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

Notice Date: 07/17/2003

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.


ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SURPRISE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2371

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: YUMA
County: YUMA
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-1690

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2341

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2342

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2343

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction:
County: COLLIER
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2372

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BAKER
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2349

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2364

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CLAYTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAYTON
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1747

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CLAYTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAYTON
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-1747

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2389

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
County: HALL
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2356

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HAPEVILLE
County: FULTON
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2354

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: NEWTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2395

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: NEWTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2368

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
County: HALL
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1984

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
County: HALL
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2360

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PUTNAM COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2340

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SOCIAL CIRCLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NEWTON, WALTON
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2369

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SYLVESTER
County: WORTH
Action Date: 07/17/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1914

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WILKES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILKES
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2363

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BARTOW
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2381

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1989

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2373

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MERIWETHER
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Nonpartisan elections
Powers and duties
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Compensation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2379

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2339

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 07/01/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1751

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ARCADIA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1731

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: BAYOU LAFOURCHE FRESH WATER DISTRICT
Parish: ASCENSION, ASSUMPTION, LAFOURCHE
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2359

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE CITY COURT
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2346

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2355

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PEARL RIVER
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2362

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT No39A
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2336

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2335

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2397

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 07/10/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3135

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3135

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2392

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WINN
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2390

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2365

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1689

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1688

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: ELLISVILLE
County: JONES
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1820

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 07/09/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2251

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2378

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: SUNFLOWER
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2384

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: PEACHLAND
County: ANSON
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2385

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2376

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2398

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Voter registration (Procedures)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2388

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2386

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HILTON HEAD No1 PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT
Action Date: 07/17/2003
Method of election
Districting plan
Plurality vote requirement
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2137

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MARION
County: MARION
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0618

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSTON
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2016

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2387

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2352

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BOERNE
County: KENDALL
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2393

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CEDAR HILL
County: DALLAS, ELLIS
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2338

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROSS ROADS
County: DENTON
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1663

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CYPRESS RANCH WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No1
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Creation of special district
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2348

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No368
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2396

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SALADO
County: BELL
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2380

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEST TRAVIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No6
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2345

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2282

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2370

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BURNET
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2353

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2358

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COOKE
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2375

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Boundary changes
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2394

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GRAY
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2391

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2366

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: LEON
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2347

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2377

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: MOORE
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2361

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: NOLAN
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2125

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: RED RIVER
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2351

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2344

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TOM GREEN
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2367

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TYLER
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2350

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TYLER
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2350

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: NEWPORT NEWS
Action Date: 07/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2383

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Action Date: 07/11/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2261

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: YORK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: YORK
Action Date: 07/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2357

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/02/2003
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1864

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/13/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2337

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

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINE
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 07/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission Number: 2003-1711


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

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