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

Notice Date: 11/08/2002

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: CENTER POINT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Incorporation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4761

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5313

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4956

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5328

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Borough: ALEUTIANS EAST
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5325

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 10/25/2002
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4056

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GANADO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #20
County: APACHE
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5368

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: QUEEN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #95
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Precinct
Polling place
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5349

CALIFORNIA  Subjurisdiction: LOS BANOS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MERCED
Action Date: 11/05/2002
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4773

CALIFORNIA  Subjurisdiction: MARYSVILLE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: YUBA
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4648

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: AMERICUS
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5122

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ATKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5329

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5077

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5314

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ELBERTON
County: ELBERT
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5334

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: HAMILTON
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4856

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 10/30/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5312

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MONTICELLO
County: JASPER
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5316

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 11/08/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5186

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 11/08/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5370

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5367

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5365

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #1
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5052

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #2
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5351

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #3
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5352

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #4
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5353

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #5
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5354

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #6
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5355

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: AVOYELLES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3449

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: AVOYELLES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3449

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: DE SOTO PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: DESOTO
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2926

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY
Parish: GRANT
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Boundary changes
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4420

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY
Parish: GRANT
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5139

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: OAK GROVE
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5335

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: PATTERSON
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3796

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3400

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: VINTON
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5336

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3448

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3448

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5333

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: COPIAH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COPIAH
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5311

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: FARMINGTON
County: ALCORN
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4966

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: FORREST COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FORREST
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5347

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: HAZLEHURST
County: COPIAH
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5331

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-4740

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5339

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5339

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: COPIAH
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4764

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5073

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5344

NEW YORK  Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5342

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
County: WAYNE
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5324

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ROBERSONVILLE
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5362

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: SHELBY
County: CLEVELAND
Action Date: 11/08/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5371

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/29/2002
Campaign financing provisions (Contribution limits)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5321

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: BENNETTSVILLE
County: MARLBORO
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5363

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: BLUFFTON
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 1999-3531

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5357

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: NICHOLS
County: MARION
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5364

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5350

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5330

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: AZLE
County: PARKER, TARRANT
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-3221

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BURLESON COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: BURLESON
Action Date: 10/31/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5317

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BURNET CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BURNET, LLANO, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5315

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: D'HANIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MEDINA
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Ballot format
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5356

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DAINGERFIELD-LONE STAR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MORRIS, TITUS
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4791

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DUBLIN
County: ERATH
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5337

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5361

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #1
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5340

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY UTILITY DISTRICT #16
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5341

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: KILLEEN
County: BELL
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Polling place (Location established)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4906

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WEBB
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5323

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5322

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4723

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #6
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5332

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND HILLS
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 11/05/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5348

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: RIO HONDO
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5360

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SCHLEICHER COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SCHLEICHER
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5345

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WEST GREGG SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5005

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Ballot format
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5172

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5320

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5343

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5176

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: PARKER
Action Date: 11/06/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5366

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5117

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: VICTORIA
Action Date: 11/04/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5326

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction: ORANGE
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5359

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: APPOMATTOX
Action Date: 11/08/2002
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5369

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 11/07/2002
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5358

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: KILLEEN
County: BELL
Action Date: 11/01/2002
Submission Number: 2002-4906

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

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