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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/29/2008
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.

If you are currently receiving this notice by postal service delivery and would like to receive it by electronic mail, you may send a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov. Please provide both your current mailing address and the electronic mail address to which you like it sent. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list because you are able to access the list from our web site or for any other reason, please send your current mailing address to section5.notice@usdoj.gov and include the word "remove." You may begin receiving this notice by sending a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov with the electronic mail address to which you like it sent.

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.


Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Circuit Court
County: 
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5860

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Madison
County:  Limestone, Madison
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5857

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Moundville
County:  Hale, Tuscaloosa
Action Date:  12/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5869

Alabama Subjurisdiction:  Rainbow City
County:  Etowah
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5842

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Buckeye
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5865

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Chino Valley Fire District
County:  Yavapai
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5854

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Goodyear
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5858

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Kingman 2100 Community Facilities District
County:  Mohave
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5850

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Tolleson
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5862
Expedited Consideration Requested

California Subjurisdiction:  Carmel Valley
County:  Monterey
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Form of government (Council-manager)
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5851

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Atlanta
County:  Dekalb, Fulton
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5863

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Camden County School District
County:  Camden
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5861
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Danielsville
County:  Madison
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5834

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Harlem
County:  Columbia
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5836

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Norwood
County:  Warren
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5845

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Perry
County:  Houston, Peach
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5855

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Tifton
County:  Tift
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5839

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Effingham
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5833
Expedited Consideration Requested

Georgia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Hall
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5868

Louisiana Subjurisdiction:  Gretna
Parish:  Jefferson
Action Date:  12/16/2008
Annexation
Limited redistricting
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5848

Louisiana Subjurisdiction: 
Parish: 
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Redistricting procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3512

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Belzoni
County:  Humphreys
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5844

Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Kemper
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5852

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
County:  Guilford
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5853

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greer
County:  Greenville, Spartanburg
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5838

South Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Simpsonville
County:  Greenville
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5837

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Bridgestone Municipal Utility District
County:  Harris
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5849

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Castroville
County:  Medina
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5832
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Diboll
County:  Angelina
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Method of election
Districting plan
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-2328

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Edwards Aquifer Authority
County: 
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Voting method
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number:  2008-4709
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Houston
County:  Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5856

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Kerrville
County:  Kerr
Action Date:  12/23/2008
Annexation
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5864

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Lampasas
County:  Lampasas
Action Date:  12/17/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5867

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Midlothian
County:  Ellis
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5835

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Roanoke
County:  Denton
Action Date:  12/22/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5859

Texas Subjurisdiction:  San Vicente Indpendpent School District
County:  Brewster
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5866

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Galveston
Action Date:  12/18/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5840
Expedited Consideration Requested

Virginia Subjurisdiction:  Virginia Republican Party
County: 
Action Date:  12/29/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5870
Expedited Consideration Requested

Virginia Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Hanover
Action Date:  12/19/2008
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5830

Christopher Coates
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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