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

Notice Date: 11/20/98

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.


11/10/98 - 98-3733
  State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PONTOTOC
Subjurisdiction: TOCCOPOLA
Special election procedures (Vacancy) 
Submission received 

11/10/98 - 98-3737
  State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE SOUTH
Consolidation of jurisdictions 
Submission received 

11/12/98 - 98-3320
  State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKESIDE WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district 
Polling place (Added) 
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language) 
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors) 
Additional information received 

11/13/98 - 98-3527
  State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: FORT OGLETHORPE
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3731
  State: GEORGIA
County: TOWNS
Subjurisdiction
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/13/98 - 98-3734
  State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: ARLINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boundary changes 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3735
  State: VIRGINIA
County: HENRICO
Subjurisdiction
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office) 
Absentee Voting (Procedures) 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3736
  State: GEORGIA
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Subjurisdiction
Voting method (Paper ballots) 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3739
  State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Consolidation) 
Polling place (Consolidation) 
Absentee Voting (Location changed) 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3740
  State: GEORGIA
County: CLAYTON
Subjurisdiction
Voting method (Paper ballots) 
Special election procedures (Runoff) 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3741
  State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: FORT OGLETHORPE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3742
  State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SPRING CREEK FOREST PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed) 
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3743
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: PINEVILLE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/13/98 - 98-3783
  State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 97-0312
  State: GEORGIA
County: NEWTON
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation 
Resubmission received 

11/16/98 - 97-0974
  State: GEORGIA
County: NEWTON
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3224
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: HIGH POINT
Annexation 
Designation of annexed area to election district 
Additional information received 

11/16/98 - 98-3319
  State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: LAKESIDE WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2
Creation of special district 
Polling place (Added) 
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language) 
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors) 
Additional information received 

11/16/98 - 98-3320
  State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKESIDE WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district 
Polling place (Added) 
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language) 
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors) 
Additional information received 

11/16/98 - 98-3324
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ALLEN
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Additional information received 

11/16/98 - 98-3361
  State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3578
  State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: MONTICELLO
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3589
  State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL EMERGENCY SERVICES AREA
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/16/98 - 98-3744
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction: ROCK HILL
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3745
  State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: MONTICELLO
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3746
  State: GEORGIA
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction
Voting method (Paper ballots) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3748
  State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3750
  State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: CYPRESS HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3751
  State: TEXAS
County: STEPHENS
Subjurisdiction: BRECKENRIDGE
Polling place (Changed) 
Absentee Voting (Location changed) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3752
  State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3753
  State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction: SAN ANGELO
Polling place (Changed) 
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3754
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CHARLES
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3755
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 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 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3757
  State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: NEW DEAL
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3758
  State: TEXAS
County: SABINE
Subjurisdiction: BROOKELAND FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT
Creation of special district 
Annexation 
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Special election procedures (Confirmation) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3759
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3760
  State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: LACY-LAKEVIEW
Consolidation of jurisdictions 
Form of government 
Special election procedures (Charter amendment) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3761
  State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: ARLINGTON
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3762
  State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: BIG OAKS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Hours) 
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3763
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction: WEST MONROE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3764
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CLARENDON
Subjurisdiction: TURBEVILLE
Form of government (Council) 
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3765
  State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3766
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction: WEST FELICIANA PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3767
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: SCOTLAND
Subjurisdiction: LAURINBURG
Polling place (Added) 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3777
  State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: JONESTOWN
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3784
  State: GEORGIA
County: MARION
Subjurisdiction
Voting method (Paper ballots) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/16/98 - 98-3785
  State: TEXAS
County: HASKELL, KNOX
Subjurisdiction: HASKELL/KNOX COUNTY UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Special election procedures 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-3792
  State: TEXAS
County: HOOD
Subjurisdiction: ACTON DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/17/98 - 98-3199
  State: TEXAS
County: VAL VERDE
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Additional information received 

11/17/98 - 98-3288
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Deleted) 
Precinct (Realignment) 
Precinct (Renumbering) 
Additional information received 

11/17/98 - 98-3361
  State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3465
  State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3501
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CLEVELAND, GASTON
Subjurisdiction: KINGS MOUNTAIN
Designation of annexed area to election district 
Additional information received 

11/17/98 - 98-3511
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3559
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3673
  State: FLORIDA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Subjurisdiction: BUCKHORN OAKS SPECIAL DEPENDENT TAX DISTRICT
Term of office (Four years) 
Implementation schedule 
Procedures for filling vacancies 
Additional information received 

11/17/98 - 98-3748
  State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3768
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3769
  State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3770
  State: TEXAS
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: ANSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed) 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3771
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: CHESNEE
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3772
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3773
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/17/98 - 98-3774
  State: ALABAMA
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3775
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction: SANTEE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3776
  State: GEORGIA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: PERRY
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3782
  State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction: KENAI
Absentee Voting (Procedures) 
Special election procedures 
Submission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3791
  State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 93-3137
  State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
Annexation 
Designation of annexed area to election district 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 93-4155
  State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
Annexation 
Deannexation 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3040
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: EAST-CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH FIRE DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district 
Boundary changes 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3195
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Deleted) 
Precinct (Realignment) 
Precinct (Renumbering) 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3288
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Deleted) 
Precinct (Realignment) 
Precinct (Renumbering) 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3328
  State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PRENTISS
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3425
  State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction
Voter registration 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3580
  State: TEXAS
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Additional information received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/18/98 - 98-3589
  State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL EMERGENCY SERVICES AREA
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3676
  State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3714
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction
Election administration (Board of elections) 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3778
  State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 98-3779
  State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #136
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/18/98 - 98-3780
  State: TEXAS
County: SHACKELFORD
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Consolidation) 
Polling place (Consolidation) 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 98-3781
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: EAST-CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH FIRE DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 98-3786
  State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: TARRANT
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 98-3787
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction: GRANT PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/18/98 - 98-3788
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY SCHOOL DISTRICT #21
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/18/98 - 98-3789
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT #16
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/18/98 - 98-3790
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction: GRANT PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #33
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/19/98 - 98-3320
  State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKESIDE WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district 
Polling place (Added) 
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language) 
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors) 
Additional information received 

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 

11/19/98 - 98-3604
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON PARISH ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Related submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
11/20/98 - 97-2583
  State: GEORGIA 
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: GUYTON
Annexation 

11/20/98 - 97-3392
  State: GEORGIA 
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction
Numbered positions adopted 
Staggered terms 
Term of office (Four years) 

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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