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

Notice Date: 01/07/2008

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.

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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: ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4397

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GUNTERSVILLE
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0021

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: PINSON
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5688

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: ESCAMBIA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0009

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: HOONAH
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6193

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5720

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: FOUNTAIN HILLS
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0012

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6165

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0025

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: QUEEN CREEK
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0029

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: TEMPE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Polling place (Address change)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0019

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6178

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: YUMA
Action Date: 12/11/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5752

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Campaign financing provisions
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-5905

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: NAPLES
County: COLLIER
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6184

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: PLANT CITY
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6169

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ACWORTH
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0028

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ANDERSONVILLE
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6194

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6187

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6203

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 12/21/2007
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5763

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0002

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HARLEM
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0016

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KENNESAW
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0018

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5829

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5939

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6171

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6196

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0008

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SPRINGFIELD
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6173

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SUWANEE
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6179

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0022

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6192

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No7
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6051

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No5
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6200

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH WATERWORKS DISTRICT No10
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6198

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CHURCH POINT
Parish: ACADIA
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6174

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: HACKBERRY RECREATION DISTRICT
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6197

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LOWER CAMERON AMBULANCE SERVICE DISTRICT
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/18/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6199

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No3
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6170

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: ASHLAND
County: BENTON
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6182

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BAY ST. LOUIS
County: HANCOCK
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Voter registration (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6160

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BOYLE
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6185

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MAYERSVILLE
County: ISSAQUENA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0015

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: OAKLAND
County: YALOBUSHA
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0027

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: SLEDGE
County: QUITMAN
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0024

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: COAHOMA
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Special election procedures (Sheriff)
Runoff election
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5900

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6190

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ELIZABETH CITY
County: CAMDEN, PASQUOTANK
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0033

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
County: ROBESON
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0032

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: LEE
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0011

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0020

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5628

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0007

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HARTSVILLE
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6191

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
County: JASPER
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0026

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: SOCIETY HILL
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6168

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: KERSHAW
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6183

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: AMARILLO
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6181

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BENAVIDES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DUVAL
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6204

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CENTERVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRINITY
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6186

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CHIMNEY HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6175

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CHIMNEY HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6176

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DENTON
County: DENTON
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0004

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6180

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FAYETTEVILLE
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6201

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Joint election procedures
Primary election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0013

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Joint election procedures
Primary election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0014

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No191
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0003

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOLLIDAY
County: ARCHER
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0005

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HORIZON CITY
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6195

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: IRA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 12/28/2007
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6164

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-5804

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 01/04/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0031

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0017

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MIDLOTHIAN
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6167

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/31/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6202

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 01/01/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0001

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ORANGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0023

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PITTSBURG
County: CAMP
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0010

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6189

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WATER VALLEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COKE, TOM GREEN
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6188

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6166

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 12/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6177

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: ROCKWALL
Action Date: 01/02/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0006

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: SABINE
Action Date: 01/03/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5802

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TAYLOR
Action Date: 12/26/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6172

Christopher Coates
Acting Chief, Voting Section

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