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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/28/2009
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:  Lee, Russell
Subjurisdiction:  Phenix City
Submission Number:  2009-4002
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  La Paz, Mohave
Subjurisdiction:  Western Arizona Joint Technological District
Submission Number:  2009-3755
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Creation of special district
Method of election (Multimember districts/at large)
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Additional information received

ARIZONA County:  Maricopa
Subjurisdiction:  Sun City West Fire District
Submission Number:  2009-3996
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Annexation
Submission received

ARIZONA County:  Yavapai
Subjurisdiction:  Chino Valley Unified School District #51
Submission Number:  2009-4007
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

FLORIDA County:  Hendry
Subjurisdiction:  Hendry County Hospital Authority
Submission Number:  2009-4004
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2009-3932
Action Date:  12/24/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

GEORGIA County:  Cobb
Subjurisdiction:  Marietta
Submission Number:  2009-4013
Action Date:  12/24/2009
Annexation
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Lumpkin
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-3994
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

GEORGIA County:  Mitchell
Subjurisdiction:  Sale City
Submission Number:  2009-4008
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

LOUISIANA Parish: 
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-2690
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Election administration
Additional information received

LOUISIANA Parish:  Orleans
Subjurisdiction:  New Orleans
Submission Number:  2009-3995
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Chesterfield
Subjurisdiction:  Cheraw
Submission Number:  2009-4015
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Darlington
Subjurisdiction:  Hartsville
Submission Number:  2009-4014
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Annexation
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Greenwood
Subjurisdiction:  Hodges
Submission Number:  2009-4012
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2009-3760
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Annexation
Related submission received

SOUTH CAROLINA County:  Lexington
Subjurisdiction:  Lexington
Submission Number:  2009-3999
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Annexation
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Burleson
Subjurisdiction:  Burleson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4005
Action Date:  12/08/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Comanche
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4006
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Hays
Subjurisdiction:  Kyle
Submission Number:  2009-3998
Action Date:  12/17/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

TEXAS County:  Henderson
Subjurisdiction:  Henderson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4011
Action Date:  12/23/2009
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Jefferson
Subjurisdiction:  Jefferson County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4009
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Johnson
Subjurisdiction: 
Submission Number:  2009-4010
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Smith County Democratic Party
Submission Number:  2009-4003
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Smith
Subjurisdiction:  Whitehouse
Submission Number:  2009-3997
Action Date:  12/18/2009
Polling place (Changed)
General election (Date set)
Submission received

TEXAS County:  Williamson
Subjurisdiction:  Taylor
Submission Number:  2009-4000
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Annexation
Submission received

VIRGINIA County: 
Subjurisdiction:  Roanoke
Submission Number:  2009-4001
Action Date:  12/22/2009
Polling place (Changed)
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
Web - 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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