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

Notice Date: 01/14/2005

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: JACKSONVILLE
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0075

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: RAINBOW CITY
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0048

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: RUSSELLVILLE
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Redistricting plan (Council)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-0657

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: WETUMPKA
County: ELMORE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0053

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: GOODNEWS BAY
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Special election procedures (General election)
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2004-4882

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: GOODNEWS BAY
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Special election procedures (General election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0095

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: PILOT STATION
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0057

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-4988

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0089

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: PHOENIX
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2004-5189

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/07/2005
Voter registration
Election administration (Ballots)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2004-5004

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/04/2005
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0058

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/04/2005
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0059

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/04/2005
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0060

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/04/2005
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0061

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 01/04/2005
Election administration
General election
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0062

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ALLENTOWN
County: BLECKLEY
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0070

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
County: FULTON
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-4683

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
County: FULTON
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5117

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0094

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CECIL
County: COOK
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0064

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CECIL
County: COOK
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0064

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0046

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2004-4989

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-4989

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0092

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE
County: HALL
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0074

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HARRISON
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0063

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0049

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JENKINS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JENKINS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0098

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MCRAE
County: TELFAIR
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0073

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VILLA RICA
County: CARROLL, DOUGLAS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0101

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WACO
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0099

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: YOUNG HARRIS
County: TOWNS
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0069

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CRISP
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0097

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0096

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: JENKINS
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0065

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0107

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: FERRIDAY
Parish: CONCORDIA
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0106

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: HAMMOND
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5123

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: HAMMOND
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0105

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: HORNBECK
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0102

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RUSTON
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5145

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RUSTON
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5198

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RUSTON
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0047

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: SOUTH BURBANK CRIME PREVENTION AND DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0090

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: VILLE PLATTE
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 12/21/2004
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-4599

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: YOUNGSVILLE
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5078

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: YOUNGSVILLE
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0093

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CALDWELL
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0051

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BILOXI
County: HARRISON
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0091

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
County: HINDS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0088

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MORTON
County: SCOTT
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Redistricting plan
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0083

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: QUITMAN
County: CLARKE
Action Date: 01/12/2005
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2004-4939

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: RALEIGH
County: SMITH
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0045

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: SUNFLOWER
County: SUNFLOWER
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0071

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
County: UNION
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0077

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MONROE
County: UNION
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0042

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
County: FLORENCE
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2005-0002

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FOUNTAIN INN
County: GREENVILLE, LAURENS
Action Date: 01/03/2005
Redistricting plan
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-4212

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0076

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WEST PELZER
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0068

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: YORK
County: YORK
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0078

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: AMARILLO
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0067

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ANNA
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0086

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BOYD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WISE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0072

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CORSICANA
County: NAVARRO
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0103

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DELL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HUDSPETH
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0081

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DOWDELL PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0044

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No148
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Creation of special district
Method of election
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0082

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No150
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0109

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No368
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0104

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No391
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0084

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HAYS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALDWELL, HAYS, TRAVIS
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0085

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HAYS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No4
County: HAYS
Action Date: 01/14/2005
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Election administration
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2004-4957

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HURST
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Absentee Voting
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0080

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KINGSBOROUGH MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No4
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Referendum requirement
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-3486

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MERCEDES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0066

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MISSION
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 01/07/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0016

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS
County: COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0054

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PFLUGERVILLE
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0056

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0055

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RED OAK
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0079

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ROUND ROCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Deannexation
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2004-5197

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SACHSE
County: COLLIN, DALLAS
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0108

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SCHERTZ
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 01/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0087

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Annexation
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2004-5001

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: STANTON
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 01/10/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0043

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WAXAHACHIE
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 01/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0110

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BRISCOE
Action Date: 01/05/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0052

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: LLANO
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0100

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: SCURRY
Action Date: 01/13/2005
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-3126

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: RAPPAHANNOCK
Action Date: 12/27/2004
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Submission received
Submission Number: 2004-5219

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: AMHERST
Action Date: 01/07/2005
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0050


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

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