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Notice of preclearance activity under the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended

Notice Date: 10/16/98

This periodic notice of preclearance submissions and actions 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 preclearance review time period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385 or write Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, P.O. Box 66128, Washington D.C. 20035-6128 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of preclearance can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/noticepg.html or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Organizations and Information from the Menu on the Department of Justice Home Page, then select the Civil Rights Division Home Page from the alphabetical list. Notices are listed under "Special Issues" on the Civil Rights Division Home Page.

The following submissions of voting changes, submissions of items of additional information, notices of withdrawal of a submitted voting change, and requests for the Attorney General to reconsider an objection were received on the dates indicated:


10/05/98 - 98-3186
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: EXCELSIOR-KINGS RIVER RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Deannexation
Additional information received

10/06/98 - 98-3426
    State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: CATHEDRAL VIEW SUBDIVISION ROAD MAINTENANCE SERVICE AREA
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/06/98 - 98-3427
    State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: LETNIKOF ESTATAES ROAD MAINTENANCE SERVICE AREA
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/06/98 - 98-3429
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 665 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (referendum)
Act Number: 707 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (referendum)
Act Number: 710 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (referendum)
Act Number: 880 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (referendum)
Act Number: 912 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/06/98 - 98-3476
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: RINGGOLD
Annexation
Submission received

10/07/98 - 98-2798
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

10/08/98 - 98-3425
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received

10/08/98 - 98-3431
    State: TEXAS
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: LOVELADY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/08/98 - 98-3432
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction: BARNESVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/98 - 98-3433
    State: GEORGIA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/08/98 - 98-3435
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: AIKEN
Subjurisdiction: NORTH AUGUSTA
Annexation
Submission received

10/09/98 - 98-2821
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Polling place (changed)
Election administration
Special election procedures (vacancy)
General election (date set)
Additional information received

10/09/98 - 98-3428
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/09/98 - 98-3434
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (paper ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/09/98 - 98-3436
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: AVOYELLES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/09/98 - 98-3437
    State: TEXAS
County: UPTON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method
Submission received

10/09/98 - 98-3438
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: HEWITT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/09/98 - 98-3439
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GATES
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

10/09/98 - 98-3444
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: PASADENA CRIME CONTROL & PREVENTION DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/12/98 - 98-3430
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (hours)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 97-0879
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARTIN
Subjurisdiction: ST. MARTINVILLE
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

10/13/98 - 98-2958
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: LUCAS
Annexation
Related submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3024
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #38
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/98 - 98-3056
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: LUCAS
Annexation
Deannexation
Related submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3223
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: LUCAS
Annexation
Related submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3440
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3441
    State: TEXAS
County: CALDWELL
Subjurisdiction: LULING
Annexation
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3442
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: NOME
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3443
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: LUCAS
Annexation
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3445
    State: GEORGIA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/98 - 98-3446
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CLIFTON FORGE
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3447
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/98 - 98-3448
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/98 - 98-3449
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction: LUGOFF
Incorporation
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3450
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: PLAQUEMINES
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3451
    State: TEXAS
County: HAYS
Subjurisdiction: BEAR CREEK
Polling place
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3452
    State: GEORGIA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/98 - 98-3453
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-2822
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Nonpartisan elections
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received

10/14/98 - 98-2892
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received

10/14/98 - 98-2927
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: DUBLIN
Annexation
Related submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3033
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON
Annexation
Special election procedures
Additional information received

10/14/98 - 98-3344
    State: TEXAS
County: MAVERICK
Subjurisdiction: MAVERICK COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3446
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CLIFTON FORGE
Voter registration (hours)
Additional information received

10/14/98 - 98-3454
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction: ST. BERNARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3455
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction: ST. BERNARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3456
    State: GEORGIA
County: WORTH
Subjurisdiction: POULAN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3457
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3458
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAYSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3459
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, DENTON, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: COPPELL
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3460
    State: GEORGIA
County: MUSCOGEE
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (polling place procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3461
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3462
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: MILLBROOK
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3463
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: DUBLIN
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3464
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: BRIDGESTONE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3465
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3467
    State: ALASKA
Borough: MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Subjurisdiction: PALMER
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3468
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DALLAS COUNTY UTILITY & RECLAMATION DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3469
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DESOTO
Voting method
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3470
    State: GEORGIA
County: BRYAN
Subjurisdiction: BRYAN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3471
    State: GEORGIA
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: TYRONE
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3472
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ADAMS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-2149
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
Method of election (single-member districts/at large)
Majority vote requirement
Numbered positions adopted
Redistricting procedures
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Additional information received

10/15/98 - 98-2931
    State: TEXAS
County: POLK
Subjurisdiction: BIG SANDY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

10/15/98 - 98-3466
    State: ALABAMA
County: CULLMAN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-3473
    State: TEXAS
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

10/16/98 - 98-2822
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Nonpartisan elections
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section

General Information Voting Section
Contact

Toll-free - (800) 253-3931
Telephone - (202) 307-2767
Fax - (202) 307-3961
Email - voting.section@usdoj.gov
Web - Complaint form
Mailing Contact

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

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