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

Notice Date: 12/17/2007

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: DECATUR
County: MORGAN
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5467

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: DECATUR
County: MORGAN
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6036

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: ELMORE
County: ELMORE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5975

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6028

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: MOODY
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5996

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: OHATCHEE
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6015

ALABAMASubjurisdiction: TROY
County: PIKE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5985

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5792

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
County: WALKER
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5987

ALABAMASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5733

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BISBEE
County: COCHISE
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6002

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5720

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6019

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: FOUNTAIN HILLS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No98
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5347

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: GLADDEN FARMS COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6027

ARIZONASubjurisdiction: LITCHFIELD PARK
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5974

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: GRAHAM
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5993

ARIZONASubjurisdiction:
County: YUMA
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6009

CALIFORNIASubjurisdiction:
County: MERCED
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6011

FLORIDASubjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Voter registration
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3844

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: CLARKESVILLE
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5977

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6031

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: GOOD HOPE
County: WALTON
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5989

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5990

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: SUGAR HILL
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6007

GEORGIASubjurisdiction: TUNNEL HILL
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5986

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: BLECKLEY
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6025

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: BRANTLEY
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5991

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: COBB
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6006

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: COWETA
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6010

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: LONG
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5279

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: MORGAN
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6017

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5593

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: RANDOLPH
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6008

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: STEWART
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6024

GEORGIASubjurisdiction:
County: UPSON
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6023

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: ANGIE
Parish: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5995

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT No21
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6033

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: COURT OF APPEAL
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Method of election
Implementation schedule
Procedures for filling vacancies (Judgeship)
Consolidation or division of jurisdictions
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-4281

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No7
Parish: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5383

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: LAFOURCHE PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No6
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5445

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5997

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5404

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6022

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6018

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6004

LOUISIANASubjurisdiction:
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5226

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction: SOUTH PANOLA CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PANOLA
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6013

MISSISSIPPISubjurisdiction:
County: TUNICA
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Special election procedures (Judgeship)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5901

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6034

NORTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5866

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: BALLENTINE
County: RICHLAND
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
General election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6035

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: FORT MILL
County: YORK
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5988

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GAFFNEY
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5002

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: GAFFNEY
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5882

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: INMAN
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5992

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6000

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction: NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5288

SOUTH CAROLINASubjurisdiction:
County: CHESTER
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5358

SOUTH DAKOTASubjurisdiction:
County: CHARLES MIX
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (Commission)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6012

TEXASSubjurisdiction: ALVORD
County: WISE
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6030

TEXASSubjurisdiction: BROCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PARKER
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6029

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CINCO SOUTHWEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No4
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5979

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CISCO JUNIOR COLLEGE
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5421

TEXASSubjurisdiction: CRYSTAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ZAVALA
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6003

TEXASSubjurisdiction: EAST CENTRAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 12/14/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6032

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FLORESVILLE
County: WILSON
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4149

TEXASSubjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No171
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
General election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5341

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HAMILTON
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5972

TEXASSubjurisdiction: HUCKABAY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EASTLAND, ERATH
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5982

TEXASSubjurisdiction: INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5244

TEXASSubjurisdiction: JONESTOWN
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6005

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MCDADE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5984

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MIDLAND
County: MIDLAND
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Annexation
Deannexation
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5994

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MILLER GROVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HOPKINS, RAINS
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5973

TEXASSubjurisdiction: MILLS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: MILLS
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6021

TEXASSubjurisdiction: NUECES CANYON CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EDWARDS, REAL, UVALDE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5978

TEXASSubjurisdiction: PASADENA
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5527

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SEGUIN
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5482

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SIMMS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5981

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SOUTHWEST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Term of office
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5980

TEXASSubjurisdiction: STAR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HAMILTON, LAMPASAS, MILLS
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5983

TEXASSubjurisdiction: SUGAR LAND
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Deannexation
Joint election procedures
General election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6001

TEXASSubjurisdiction: WESLACO
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6026

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: COCHRAN
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5976

TEXASSubjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/12/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3745

VIRGINIASubjurisdiction:
County: CULPEPER
Action Date: 12/13/2007
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6016


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 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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