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

Notice Date: 12/13/2002

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.

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: ROBERTSDALE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 11/21/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5701

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5637

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CASA GRANDE
County: PINAL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5692

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5465

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5676

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: COCONINO ASSOCIATION FOR VOCATIONS, INDUSTRY, & TECHNOLOGY
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Method of election
Precinct
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3844

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5619

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5696

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5240

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5240

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5199

CALIFORNIA  Subjurisdiction: MARYSVILLE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: YUBA
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4648

FLORIDA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Purge/reidentification of voters
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-2520

FLORIDA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Election administration
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-5023

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BALDWIN
County: BANKS, HABERSHAM
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5666

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5549

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5582

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5699

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-1445

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-2109

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4328

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2659

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4782

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4970

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5327

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5428

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5521

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5671

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CORNELIA
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5685

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LEESBURG
County: LEE
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5680

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MCRAE
County: TELFAIR
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5290

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SANDERSVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5681

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3599

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4329

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4467

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4641

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5138

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5375

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5672

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: TUNNEL HILL
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2001-2307

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: TUNNEL HILL
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2001-2597

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: VIDALIA
County: MONTGOMERY, TOOMBS
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5272

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5713

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ARCADIA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5700

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BOGALUSA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5668

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #7
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5712

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: DUSON
Parish: ACADIA, LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5709

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: LA SALLE PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT #22
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5706

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-2253

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: NATCHITOCHES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #6
Parish: NATCHITOCHES
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5707

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: OUACHITA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5422

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: OUACHITA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5422

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT #3
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5654

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. HELENA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5715

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5708

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: DE SOTO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DE SOTO
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5711

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: LAUDERDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAUDERDALE
Action Date: 11/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5703

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: SOUTH DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ISSAQUENA, SHARKEY
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5538

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: ALCORN
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Precinct
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5658

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: DE SOTO
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5710

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: HOLMES
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5661

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: JONES
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5677

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: MARION
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5670

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: MONROE
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5659

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: NESHOBA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5697

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: SIMPSON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5695

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: SMITH
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5299

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: WARREN
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5686

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/05/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5121

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5286

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5541

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5655

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
County: UNION
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5705

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5098

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: LENOIR
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4670

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: LENOIR
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5310

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: AIKEN
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5714

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ELLOREE
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 1988-4698

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: MAULDIN
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5688

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5667

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: AUBREY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5285

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: AUBREY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5694

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BAKER ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5660

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BROWNSVILLE
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5646

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BROWNSVILLE
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5683

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BROWNWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BROWN
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Plurality vote requirement
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5400

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Method of election (At large)
Number of officials
Full vote on elected body (Mayor)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4397

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4397

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ELGIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BASTROP, LEE, TRAVIS
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5652

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FRIENDSWOOD
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5675

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GLENN HEIGHTS
County: DALLAS, ELLIS
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5674

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GREENWOOD UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5704

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GUN BARREL CITY
County: HENDERSON
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5669

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #102
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5678

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEE
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5687

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOVEJOY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/10/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5673

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MCMULLEN GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
County: MCMULLEN
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-5009

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MOUNT HOUSTON ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5689

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BANDERA, BEXAR, MEDINA
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-4959

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PEARLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA, HARRIS
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5663

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PEARSALL
County: FRIO
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5698

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: RIO VISTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILL, JOHNSON
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5684

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SANTO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ERATH, PALO PINTO, PARKER
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5651

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SCHERTZ
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5679

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SLATON
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Redistricting plan
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-0240

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: THE COLONY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5430

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: THE COLONY
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5430

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: TOMBALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Precinct
Polling place
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5662

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: MCMULLEN
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2001-3616

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CAMPBELL
Action Date: 12/11/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5702

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: NORTHAMPTON
Action Date: 12/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5693

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

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission Number: 2002-1512

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 12/09/2002
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission Number: 2002-2706

Joseph D. Rich
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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