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

Notice Date: 09/11/2007

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").

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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: 09/06/2007
Polling place
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4397

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4125

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: PAGE
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3707

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
County: HENDRY
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials
Absentee Voting
Voting qualifications/eligibility (Special districts)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3680

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 08/03/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3764

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PAYNE CITY
County: BIBB
Action Date: 09/11/2007
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4023

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3597

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4330

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ALLEN PARISH DRAINAGE DISTRICT No2
Parish: ALLEN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4388

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ST. GABRIEL
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4389

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MCCOMB
County: PIKE
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-2465

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 08/13/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3910

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4374

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WESTMINSTER
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 08/29/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4384

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ARANSAS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ARANSAS
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4429

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN
County: HAYS, TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4436

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRYAN
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Polling place (Designation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4386

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BURKBURNETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAY, WICHITA
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4415

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BUSHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4410

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CADDO MILLS
County: HUNT
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4423

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CALALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4430

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4405

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CHICO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WISE
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4431

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-2592

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-3912

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4027

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 08/31/2007
Annexation
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4383

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DEKALB INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4408

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ECTOR COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ECTOR
Action Date: 08/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4376

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EULA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALLAHAN, TAYLOR
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4424

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No189
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4435

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GASTONIA-SCURRY SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Method of election (At large)
Polling place (Location established)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4418

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GROOM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CARSON
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4411

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No48
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4382

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No9
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4390

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HASKELL CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HASKELL, STONEWALL
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4425

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HEADWATERS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HAYS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4380

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HILLSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILL
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4406

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4432

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: JOURDANTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4401

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KARNES CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA, KARNES
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4399

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAZY NINE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4398

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LEONARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN, FANNIN, HUNT
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4409

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LOVEJOY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4385

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MISSION
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4420

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No10
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Creation of special district
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4381

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No8
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-4349

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MOUNT CALM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILL
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4391

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS
County: COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4433

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: OLFEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: RUNNELS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4403

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ROYSE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN, HUNT, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4414

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS
County: CALDWELL, HAYS
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4395

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4417

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOCORRO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4428

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TEXLINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAM
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4412

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: UNION GROVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4400

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: VERNON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILBARGER
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4402

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WESTLAKE
County: DENTON, TARRANT
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4407

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WINDCREST
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 09/07/2007
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4387

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WOODRIDGE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4416

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ZEPHYR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BROWN
Action Date: 08/30/2007
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4379

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BORDEN
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4426

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4392

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BROWN
Action Date: 08/30/2007
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4378

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: CORYELL
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4421

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: ECTOR
Action Date: 08/27/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4377

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FANNIN
Action Date: 09/05/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4422

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HOWARD
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4404

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4393

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: NACOGDOCHES
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4427

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: PECOS
Action Date: 08/28/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4375

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 09/04/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4394

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 09/06/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4419

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TAYLOR
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-4434

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Annexation (Procedures)
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-3898

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: BEDFORD
Action Date: 09/10/2007
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2007-4413

John Tanner
Chief, Voting Section

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