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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/23/2009
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:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3941
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Birmingham
Submission Number:  2009-3709
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Helena
Submission Number:  2009-3970
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Hoover
Submission Number:  2009-3987
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, St. Clair
Subjurisdiction:  Trussville
Submission Number:  2009-3935
Action Date:  12/11/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Jefferson, St. Clair
Subjurisdiction:  Trussville
Submission Number:  2009-3935
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Florence School District
Submission Number:  2009-3828
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Lauderdale
Subjurisdiction:  Lauderdale County School District
Submission Number:  2009-3827
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

ALABAMA County:  Lee
Subjurisdiction:  Opelika
Submission Number:  2009-3984
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

ALABAMA County:  Shelby
Subjurisdiction:  Pelham
Submission Number:  2009-3966
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2458
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Number of officials
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Apache
Subjurisdiction:  Eagar
Submission Number:  2009-3944
Action Date:  12/03/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Navajo
Subjurisdiction:  Show Low
Submission Number:  2009-3981
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Pinal
Subjurisdiction:  Greene Reservoir Flood Control District
Submission Number:  2009-3560
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Annexation
Resubmission received

ARIZONA County:  Santa Cruz
Subjurisdiction:  Nogales Unified School District #1
Submission Number:  2009-3955
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Tapadero Domestic Wastewater Improvement District
Submission Number:  2009-3988
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-0284
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Voter registration
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3149
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Voter registration
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Clinch
Subjurisdiction:  Fargo
Submission Number:  2009-3967
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Crisp
Subjurisdiction:  Cordele
Submission Number:  2007-4690
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Early
Subjurisdiction:  Blakely
Submission Number:  2009-3969
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Deannexation
Submission received

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

GEORGIA County:  Haralson
Subjurisdiction:  Buchanan
Submission Number:  2009-3640
Action Date:  12/11/2009
Annexation
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Jackson
Subjurisdiction:  Commerce
Submission Number:  2009-3774
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

GEORGIA County:  Laurens
Subjurisdiction:  Dudley
Submission Number:  2008-2893
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Resubmission received

GEORGIA County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Chickamauga
Submission Number:  2009-3971
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction:  Cohutta
Submission Number:  2009-3952
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Form of government
Annexation
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Whitfield
Subjurisdiction:  Cohutta
Submission Number:  2009-3952
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Form of government
Annexation
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Election administration
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bienville
Subjurisdiction:  Bienville Parish Special School District #16-37
Submission Number:  2009-3483
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

LOUISIANA Parish:  Bienville
Subjurisdiction:  Bienville Parish Special School District #16-37
Submission Number:  2009-3821
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  East Baton Rouge
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3942
Action Date:  12/11/2009
Polling place (Name change)
Polling place (Address change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2009-3993
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Submission Number:  2009-3993
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Pointe Coupee
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3822
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

MISSISSIPPI County:  Pike
Subjurisdiction:  Osyka
Submission Number:  2009-3958
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

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

NEW YORK Borough: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3985
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3961
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Creation of judicial district
Submission received

NORTH CAROLINA County:  Union
Subjurisdiction:  Monroe
Submission Number:  2009-3957
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Aiken
Subjurisdiction:  Aiken
Submission Number:  2009-3964
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Anderson
Subjurisdiction:  Pendleton
Submission Number:  2009-3965
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Horry
Subjurisdiction:  Briarcliffe Acres
Submission Number:  2009-3962
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington, Saluda
Subjurisdiction:  Batesburg-Leesville
Submission Number:  2009-3820
Action Date:  12/04/2009
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Newberry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3778
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Voter registration (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Orangeburg
Subjurisdiction:  Branchville
Submission Number:  2009-3938
Action Date:  12/09/2009
Term of office
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Pickens
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3919
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3986
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Atascosa
Subjurisdiction:  Atascosa County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3959
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Bexar
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3975
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Brazoria
Subjurisdiction:  Angleton Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3248
Action Date:  12/10/2009
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Cameron
Subjurisdiction:  Laguna Madre Water District
Submission Number:  2009-3980
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Collin
Subjurisdiction:  Collin County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3976
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Crockett
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3936
Action Date:  12/11/2009
Limited redistricting (Commissioners court)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Dewitt County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3972
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Dewitt County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3972
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Dewitt County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3972
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Dewitt County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3974
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Dewitt
Subjurisdiction:  Dewitt County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3974
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Edwards, Real, Uvalde
Subjurisdiction:  Nueces Canyon Consolidated Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3639
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District #141
Submission Number:  2009-3956
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #4
Submission Number:  2009-3676
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #5
Submission Number:  2009-3678
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #6
Submission Number:  2009-3680
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #6
Submission Number:  2009-3680
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #7
Submission Number:  2009-3679
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend
Subjurisdiction:  Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District #7
Submission Number:  2009-3679
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Houston
Submission Number:  2009-3992
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Gillespie
Subjurisdiction:  Gillespie County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3973
Action Date:  12/07/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2003-4254
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Redistricting plan
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
Submission Number:  2009-2647
Action Date:  12/14/2009
General election (Cancelled)
Resubmission received

TEXAS County:  Guadalupe
Subjurisdiction:  Seguin
Submission Number:  2009-3939
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hamilton
Subjurisdiction:  Hamilton County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3960
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Harris
Subjurisdiction:  Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District #32
Submission Number:  2009-3983
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3977
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction:  Henderson County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3978
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kerr
Subjurisdiction:  Kerr County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3989
Action Date:  12/21/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Kerr
Subjurisdiction:  Kerr County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3990
Action Date:  12/21/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lavaca
Subjurisdiction:  Lavaca County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-3953
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Lavaca
Subjurisdiction:  Lavaca County Republican Party
Submission Number:  2009-3954
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Montgomery
Subjurisdiction:  Montgomery County Municipal Utility District #84
Submission Number:  2009-3982
Action Date:  12/16/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Scurry
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3979
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Sutton
Subjurisdiction:  Sonora Independent School District
Submission Number:  2009-3940
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Polling place (Location deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Taylor
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3951
Action Date:  12/15/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Walker
Subjurisdiction:  Huntsville
Submission Number:  2009-3968
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Webb
Subjurisdiction:  Laredo Community College District
Submission Number:  2009-3889
Action Date:  12/08/2009
General election (Date change)
Additional information received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Manassas
Submission Number:  2009-3943
Action Date:  12/14/2009
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

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

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
Redistricting Census Information
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