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Section 5 Changes by Type and Year



Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General (1990-94)
TYPE 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 TOTALS
Redistricting 163 916 974 512 325 2,890
Annexation 4,409 2,870 2,297 2,227 3,480 15,283
Polling Place 3,640 4,326 5,258 4,252 4,562 22,038
Precinct 1,618 3,214 5,331 3,188 2,517 15,868
Reregistration or
Voter Purge
16 18 10 12 17 73
Incorporation 162 115 202 136 98 713
Bilingual Procedures 96 103 112 144 91 546
Method of Election 914 973 1,113 1,282 738 5,020
Form of Government 211 84 28 20 11 354
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
34 91 79 65 25 294
Special Election 1,247 946 1,286 1,269 1,152 5,900
Voting Methods 187 141 134 122 136 720
Candidate Qualifications 166 204 223 255 187 1,035
Voter Registration Procedures 3,076 3,554 3,294 2,050 2,568 14,542
Miscellaneous 1,959 1,698 2,422 2,319 2,313 10,711
Election Law *** *** *** *** *** 0
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
*** *** *** *** *** 0
  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 TOTAL
TOTALS 1990-94 17,832 19,252 22,762 17,851 18,220 95,917

Section 5 Changes Received By The Attorney General (1995-1999)
TYPE 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 TOTALS
Redistricting 213 116 105 65 67 566
Annexation 3,283 3,409 3,302 3,236 3,450 16,680
Polling Place 2,713 5,152 3,754 4,741 2,859 19,219
Precinct 1,736 2,327 3,320 1,900 1,673 10,956
Reregistration or
Voter Purge
5 1 9 5 8 28
Incorporation 193 119 187 179 197 875
Bilingual Procedures 106 97 104 75 69 451
Method of Election 722 468 541 487 581 2,799
Form of Government 20 28 38 34 45 165
Consolidation or
Division of Political Units
54 61 55 60 105 335
Special Election 1,101 1,118 1,329 1,216 1,215 5,979
Voting Methods 214 260 172 143 188 977
Candidate Qualifications 228 147 225 160 209 969
Voter Registration Procedures 1,625 1,862 466 269 353 4,575
Miscellaneous 1,936 3,427 2,246 2,256 2,614 12,479
Election Law *** *** *** *** *** ***
Not Within the Scope
of Section 5
*** *** *** *** *** ***
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 TOTAL
TOTALS 1995-1999 14,148 18,591 15,800 14,806 13,633 76,978

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