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

Notice Date: 02/04/2008

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").

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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: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0327

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GENEVA
County: GENEVA
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0322

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: HOOVER
County: JEFFERSON, SHELBY
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0316

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0324

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: BIBB
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0328

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0384

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Procedures)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-3488

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0329

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0329

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0371

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: MESA
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6165

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: APACHE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0321

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5957

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: LOS BANOS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MERCED
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6212

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CONYERS
County: ROCKDALE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0222

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CONYERS
County: ROCKDALE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0348

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DACULA
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2007-6093

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DACULA
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0376

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0317

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0317

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0344

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 01/14/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0172

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WARNER ROBINS
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0366

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BACON
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0335

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0355

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0342

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-5315

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0380

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: JENA
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0319

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/24/2008
Method of election
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0341

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: SUMRALL
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6106

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: SIMPSON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0318

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0365

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0381

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0374

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0379

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CAMPOBELLO
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0373

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0375

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: SIMPSONVILLE
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0377

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WILLISTON SCHOOL DISTRICT No29
County: BARNWELL
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0345

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0315

SOUTH DAKOTA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHARLES MIX
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6012

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ABILENE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON, JONES, TAYLOR
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0382

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BANQUETE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6123

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No28
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0349

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BULLARD
County: CHEROKEE, SMITH
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0343

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLORADO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0357

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLORADO COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0358

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COMFORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KENDALL, KERR
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0383

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DALLAS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6073

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DAMON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Implementation schedule
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0378

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0334

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ENNIS
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0323

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FREEPORT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Polling place
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0353

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0340

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GOLD-BURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAY, MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0354

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GORMAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE, EASTLAND
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0372

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GREGG COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0368

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GREGG COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0369

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No18
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0330

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KINGSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KLEBERG
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0331

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KLEIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0314

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LUCAS
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0370

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCLENNAN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0336

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCLENNAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0337

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTAGUE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0350

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NOCONA
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Address change)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0359

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NOCONA GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0361

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NOCONA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0360

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NORTH MONTAGUE COUNTY WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT
County: MONTAGUE
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0362

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NUECES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0352

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PRINGLE-MORSE CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HANSFORD, HUTCHINSON, SHERMAN
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0312

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SACHSE
County: COLLIN, DALLAS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0325

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SEGUIN
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0346

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SILSBEE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0347

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SMITH COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: SMITH
Action Date: 01/31/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6125

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Term of office
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0332

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: THREE RIVERS
County: LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0339

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: THREE RIVERS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEE, LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0338

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TULOSO-MIDWAY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NUECES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0364

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: UPSHUR COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: UPSHUR
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0363

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WALLER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: WALLER
Action Date: 02/01/2008
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2007-6091

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WESLACO
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6026

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WESLACO
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-6026

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0356

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0326

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0351

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GREGG
Action Date: 01/30/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0367

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HOOD
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0333

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: LIVE OAK
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2007-3515

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/29/2008
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2007-5032

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: MANASSAS
Action Date: 01/25/2008
Voter registration (Location changed)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2008-0320

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LANCASTER
Action Date: 01/28/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2008-0313

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: BARBOUR
Action Date: 07/28/1978
Method of election
Submission Number: 1978-1447

Christopher Coates
Acting Chief, Voting Section

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