Notice Of Preclearance Activity Under The Voting Rights Act Of 1965, As Amended

Notice Date: 12/10/2007

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 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: CHELSEA
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5940

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5951

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: LANETT
County: CHAMBERS
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Deannexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5373

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: MOODY
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5173

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ODENVILLE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Annexation
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2007-4809

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: TUSCUMBIA
County: COLBERT
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5907

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: AUTAUGA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5927

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: BARBOUR
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5959

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5950

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2007-4882

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5846

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5408

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Bilingual procedures
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5946

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5659

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 12/10/2007
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5706

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5924

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5933

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/15/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5905

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5906

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5957

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA IRRIGATION DISTRICT
County: MERCED
Action Date: 11/29/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5916

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE TERRACE
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5947

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5953

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BALL GROUND
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/11/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5269

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5937

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COOLIDGE
County: THOMAS
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5494

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: EAST ELLIJAY
County: GILMER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5468

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: EAST ELLIJAY
County: GILMER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5910

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FARGO
County: CLINCH
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5918

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5492

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5564

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5948

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5829

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5939

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: POLK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POLK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5930

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PORTERDALE
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5952

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5955

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5908

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5967

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CRAWFORD
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5139

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5956

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5958

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5963

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DOUGHERTY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5928

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5961

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/26/2007
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5904

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: TATTNALL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5821

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5920

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5923

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials (Board of commissioners)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. CHARLES
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5938

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3573

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Voter registration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3837

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3574

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BENOIT
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5447

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: CARY
County: SHARKEY
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5966

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: JUMPERTOWN
County: PRENTISS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5278

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MISSISSIPPI REPUBLICAN PARTY
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5926

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: ITAWAMBA
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5848

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5913

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: PIKE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5919

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: TUNICA
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Special election procedures (Judgeship)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5901

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5969

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOPE MILLS
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5376

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOPE MILLS
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5943

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ROANOKE RAPIDS SANITARY DISTRICT
County: HALIFAX
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5941

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5970

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5968

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HARDEEVILLE
County: JASPER
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5971

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: IRMO
County: LEXINGTON, RICHLAND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5944

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MCCORMICK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MCCORMICK
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5921

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: ABBEVILLE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5909

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5147

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: LANCASTER
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5188

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ARANSAS PASS
County: ARANSAS, NUECES, SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5914

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Creation of special district
Powers and duties
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5212

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CISCO JUNIOR COLLEGE
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5421

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
County: WISE
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5964

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORESTBURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5934

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORNEY
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5945

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No58
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5393

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No58
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5936

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FREER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DUVAL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5925

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GATESVILLE
County: CORYELL
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5962

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GOLIAD
County: GOLIAD
Action Date: 11/28/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5903

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: JIM HOGG COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JIM HOGG
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5965

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LASARA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILLACY
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5912

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LORAINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5253

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCLEOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CASS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office (Board of trustees)
Implementation schedule
General election
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3921

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5949

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Polling place (Designation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5931

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW SWEDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5295

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Majority vote requirement
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4517

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NORTHEAST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5960

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PALO PINTO COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No1
County: PALO PINTO
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5935

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: POOLVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PARKER, WISE
Action Date: 10/15/2007
General election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5302

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ROYSE CITY
County: COLLIN, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5922

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SABINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GREGG
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5932

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SINTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5321

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SIVELLS BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5911

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTHLAKE
County: DENTON, TARRANT
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Polling place
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5425

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5842

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TOWN CENTER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/07/2007
Powers and duties
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5221

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WALNUT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5942

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No17
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5277

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No17
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5277

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 12/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5929

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/03/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5915

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/05/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5195

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: KENDALL
Action Date: 12/06/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5954

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4984

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/15/2007
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5294

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/30/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5572

John Tanner
Chief, Voting Section

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