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

Notice Date: 03/19/99

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.


03/09/99 - 99-0237
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: WELLFORD
Annexation
Related submission received

03/09/99 - 99-0662
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: WELLFORD
Annexation
Submission received

03/09/99 - 99-0663
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: TIKI ISLAND
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

03/09/99 - 99-0665
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, DENTON, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/09/99 - 99-0667
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: FLOWOOD
Annexation
Submission received

03/10/99 - 99-0668
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: LOUETTA NORTH PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

03/10/99 - 99-0695
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: JONESTOWN
Annexation
Submission received

03/11/99 - 99-0664
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: ROANOKE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/11/99 - 99-0669
    State: TEXAS
County: DIMMIT
Subjurisdiction: CARRIZO SPRINGS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/11/99 - 99-0688
    State: TEXAS
County: DIMMIT
Subjurisdiction: ASHERTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Transfer of powers
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 98-3543
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LANCASTER
Subjurisdiction: KERSHAW
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 99-0054
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

03/12/99 - 99-0076
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERMILION
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

03/12/99 - 99-0109
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Election administration
Additional information received

03/12/99 - 99-0256
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: LAFOURCHE PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #6
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 99-0293
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Annexation
Related submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0421
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Annexation
Related submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0512
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: PLANO
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

03/12/99 - 99-0619
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction: STATE COURT
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Judgeship)
Compensation
Additional information received

03/12/99 - 99-0666
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Candidate qualification procedures
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 99-0670
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction: WYLIE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 99-0672
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALTON
Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Annexation
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0673
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Annexation
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0674
    State: TEXAS
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: STOCKDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/12/99 - 99-0675
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0676
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0679
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0700
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: MIDLOTHIAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0701
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0702
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #216
Annexation
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0703
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERVILLE
Subjurisdiction: IBERVILLE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0704
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: ALTON
General election
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0705
    State: ARIZONA
County: APACHE
Subjurisdiction: WINDOW ROCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #8
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

03/12/99 - 99-0729
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: KENTWOOD
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/14/99 - 99-0699
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: LAWRENCEVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0170
    State: TEXAS
County: BOSQUE, MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: CHINA SPRING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

03/15/99 - 99-0337
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CASWELL
Subjurisdiction: CASWELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

03/15/99 - 99-0352
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: PASADENA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0353
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SAN JACINTO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
Term of office
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0441
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

03/15/99 - 99-0522
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: JERSEY VILLAGE
Annexation
Related submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0671
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: JERSEY VILLAGE
Deannexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0677
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CHANDLER
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0678
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALTON
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0680
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Referendum requirement
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0681
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: EAST CENTRAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0682
    State: TEXAS
County: WEBB
Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0683
    State: TEXAS
County: KERR
Subjurisdiction: HEADWATERS UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Precinct (Added)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0684
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0685
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: GLENMORA
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0686
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0687
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS, WALLER
Subjurisdiction: WALLER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0689
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CASWELL
Subjurisdiction: CASWELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0690
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0691
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: ALVIN
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0692
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0693
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: DICKINSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/15/99 - 99-0694
    State: TEXAS
County: BLANCO
Subjurisdiction: BLANCO
Joint election procedures
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0696
    State: TEXAS
County: COOKE
Subjurisdiction: OAK RIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0697
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
Annexation
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0698
    State: TEXAS
County: JACK, PALO PINTO
Subjurisdiction: GRAFORD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0711
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: CORDOVA
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0730
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: BIENVILLE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/15/99 - 99-0733
    State: TEXAS
County: LIMESTONE
Subjurisdiction: MEXIA
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Retain office)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0190
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: CONROE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Additional information received

03/16/99 - 99-0488
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: TEXAS CITY
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/16/99 - 99-0507
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: AVOYELLES
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Number of officials (Police jury)
Precinct
Polling place
Additional information received

03/16/99 - 99-0564
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA
Annexation
Related submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0701
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0706
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: AVOYELLES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0707
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: PRICEVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0708
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0709
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: WILMER-HUTCHINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0710
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0712
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: DELHI
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0713
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TERREBONNE
Subjurisdiction: TERREBONNE PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #6
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/16/99 - 99-0714
    State: GEORGIA
County: BEN HILL
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0715
    State: TEXAS
County: GREGG
Subjurisdiction: SABINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0716
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Subjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0717
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0718
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0719
    State: TEXAS
County: BANDERA
Subjurisdiction: BANDERA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0720
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0721
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Subjurisdiction: FAQUETAIQUE GRAVITY DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/16/99 - 99-0722
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAYSON
Subjurisdiction: VAN ALSTYNE
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0723
    State: TEXAS
County: ARCHER
Subjurisdiction: IOWA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0724
    State: TEXAS
County: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: BRENHAM
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0725
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/16/99 - 99-0726
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: ARGYLE
Annexation
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0727
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0728
    State: TEXAS
County: REAGAN
Subjurisdiction: BIG LAKE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

03/16/99 - 99-0731
    State: GEORGIA
County: MUSCOGEE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/16/99 - 99-0732
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: ROANOKE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/17/99 - 99-0094
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0109
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Election administration
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0302
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERVILLE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

03/17/99 - 99-0329
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

03/17/99 - 99-0391
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0419
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

03/17/99 - 99-0677
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CHANDLER
Annexation
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0736
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Annexation
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0736
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0737
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Deannexation
Related submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0737
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Deannexation
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0739
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0740
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: TEXAS CITY
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0741
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CHANDLER
Annexation
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0742
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: TEXAS CITY
Annexation
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0743
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: TUPELO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

03/17/99 - 99-0744
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

03/18/99 - 99-0161
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

03/18/99 - 99-0192
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK
Annexation
Additional information received

03/18/99 - 99-0268
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/18/99 - 99-0268
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/18/99 - 99-0451
    State: TEXAS
County: PECOS
Subjurisdiction: FORT STOCKTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

03/18/99 - 99-0738
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Election administration (Enabling legislation)
Submission received

03/18/99 - 99-0745
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting
Joint election procedures
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
03/15/99 - 98-3647
    State: TEXAS
County: DICKENS
Subjurisdiction: SPUR
Method of election (At large)
Numbered positions adopted
Number of officials (City council)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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