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Section 5 Changes by Type and Year

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Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General (through 2013)
TYPE 2010 2011 2012 2013 TOTALS
Redistricting 26 22 943 169 1,160
Annexation 2,331 501 2,604 1,546 6,982
Polling Place 2,832 552 3,089 1,041 7,514
Precinct 1,335 266 1,800 508 3,909
Reregistration or
Voter Purge
3 0 2 3 8
Incorporation 118 30 97 52 297
Bilingual Procedures 101 18 292 97 508
Method of Election 498 123 1,081 237 1,939
Form of Government 64 11 48 34 157
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
66 10 99 37 242
Special Election 1,469 408 1,325 716 3,918
Voting Methods 429 145 508 208 1,290
Candidate Qualifications 123 250 238 68 679
Voter Registration Procedures 230 45 397 69 741
Miscellaneous 6,123 1,549 5,623 2,151 15,446
Election Law *** *** *** ***
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
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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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