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

Notice Date: 08/28/98

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 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:


08/14/98 - 98-2852
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Implementation schedule
Submission received

08/18/98 - 98-2852
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Implementation schedule
Additional information received

08/19/98 - 98-2744
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: AVONDALE
Annexation
Related submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2798
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2801
    State: TEXAS
County: GREGG
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2802
    State: TEXAS
County: GOLIAD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2803
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN JACINTO
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2804
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: GREER
Annexation
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2805
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BLADEN
Subjurisdiction: BLADEN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2806
    State: ALABAMA
County: WILCOX
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (renumbering)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2808
    State: GEORGIA
County: LANIER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2809
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: WATERLOO
Annexation
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2810
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MURPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #21
Election administration (notice procedures)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/19/98 - 98-2811
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: BETHEL
Voting method
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/19/98 - 98-2812
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/19/98 - 98-2813
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE WEST
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2816
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: AVONDALE
Annexation
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2817
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: CLEAR CREEK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

08/19/98 - 98-2839
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Submission received

08/20/98 - 98-2302
    State: ALABAMA
County: COVINGTON
Subjurisdiction: RED LEVEL
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

08/20/98 - 98-2570
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

08/20/98 - 98-2799
    State: TEXAS
County: ORANGE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

08/20/98 - 98-2800
    State: TEXAS
County: DUVAL
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (added)
Submission received

08/21/98 - 93-3129
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation
Additional information received

08/21/98 - 93-4170
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation
Additional information received

08/21/98 - 98-0992
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: HERNANDO
Annexation
Additional information received

08/21/98 - 98-2223
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 63 Act Date: 1998
Purge/reidentification of voters
Absentee voting (procedures)
Election administration
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Candidate qualification procedures
Campaign financing provisions
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/21/98 - 98-2814
    State: TEXAS
County: SMITH
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/21/98 - 98-2815
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: YOUNGSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

08/21/98 - 98-2818
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: MONTEREY
Subjurisdiction: GONZALES
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2211
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: AKUTAN
Method of selection (mayor)
Additional information received

08/24/98 - 98-2269
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: VIA LINDA ROAD COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT OF SCOTTSDALE
Creation of special district
Polling place (location established)
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

08/24/98 - 98-2278
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2344
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2371
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: HIGH POINT
Special election procedures (referendum)
Notice of withdrawal

08/24/98 - 98-2460
    State: TEXAS
County: WHARTON
Subjurisdiction: BOLING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2568
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

08/24/98 - 98-2645
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
Annexation
Related submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2670
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: OAK RIDGE NORTH
Annexation
Related submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2820
    State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction:
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2822
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Nonpartisan elections
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2823
    State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2824
    State: ALABAMA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2825
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2826
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2827
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDIN
Subjurisdiction: SILSBEE
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2828
    State: TEXAS
County: BOWIE
Subjurisdiction: RED LICK
Polling place (added)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2829
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: FARMVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2830
    State: ALABAMA
County: CLEBURNE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2831
    State: VIRGINIA
County: WARREN
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2832
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMP
Subjurisdiction: PITTSBURG
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2833
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ALLEN
Subjurisdiction: KINDER
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2834
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2835
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
General election (date change)
Additional information received

08/24/98 - 98-2835
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
General election (date change)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2836
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: GUN BARREL CITY
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2837
    State: TEXAS
County: TRINITY
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2838
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (hours)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2840
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2841
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: UNION CITY
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2842
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: COLLETON
Subjurisdiction: COLLETON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2843
    State: GEORGIA
County: TELFAIR
Subjurisdiction: TELFAIR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2844
    State: TEXAS
County: DUVAL, JIM WELLS
Subjurisdiction: SAN DIEGO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2845
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHESTER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2846
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2847
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON, KAUFMAN, VAN ZANDT
Subjurisdiction: MABANK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2848
    State: TEXAS
County: MATAGORDA
Subjurisdiction: MATAGORDA COUNTY NAVIGATION DISTRICT #1
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2849
    State: GEORGIA
County: WORTH
Subjurisdiction: WORTH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2850
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (national voter registration act)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2854
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: LAMAR CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2855
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2856
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2857
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: NEWPORT NEWS
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2858
    State: TEXAS
County: POLK
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2859
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: OKTIBBEHA
Subjurisdiction: STARKVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2860
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: OAK RIDGE NORTH
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2861
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2862
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2863
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: JONESTOWN
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2864
    State: TEXAS
County: JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: CLEBURNE
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2866
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WINN
Subjurisdiction: WINN PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2870
    State: GEORGIA
County: BIBB
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2871
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: PRICHARD
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2872
    State: TEXAS
County: COLORADO
Subjurisdiction: COLORADO COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2873
    State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2874
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/24/98 - 98-2875
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHESTERFIELD
Subjurisdiction: CHERAW
Annexation
Submission received

08/24/98 - 98-2876
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: KIRKMONT MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/25/98 - 98-2269
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: VIA LINDA ROAD COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT OF SCOTTSDALE
Creation of special district
Polling place (location established)
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

08/25/98 - 98-2290
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction: DISTRICT COURT
Method of selection (judgeship)
Additional information received

08/25/98 - 98-2470
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction: SILVER CREEK
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

08/25/98 - 98-2821
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Polling place (changed)
Election administration
Special election procedures (vacancy)
General election (date set)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/25/98 - 98-2851
    State: GEORGIA
County: CANDLER
Subjurisdiction: PULASKI
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/25/98 - 98-2865
    State: GEORGIA
County: WHITFIELD
Subjurisdiction: DALTON
Annexation
Submission received

08/25/98 - 98-2867
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: CROSBY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/25/98 - 98-2868
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BARNWELL
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

08/25/98 - 98-2869
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction: ORANGEBURG
Annexation
Submission received

08/26/98 - 94-2147
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ISSAQUENA, WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: WESTERN LINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/26/98 - 98-1676
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (single-member districts)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received

08/26/98 - 98-2296
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

08/26/98 - 98-2298
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: ROME
Annexation
Additional information received

08/26/98 - 98-2460
    State: TEXAS
County: WHARTON
Subjurisdiction: BOLING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/27/98 - 98-1676
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (single-member districts)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received

08/27/98 - 98-2580
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

08/27/98 - 98-2878
    State: VIRGINIA
County: CUMBERLAND
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

08/27/98 - 98-2879
    State: TEXAS
County: COLORADO
Subjurisdiction: WEIMAR
Annexation
Submission received


The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
08/14/98 - 98-1919
    State: FLORIDA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 129 Act Date: 1998
Absentee voting
Absentee voting (procedures)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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