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

Notice Date: 12/18/98

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 - 98-3974
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction: WEST FELICIANA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

12/10/98 - 88-0905
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction: CARL'S CORNER
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Resubmission received

12/10/98 - 98-3520
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

12/10/98 - 98-3930
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/10/98 - 98-3933
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
Annexation
Submission received

12/10/98 - 98-3935
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

12/10/98 - 98-3938
    State: GEORGIA
County: CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/11/98 - 98-3929
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: GASTONIA
Annexation
Submission received

12/11/98 - 98-3932
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: FORT WORTH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

12/11/98 - 98-3936
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-0992
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: HERNANDO
Annexation
Additional information received

12/14/98 - 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

12/14/98 - 98-3937
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR LAND
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3939
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: LANDRUM
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3940
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/14/98 - 98-3941
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ROBESON
Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
Annexation
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3942
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: CAVE SPRING
Annexation
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3943
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: ARGYLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3944
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3945
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PRINCE EDWARD
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

12/14/98 - 98-3946
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/14/98 - 98-3947
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: ROBINSON
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/14/98 - 98-3948
    State: ARIZONA
County: GILA
Subjurisdiction: PAYSON
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-2633
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Abolishment of elected office
Additional information received

12/15/98 - 98-3540
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/15/98 - 98-3573
    State: TEXAS
County: HUDSPETH
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

12/15/98 - 98-3615
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: SENNA HILLS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Deannexation
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received

12/15/98 - 98-3702
    State: GEORGIA
County: CAMDEN
Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
Annexation
Related submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3705
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation
Related submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3813
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation
Related submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3844
    State: GEORGIA
County: CAMDEN
Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
Annexation
Related submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3854
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2, SERVICE AREA #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

12/15/98 - 98-3855
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

12/15/98 - 98-3949
    State: TEXAS
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3950
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Primary election
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/15/98 - 98-3951
    State: GEORGIA
County: BANKS, HALL
Subjurisdiction: GILLSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3952
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: CASA GRANDE
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Primary)
General election
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3953
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3954
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY THUNDERBIRD UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3956
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: KEMP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3957
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE
Annexation
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3958
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: TOMBALL
Special election procedures
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3959
    State: GEORGIA
County: CAMDEN
Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
Annexation
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3975
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ACADIA, EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 OF SECOND POLICE JURY WARD OF EVANGELINE
PARISH & SEVENTH POLICE JURY WARD OF ACADIA PARISH
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

12/15/98 - 98-3976
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: EVANGELINE PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/15/98 - 98-3992
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH SALES TAX DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/16/98 - 98-3540
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/16/98 - 98-3626
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Related submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3752
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
Annexation
Related submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3860
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Related submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3960
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3961
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY LEVEE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #11
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/16/98 - 98-3962
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR, COMAL, KENDALL
Subjurisdiction: FAIR OAKS RANCH
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3963
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3964
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: SIMPSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3965
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HINDS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3966
    State: TEXAS
County: HUNT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3967
    State: TEXAS
County: ARCHER, WICHITA
Subjurisdiction: WICHITA FALLS
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3968
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: RIO HONDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3969
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3970
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3971
    State: ALASKA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Subjurisdiction: CHENA HILLS ROAD SERVICE AREA
Special election procedures
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3972
    State: ALASKA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Subjurisdiction: PINESTREAM ROAD SERVICE AREA
Special election procedures
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3973
    State: ALASKA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Subjurisdiction: YAK ROAD SERVICE AREA
Special election procedures
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3979
    State: TEXAS
County: SOMERVELL
Subjurisdiction: GLEN ROSE
Annexation
Submission received

12/16/98 - 98-3989
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #1-A
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/16/98 - 98-3990
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/16/98 - 98-3991
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #5
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/17/98 - 96-4139
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN PATRICIO
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-1475
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Districting plan
Additional information received

12/17/98 - 98-3540
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/17/98 - 98-3977
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: ROSENBERG
Annexation
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3978
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALDWELL
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3980
    State: TEXAS
County: KLEBERG
Subjurisdiction: RIVIERA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3982
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3983
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TERREBONNE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/17/98 - 98-3984
    State: TEXAS
County: REFUGIO
Subjurisdiction: AUSTWELL-TIVOLI INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/17/98 - 98-3985
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. CHARLES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

12/17/98 - 98-3986
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3988
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Submission received

12/17/98 - 98-3993
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LIVINGSTON
Subjurisdiction: LIVINGSTON PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

12/18/98 - 98-3987
    State: TEXAS
County: CALDWELL, HAYS
Subjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS
Annexation
Submission received

12/18/98 - 98-3994
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: PLANO
Annexation
Submission received

12/18/98 - 98-3995
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
12/14/98 - 98-2149
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Majority vote requirement
Numbered positions adopted
Redistricting procedures

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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