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

Notice Date: 10/18/2002

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: SMITHS STATION
County: LEE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5115

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: STEVENSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Voting method (Machine)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5116

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: TALLASSEE
County: ELMORE, TALLAPOOSA
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4851

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MOBILE
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5112

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2128

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3152

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL YAVAPAI FIRE DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5133

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: COOLIDGE
County: PINAL
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4998

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: COOLIDGE
County: PINAL
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5148

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: NORTHERN APACHE COUNTY SPECIAL HEALTH CARE DISTRICT
County: APACHE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5027

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: YAVAPAI COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4407

FLORIDA  Subjurisdiction: TAMPA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5142

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: AMERICUS
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5122

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ATKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5163

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: DALTON
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4769

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: DALTON
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5154

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: EAST POINT
County: FULTON
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5151

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: KENNESAW
County: COBB
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5120

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LA FAYETTE
County: WALKER
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5125

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LUDOWICI
County: LONG
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5114

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4909

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5128

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4367

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: COBB
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5167

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORSYTH
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5150

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PULASKI
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Precinct
Polling place
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4663

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: RANDOLPH
Action Date: 10/10/2002
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5111

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: SCREVEN
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4583

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: STEWART
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4952

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: WILKINSON
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4772

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5124

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: AVOYELLES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 10/14/2002
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3449

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: AVOYELLES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3449

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BASILE
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4955

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Action Date: 10/14/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4524

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4524

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BENTON
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5119

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 10/12/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2370

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5135

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5147

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3400

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5157

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: SULPHUR
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5165

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5146

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 10/14/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3448

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3448

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5130

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 10/12/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2675

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: HATTIESBURG
County: FORREST, LAMAR
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4320

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: HINDS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HINDS
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5132

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: KILMICHAEL
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5131

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: ADAMS
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2197

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: JONES
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5145

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: KEMPER
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4666

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5121

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
County: UNION
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5127

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
County: ROBESON
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5149

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Election administration
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5152

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ANDERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4711

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5166

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ARGYLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 10/11/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4556

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BLUE RIDGE
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5156

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BLUEBONNET GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4543

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BLUEBONNET GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5170

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #19
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5134

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CASTROVILLE
County: MEDINA
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4750

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CIBOLO
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4808

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CIBOLO
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5158

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DEL MAR COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: KLEBERG, NUECES, SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4690

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ECTOR COUNTY UTILITY DISTRICT
County: ECTOR
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5123

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5153

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARKER HEIGHTS
County: BELL
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5160

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #216
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5118

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #49
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5136

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HICO
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5155

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HORIZON CITY
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4747

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5168

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4377

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HUDSON OAKS
County: PARKER
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5137

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: INGLESIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5164

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-1116

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-1234

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Number of officials
Annexation
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2588

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4921

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MCKINNEY
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2001-3629

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BANDERA, BEXAR, MEDINA
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4959

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5126

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SIENNA PLANTATION MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #12
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Creation of special district
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5169

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #6
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4373

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WISE COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #2
County: WISE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4843

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 10/09/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4363

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Added)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2001-3385

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5140

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5159

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: CONCHO
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4961

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4591

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5162

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: LEON
Action Date: 10/14/2002
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5129

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4428

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4449

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4428

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: REEVES
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5143

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: RUSK
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5161

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5117

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ARLINGTON
Action Date: 10/16/2002
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4734

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5144

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

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Redistricting plan (Congressional)
Submission Number: 2002-4432

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MARION
Action Date: 10/15/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission Number: 2002-2643

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Action Date: 10/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission Number: 2002-2717

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

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