission Number:  2009-3930
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Russell
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3897
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ALASKA Borough:  Northwest Arctic
Subjurisdiction:  Deering
Submission Number:  2009-3921
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction:  Window Rock Unified School District #8
Submission Number:  2009-3926
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
Submission Number:  2009-3934
Action Date:  12/11/2009
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-3838
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Gilbert
Submission Number:  2009-3912
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Scottsdale
Submission Number:  2009-3894
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Bullhead City
Submission Number:  2009-3917
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Rincon Valley Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3870
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima
Subjurisdiction:  Rincon Valley Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3898
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pima, Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Marana
Submission Number:  2009-3915
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Eloy
Submission Number:  2009-3690
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Eloy
Submission Number:  2009-3899
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Annexation
Submission received

CALIFORNIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3570
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Redistricting procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3908
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Banks, Hall
Subjurisdiction:  Gillsville
Submission Number:  2009-3924
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2009-3932
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3648
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3902
Action Date:  11/30/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Gordon
Subjurisdiction:  Calhoun City School District
Submission Number:  2009-3669
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Gwinnett
Subjurisdiction:  Snellville
Submission Number:  2009-3903
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Talmo
Submission Number:  2009-3931
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Macon
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3900
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

GEORGIA County:  Peach
Subjurisdiction:  Byron
Submission Number:  2009-3918
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Gravity Drainage District #8
Submission Number:  2009-3910
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Cameron Parish Public Library District
Submission Number:  2009-3909
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  French Quarter-Marigny Historic Area Management District
Submission Number:  2009-2595
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Referendum requirement
Resubmission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Vermilion
Subjurisdiction:  Kaplan
Submission Number:  2009-3568
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3574
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Amite
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3891
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Desoto
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3906
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Precinct (Name change)
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3537
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3888
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Election administration (Poll workers)
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Cleveland, Gaston
Subjurisdiction:  Kings Mountain
Submission Number:  2009-3925
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3702
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Boundary changes
Additional information received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Onslow
Subjurisdiction:  Holly Ridge
Submission Number:  2009-3920
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Berkeley, Charleston
Subjurisdiction:  Charleston
Submission Number:  2009-3916
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Chapin
Submission Number:  2009-3927
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  West Columbia
Submission Number:  2009-3799
Action Date:  11/16/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Richland
Subjurisdiction:  Columbia
Submission Number:  2009-3569
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Newberry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3732
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction:  Pickens
Submission Number:  2009-3754
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Spartanburg
Subjurisdiction:  Spartanburg
Submission Number:  2009-3905
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  York
Subjurisdiction:  Rock Hill
Submission Number:  2009-3914
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction:  Burleson County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3933
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3895
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Number of officials (Justice of the peace)
Limited redistricting (Justice of the peace)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Carson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3621
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Cooke
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3583
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dawson
Subjurisdiction:  Lamesa
Submission Number:  2009-3892
Action Date:  11/27/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Ellis, Johnson
Subjurisdiction:  Venus
Submission Number:  2009-3890
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Franklin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3911
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Gillespie
Subjurisdiction:  Gillespie County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3904
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Fallbrook Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1466
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Fallbrook Utility District
Submission Number:  2009-1856
Action Date:  12/01/2009
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hopkins
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3893
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jones
Subjurisdiction:  Anson
Submission Number:  2009-3857
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Panola
Subjurisdiction:  Carthage
Submission Number:  2009-3907
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Polk
Subjurisdiction:  Livingston
Submission Number:  2009-3633
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Reeves
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3913
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Laredo Community College District
Submission Number:  2009-3889
Action Date:  12/03/2009
General election (Date change)
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3928
Action Date:  12/02/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

T. Christian Herren, Jr.
Acting 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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