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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION:
THE SUBMISSION OF THE COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE FOR PRECLEARANCE UNDER SECTION 5 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965

On May 4, 2011, the Board of Supervisors of Albemarle County, Virginia, amended Albemarle County Code § 2-100 et seq. in order to establish new boundaries for magisterial districts and voter precincts, and to establish polling places. These changes require preclearance by the United States Attorney General under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The County’s submission for preclearance was mailed to the Attorney General on or about May 6, 2011. The submission information is displayed below and a complete duplicate copy of the submission is available in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Albemarle County, Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.

The County invites comments for consideration by the Attorney General. Those communications may be submitted to the Attorney General at any time, but should be sent as soon as possible, to the Chief, Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, Room 7254 - NWB, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20530. For further information about inspecting the submission, please contact Ella Jordan, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, at (434) 296-5843.


Submission Letter

Index of Attachments

Attachment 1
28 C.F.R. § 51.27(a): Ordinance embodying the change affecting voting; the New Plan

Attachment 2
28 C.F.R. § 51.27(b): Ordinance embodying the voting practice proposed to be changed; the Prior Plan

Attachment 3 (see links below)
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(b)(1), (2), (4), (5) and (6): Maps showing prior and new boundaries of voting units, voter precincts, polling places, places of voter registration, natural boundaries/features

Attachment 4 (see links below)
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(b)(1): Maps of Plan 1 and Plan 2 presented to the Board of Supervisors at its April 6, 2011 work session; Plan 1A (the New Plan) is a slight modification of Plan 1; Plan 2 was rejected

Attachment 5 (see links below)
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(a)(1): Demographic information: total and voting age population before and after change, by race group

Attachment 6 (see links below)
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(a)(2): Demographic information: the number of registered voters for the affected area by precinct before and after the change and precinct demographics before and after the change

Attachment 7
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(d): Election returns from 2001 through 2010, with minority candidates highlighted in gray

Attachment 8
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(f)(1): Publicity and participation: newspaper and other articles discussing the proposed change

Attachment 9
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(f)(2): Public notices describing the proposed change; invitations for public comment or participation

Attachment 10
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(f)(3): Account of the Board of Supervisors’ May 4, 2011 public hearing

Attachment 11
(see links below)
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(f)(4): Statements, speeches and other public communications concerning the proposed change, including executive summaries and other public communications pertaining to redistricting

Attachment 12
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(f)(5): Comments from the general public at the April 6, 2011 Board of Supervisors’ meeting and the January 20, 2011 public meeting

Attachment 13
28 C.F.R. § 51.28(g): Published, posted and mailed notice of availability of submission; mailing list

Attachment 14
Redistricting guidelines adopted and applied by the Board of Supervisors


 
 
 
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