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

Notice Date: 06/26/98

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:


06/09/98 - 98-2179
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-1615
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received

06/11/98 - 98-1648
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (consolidation)
Precinct (name change)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (location established)
Additional information received

06/16/98 - 98-2186
    State: GEORGIA
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: TYRONE
Election administration (charter amendment)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2191
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-1786
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-2036
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2174
    State: GEORGIA
County: COWETA
Subjurisdiction: NEWNAN
Annexation
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2180
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/18/98 - 98-2173
    State: TEXAS
County: COOKE
Subjurisdiction: MUENSTER WATER DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/18/98 - 98-2175
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: AZLE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/18/98 - 98-2176
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: SANGER
Annexation
Submission received

06/18/98 - 98-2177
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: BOSQUEVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/18/98 - 98-2178
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #3
Creation of special district
Polling place
Special election procedures (confirmation, tax, and
directors)
Submission received

06/19/98 - 98-1673
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/19/98 - 98-2181
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/19/98 - 98-2182
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTAGUE
Subjurisdiction: NOCONA
Annexation
Submission received

06/19/98 - 98-2183
    State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/19/98 - 98-2184
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/19/98 - 98-2185
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 151 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Act Number: 186 Act Date: 1998
Voting qualifications/eligibility (enabling legislation)
Act Number: 387 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Act Number: 613 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Act Number: 730 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (retain
office)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-0910
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Additional information received

06/22/98 - 98-1583
    State: GEORGIA
County: TURNER
Subjurisdiction: SYCAMORE
Annexation
Related submission received

06/22/98 - 98-1586
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: DORCHESTER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-1700
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation
Related submission received

06/22/98 - 98-1801
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Related submission received

06/22/98 - 98-1965
    State: FLORIDA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (name change)
Additional information received

06/22/98 - 98-1997
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation
Related submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2187
    State: GEORGIA
County: TURNER
Subjurisdiction: SYCAMORE
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2189
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2190
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2192
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: PROGRESO
General election (date change)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2193
    State: TEXAS
County: ANGELINA
Subjurisdiction: HUDSON
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2194
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: COLLETON
Subjurisdiction: COLLETON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2195
    State: TEXAS
County: PARMER
Subjurisdiction: FRIONA
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2196
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: PECAN GROVE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-2197
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (consolidation)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2199
    State: GEORGIA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: CENTERVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2201
    State: TEXAS
County: BASTROP
Subjurisdiction: ELGIN
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2202
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-2203
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: AYDEN
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2210
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: FALLS CHURCH
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2213
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: HUEYTOWN
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2214
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2216
    State: VIRGINIA
County: AMHERST
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-2218
    State: VIRGINIA
County: NORTHAMPTON
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting (board of supervisors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-2219
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: THORNE BAY
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2220
    State: GEORGIA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/22/98 - 98-2221
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2222
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERIA, VERMILION
Subjurisdiction: DELCAMBRE
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2222
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: PETERSBURG
Method of selection (chairperson)
Establishment of elected office
Staggered terms
Term of office (three years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule

06/22/98 - 98-2226
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Boundary changes
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2227
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #56
Boundary changes
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2228
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Submission received

06/22/98 - 98-2233
    State: TEXAS
County: MAVERICK
Subjurisdiction: MAVERICK COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
General election (date change)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-1693
    State: TEXAS
County: SABINE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received

06/23/98 - 98-1709
    State: GEORGIA
County: COWETA
Subjurisdiction: COWETA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures
Additional information received

06/23/98 - 98-2198
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2200
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: MILLBROOK
Annexation
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2204
    State: GEORGIA
County: HANCOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (added)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2205
    State: GEORGIA
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: BROOKS
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2206
    State: ARIZONA
County: MOHAVE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2207
    State: TEXAS
County: BURLESON
Subjurisdiction: CALDWELL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (location deleted)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2208
    State: TEXAS
County: GILLESPIE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2209
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERMILION
Subjurisdiction: KAPLAN
Annexation
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2211
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: AKUTAN
General election (date change)
Submission received

06/23/98 - 98-2212
    State: TEXAS
County: POTTER
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/23/98 - 98-2217
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/23/98 - 98-2224
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/24/98 - 98-1793
    State: ALABAMA
County: MONROE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

06/24/98 - 98-1861
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

06/24/98 - 98-2131
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 975 Act Date: 1995
Annexation (enabling legislation)
Additional information received

06/24/98 - 98-2215
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: TRINITY
Annexation
Submission received

06/24/98 - 98-2215
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 63 Act Date: 1998
Purge/reidentification of voters
Absentee voting (procedures)
Election administration
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

06/24/98 - 98-2235
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: IVA
Annexation
Submission received

06/25/98 - 98-0352
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 1070 Act Date: 1997
Method of selection
Election administration
Additional information received

06/25/98 - 98-2162
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE WEST
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received

06/25/98 - 98-2229
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: NATCHITOCHES
Subjurisdiction: NATCHITOCHES
Annexation
Submission received

06/25/98 - 98-2230
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MARLBORO
Subjurisdiction: BENNETTSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/25/98 - 98-2231
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TENSAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/25/98 - 98-2232
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/26/98 - 98-2234
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDIN, JEFFERSON, LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: PINE ISLAND BAYOU STORMWATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (confirmation, tax, and
directors)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/26/98 - 98-2236
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested


The Attorney General withdrew the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
06/23/98 - 83-1403
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (terms of
office limitation)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section

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Updated August 6, 2015

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