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

Notice Date: 08/04/2000

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/sec_5/notices.htm 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.


07/14/2000 - 2000-3092
    State: ALABAMA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/24/2000 - 2000-3063
    State: FLORIDA
County: COLLIER
Subjurisdiction: MARCO ISLAND
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-1852
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-2591
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
Annexation
Related submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3065
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #106
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3066
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
Annexation
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3067
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
Term of office (City council)
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3068
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/25/2000 - 2000-3074
    State: ALABAMA
County: WINSTON
Subjurisdiction: ADDISON
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3075
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: COALING
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/25/2000 - 2000-3076
    State: ALABAMA
County: MONROE
Subjurisdiction: VREDENBURGH
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/26/2000 - 2000-3061
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/26/2000 - 2000-3064
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERMILION
Subjurisdiction: VERMILION PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #1
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/26/2000 - 2000-3077
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: CALEDONIA NATURAL GAS DISTRICT
Voting method
Submission received

07/27/2000 - 2000-2099
    State: GEORGIA
County: POLK
Subjurisdiction: CEDARTOWN
Annexation
Additional information received

07/28/2000 - 2000-2288
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CITY
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Notice of withdrawal

07/28/2000 - 2000-2845
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #8
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/2000 - 2000-3062
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

07/28/2000 - 2000-3069
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/28/2000 - 2000-3070
    State: GEORGIA
County: MERIWETHER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/28/2000 - 2000-3071
    State: TEXAS
County: KENT
Subjurisdiction: JAYTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/28/2000 - 2000-3072
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: TOMBALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/2000 - 2000-3073
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: ALDINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/2000 - 2000-3078
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: AZLE
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/28/2000 - 2000-3079
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: POINT VENTURE
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/2000 - 2000-3080
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Method of election (Enabling legislation)
Voter registration
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/2000 - 2000-3081
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-2277
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
Number of officials
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-2351
    State: ALABAMA
County: PERRY
Subjurisdiction: MARION
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-2563
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: EVA
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-2607
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Related submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-2766
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: STALLINGS
Annexation
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-2969
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: KELLER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3013
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: SELMA
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3082
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: OPELIKA
Annexation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3083
    State: ALABAMA
County: RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: HURTSBORO
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3085
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON, ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: ARGO
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3086
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLUMBIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3087
    State: ALABAMA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3088
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: SYLVAN SPRINGS
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3089
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: RINCON
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3090
    State: TEXAS
County: COLORADO
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3091
    State: ALABAMA
County: BLOUNT
Subjurisdiction: BLOUNTSVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3093
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3094
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PITTSYLVANIA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3095
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3096
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3097
    State: TEXAS
County: CARSON
Subjurisdiction: PANHANDLE GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3097
    State: TEXAS
County: CARSON
Subjurisdiction: PANHANDLE GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3098
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR, COMAL, MEDINA
Subjurisdiction: BEXAR METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3099
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #10
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3100
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: DEER PARK
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3101
    State: TEXAS
County: MOORE, SHERMAN
Subjurisdiction: SUNRAY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3102
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction: BILOXI
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3103
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: SOUTHAVEN
Annexation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3104
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHATHAM
Subjurisdiction: SAVANNAH
Annexation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3105
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3106
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Subjurisdiction: ASSUMPTION PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #5
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3119
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3121
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3122
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Political activity
Precinct
Election administration
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3123
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction: ST. BERNARD PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/31/2000 - 2000-3127
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction: EAST MOREHOUSE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Incorporation
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3128
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARION
Subjurisdiction: BEAR CREEK
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/31/2000 - 2000-3150
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction: GAYLESVILLE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-2252
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: ALAMO HEIGHTS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/01/2000 - 2000-2270
    State: TEXAS
County: BOWIE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

08/01/2000 - 2000-2676
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

08/01/2000 - 2000-2751
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
Annexation
Related submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-2813
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

08/01/2000 - 2000-2965
    State: TEXAS
County: UPSHUR
Subjurisdiction: GILMER
Annexation
Additional information received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3107
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3108
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3110
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/01/2000 - 2000-3111
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/01/2000 - 2000-3112
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3113
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3114
    State: GEORGIA
County: COWETA, FULTON
Subjurisdiction: PALMETTO
Annexation
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3115
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
Annexation
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3116
    State: TEXAS
County: DEAF SMITH
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/01/2000 - 2000-3117
    State: ALABAMA
County: ETOWAH
Subjurisdiction: REECE CITY
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3118
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3120
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
Annexation
Submission received

08/01/2000 - 2000-3125
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERIA
Subjurisdiction: NEW IBERIA
Method of selection
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-1165
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
#1D
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-1191
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
#1E
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Joint election procedures
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-1214
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
#1C
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Joint election procedures
Resubmission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-1828
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CLEVELAND
Subjurisdiction: CLEVELAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Method of election (At large)
Plurality vote requirement
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule (Interim board)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-1879
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
#1A
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Resubmission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-2026
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Dissolution of jurisdiction (Enabling legislation)
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-2335
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

08/02/2000 - 2000-2604
    State: TEXAS
County: HALE
Subjurisdiction: PLAINVIEW
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-2673
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: SEALY
Annexation
Related submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-2988
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
#1E
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Cancelled)
Resubmission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3047
    State: ALABAMA
County: BIBB
Subjurisdiction: NORTH BIBB
Annexation
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Related submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3126
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Division of jurisdictions (Procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-3129
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: SEALY
Annexation
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3130
    State: ALABAMA
County: BIBB
Subjurisdiction: NORTH BIBB
Annexation
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3131
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-3132
    State: TEXAS
County: HUNT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3133
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHESTER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3134
    State: VIRGINIA
County: TAZEWELL
Subjurisdiction: BLUEFIELD
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3135
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3136
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-3137
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BIRMINGHAM
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-3138
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #6
Annexation
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/02/2000 - 2000-3139
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, WALLER
Subjurisdiction: KATY
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3140
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: DULUTH
Annexation
Submission received

08/02/2000 - 2000-3141
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3135
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Additional information received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3142
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. CHARLES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/03/2000 - 2000-3143
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/03/2000 - 2000-3144
    State: ALABAMA
County: BLOUNT
Subjurisdiction: ONEONTA
Polling place (Location established)
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3145
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: ODENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3146
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3147
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: DANVILLE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3148
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/03/2000 - 2000-3149
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
08/03/2000 - 1999-1590
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies

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

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