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Section 5 Changes by Type and Year


Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General (1970-74)
TYPE 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 TOTALS
Redistricting 25 201 97 47 55 425
Annexation 6 256 272 242 244 1,020
Polling Place 28 174 127 131 154 614
Precinct 22 144 69 55 81 371
Reregistration or
Voter Purge
2 52 15 6 4 79
Incorporation 0 4 1 3 1 9
Bilingual Procedures 0 0 0 0 0 0
Method of Election *** *** *** *** *** 0
Form of Government *** *** *** *** *** 0
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
*** *** *** *** *** 0
Special Election *** *** *** *** *** 0
Voting Methods *** *** *** *** *** 0
Candidate Qualifications *** *** *** *** *** 0
Voter Registration Procedures *** *** *** *** *** 0
Miscellaneous 8 15 26 99 12 160
Election Law 105 226 332 258 422 1,343
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
59 46 3 9 15 132
  1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 TOTAL
TOTALS 1970-1974 255 1,118 942 850 988 4,153

Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General (1975-79)
TYPE 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 TOTALS
Redistricting 53 335 79 48 53 568
Annexation 571 1,499 939 880 1,130 5,019
Polling Place 408 1,983 844 1,402 1,122 5,759
Precinct 82 608 266 299 542 1,797
Reregistration or
Voter Purge
46 147 366 162 271 992
Incorporation 5 15 12 5 11 48
Bilingual Procedures 22 781 171 280 294 1,548
Method of Election *** *** *** *** *** 0
Form of Government *** *** *** *** *** 0
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
*** *** *** *** *** 0
Special Election *** *** *** *** *** 0
Voting Methods *** *** *** *** *** 0
Candidate Qualifications *** *** *** *** *** 0
Voter Registration Procedures *** *** *** *** *** 0
Miscellaneous 65 168 150 65 68 516
Election Law 620 1,831 1,094 1,450 1,230 6,225
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
206 105 86 84 29 510
  1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 TOTAL
TOTALS 1975-1979 2,078 7,472 4,007 4,675 4,750 22,982

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