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

Notice Date: 12/04/98

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 to 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.


11/16/98 - 98-3760
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: LACY-LAKEVIEW
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/18/98 - 98-3193
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Limited voting)
Election administration
Election administration (Enabling legislation)
Voting method (Machine)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/19/98 - 98-3351
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/20/98 - 98-2956
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: KRUGERVILLE
Annexation
Additional information received

11/23/98 - 97-0235
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

11/23/98 - 98-3122
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS-FORT BEND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #100
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
General election (Date set)
Resubmission received

11/24/98 - 98-3380
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Related submission received

11/24/98 - 98-3429
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/24/98 - 98-3834
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: SABINE
Subjurisdiction: ZWOLLE SCHOOL DISTRICT #61
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/24/98 - 98-3835
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTAGUE
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

11/24/98 - 98-3836
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: PHARR
Annexation
Submission received

11/24/98 - 98-3837
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction: MOREHOUSE PARISH WARD TWO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/25/98 - 98-3702
    State: GEORGIA
County: CAMDEN
Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
Annexation
Related submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3833
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: SEVEN RANCHES DOMESTIC WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3842
    State: VIRGINIA
County: ROCKINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: BRIDGEWATER
Annexation
Submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3843
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: UNION
Subjurisdiction: EAST UNION HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/25/98 - 98-3844
    State: GEORGIA
County: CAMDEN
Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
Annexation
Submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3845
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: SHONGALOO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #9
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/25/98 - 98-3851
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3852
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: HUEYTOWN
Annexation
Submission received

11/25/98 - 98-3855
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

11/27/98 - 98-0007
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #110
Annexation
Related submission received

11/27/98 - 98-0839
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #110
Annexation
Related submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3375
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
Annexation
Related submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3581
    State: TEXAS
County: NACOGDOCHES
Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES
Annexation
Related submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3765
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3839
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
Annexation
Submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3850
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #110
Annexation
Submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3861
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3863
    State: TEXAS
County: NACOGDOCHES
Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES
Annexation
Submission received

11/27/98 - 98-3865
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: LAFOURCHE PARISH ROAD SALES TAX DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/27/98 - 98-3866
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: BIENVILLE PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/30/98 - 94-2147
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ISSAQUENA, WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: WESTERN LINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/30/98 - 98-3846
    State: TEXAS
County: HUNT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

11/30/98 - 98-3853
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

11/30/98 - 98-3854
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2, SERVICE AREA #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

11/30/98 - 98-3856
    State: TEXAS
County: POLK
Subjurisdiction: LIVINGSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

11/30/98 - 98-3857
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
Annexation
Submission received

11/30/98 - 98-3858
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

12/01/98 - 94-2147
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ISSAQUENA, WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: WESTERN LINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/01/98 - 98-3423
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

12/01/98 - 98-3626
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Related submission received

12/01/98 - 98-3661
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DALLAS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/01/98 - 98-3668
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: BETHEL
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

12/01/98 - 98-3712
    State: TEXAS
County: REEVES
Subjurisdiction: PECOS CITY
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

12/01/98 - 98-3756
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: SUN CITY WEST FIRE DISTRICT 5
Creation of special district
Annexation
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures
Additional information received

12/01/98 - 98-3859
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: TAYLOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

12/01/98 - 98-3860
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Submission received

12/01/98 - 98-3862
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: VALLEY
Annexation
Submission received

12/01/98 - 98-3864
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/02/98 - 98-2461
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Dissolution of jurisdiction (Special districts)
Method of election (At large)
Method of selection
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Candidate qualification procedures (Special districts)
Special election procedures
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

12/02/98 - 98-2633
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received

12/02/98 - 98-3807
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: CHELSEA
Annexation
Related submission received

12/02/98 - 98-3867
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: CHELSEA
Annexation
Submission received

12/02/98 - 98-3868
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: WAYNESBORO
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/02/98 - 98-3869
    State: ARIZONA
County: APACHE
Subjurisdiction: CONCHO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #6
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

12/03/98 - 98-3870
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: TOLLESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #17
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/03/98 - 98-3872
    State: VIRGINIA
County: KING AND QUEEN
Subjurisdiction: KING AND QUEEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Submission received

12/03/98 - 98-3873
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

12/03/98 - 98-3874
    State: TEXAS
County: IRION
Subjurisdiction: IRION COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

12/04/98 - 98-3084
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: RINGGOLD
Annexation
Resubmission received

12/04/98 - 98-3193
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Limited voting)
Election administration
Election administration (Enabling legislation)
Voting method (Machine)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/04/98 - 98-3709
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR LAND
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

12/04/98 - 98-3875
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE EAST
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

12/04/98 - 98-3876
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Annexation
Submission received

12/04/98 - 98-3877
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

12/07/98 - 98-3425
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Additional information received

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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