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

Notice Date: 11/19/1999

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.


11/12/1999 - 1998-1663
    State: GEORGIA
County: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-2736
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON
Annexation
Resubmission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3245
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON
Annexation
Resubmission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3303
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: MINDEN
Annexation
Related submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3321
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: SUFFOLK
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3475
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: DACULA
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3499
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #3
Creation of special district
Additional information received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3531
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BLUFFTON
Form of government (Council-manager)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3532
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3533
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: VALLEY
Annexation
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3534
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: MINDEN
Annexation
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3535
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR HILL
Annexation
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3536
    State: ALASKA
Borough: KETCHIKAN GATEWAY
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3537
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3538
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHILTON
Subjurisdiction: THORSBY
Annexation
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3539
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: PORTER MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3540
    State: TEXAS
County: PRESIDIO
Subjurisdiction: MARFA
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3541
    State: TEXAS
County: WEBB
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3542
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: STAUNTON
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-3543
    State: GEORGIA
County: PAULDING
Subjurisdiction: HIRAM
Annexation
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3544
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HALIFAX
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

11/12/1999 - 1999-3545
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/14/1999 - 1999-2986
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

11/15/1999 - 1999-2935
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3011
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal

11/15/1999 - 1999-3106
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3277
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: WESLACO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3546
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GROVES
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3547
    State: TEXAS
County: COLEMAN
Subjurisdiction: NOVICE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3548
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: UNION
Subjurisdiction: ROCKY BRANCH/CROSSROADS FIRE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3549
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHESTERFIELD
Subjurisdiction: CHERAW
Annexation
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3550
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: SAN BENITO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3551
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: INTERSTATE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3552
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: HAHIRA
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3553
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: TOWN CENTER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Method of election (At large)
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Number of officials
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Procedures for filling vacancies
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3554
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district
Annexation (Procedures)
Special election procedures
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3555
    State: ALASKA
Borough: NORTHWEST ARCTIC
Subjurisdiction: KOBUK
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3557
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN PATRICIO
Subjurisdiction: SINTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/15/1999 - 1999-3558
    State: TEXAS
County: BROWN
Subjurisdiction: BROWNWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Majority vote requirement
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3559
    State: ALABAMA
County: BULLOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3560
    State: GEORGIA
County: JEFF DAVIS
Subjurisdiction: HAZLEHURST
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3561
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK REESE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3562
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

11/15/1999 - 1999-3563
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHILTON
Subjurisdiction:
Establishment of elected office (Revenue commissioner)
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-2186
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SHAVANO PARK
Annexation
Resubmission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-2931
    State: GEORGIA
County: WARE
Subjurisdiction:
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Form of government (Commission)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Retain office)
Special election procedures
Procedures for filling vacancies (Commission)
Procedures for filling vacancies (Mayor)
Compensation
Redistricting procedures
Additional information received

11/16/1999 - 1999-2938
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-2992
    State: GEORGIA
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: RIVER NORTH RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3019
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SHAVANO PARK
Annexation
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3160
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOMERSET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3337
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Procedures)
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Additional information received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3564
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3565
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction: EAST OUACHITA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3566
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3567
    State: TEXAS
County: WILBARGER
Subjurisdiction: VERNON
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3568
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: BRANCHVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3569
    State: GEORGIA
County: BURKE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3570
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3571
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3573
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3574
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RUBY-WISE SCHOOL DISTRICT #56
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3575
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
Redistricting plan (Residency districts)
Number of officials (City council)
Submission received

11/16/1999 - 1999-3576
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: EDCOUCH-ELSA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3577
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKE TRAVIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3578
    State: TEXAS
County: RUSK
Subjurisdiction: CARLISLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/16/1999 - 1999-3579
    State: TEXAS
County: VAN ZANDT
Subjurisdiction: GRAND SALINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-2999
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: MELISSA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3001
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: LIBERTY HILL
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3086
    State: TEXAS
County: KAUFMAN
Subjurisdiction: FORNEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3133
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #11
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3160
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOMERSET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3476
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA
Subjurisdiction: CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3477
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3580
    State: GEORGIA
County: BANKS
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3581
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: DANBURY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3582
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3583
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
Annexation
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3584
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: BRANDON
Annexation
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3585
    State: ALABAMA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3587
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction: NEW LLANO
Other
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3588
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAMAR, PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
Deannexation
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3589
    State: VIRGINIA
County: CULPEPER
Subjurisdiction: CULPEPER
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3590
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: VAIDEN
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3591
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GLENDALE
Annexation
Submission received

11/17/1999 - 1999-3592
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: HOONAH
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/17/1999 - 1999-3593
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CRAVEN
Subjurisdiction: HAVELOCK
Annexation
Submission received

11/18/1999 - 1999-3013
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: LYNCHBURG
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

11/18/1999 - 1999-3173
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: COPIAH
Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/18/1999 - 1999-3594
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN PATRICIO
Subjurisdiction: GREGORY-PORTLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/18/1999 - 1999-3595
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

Joseph D. Rich
Acting Chief, Voting Section
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