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Section 5 Changes by Type and Year


Total Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General
1965 Through 2013
TYPE Totals
1965-89
Totals
1990-99
Totals
2000-09
Totals
2010-13
TOTAL
1965-2013
Redistricting 3,846 3,456 3,141 1,160 11,603
Annexation 32,212 31,963 40,715 6,982 111,872
Polling Place 46,458 41,257 31,522 7,514 126,751
Precinct 21,579 26,824 15,781 3,909 68,093
Reregistration
or Voter Purge
1,232 101 36 8 1,377
Incorporation 1,436 1,588 1,858 297 5,179
Bilingual Procedures 2,980 997 1,523 508 6,008
Method of Election 4,634 7,819 5,951 1,939 20,343
Form of Government 1,665 519 396 157 2,737
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
199 629 792 242 1,862
Special Election 7,126 11,879 14,128 3,918 37,051
Voting Methods 1,525 1,697 6,313 1,290 10,825
Candidate Qualifications 478 2,004 1,594 679 4,755
Voter Registration Procedures 20,458 19,117 4,728 741 45,044
Miscellaneous 13,942 23,190 41,745 15,446 94,323
Election Law 206 7,568 0 0 7,774
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
29 642 0 0 671
  Totals
1965-89
Totals
1990-99
Totals
2000-09
Totals
2010-13
TOTAL
1965-2013
TOTALS 1965-2013 168,215 173,040 170,223 44,790 556,268

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