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

Notice Date: 04/28/2000

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.


04/19/2000 - 2000-1556
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: MILLBROOK
Annexation
Additional information received

04/19/2000 - 2000-1734
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-0867
    State: TEXAS
County: TERRY
Subjurisdiction: BROWNFIELD
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1104
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PEORIA
Annexation
Related submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1728
    State: TEXAS
County: GONZALES
Subjurisdiction: GONZALES HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/21/2000 - 2000-1729
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1730
    State: GEORGIA
County: GILMER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/21/2000 - 2000-1731
    State: TEXAS
County: BROOKS
Subjurisdiction: BROOKS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1732
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TALLAHATCHIE
Subjurisdiction: BLUE CANE DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1733
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Number of officials
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/21/2000 - 2000-1735
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #16
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1736
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FAUQUIER
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1737
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PEORIA
Annexation
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1738
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: AIKEN
Subjurisdiction: NORTH AUGUSTA
Annexation
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1739
    State: GEORGIA
County: TOOMBS
Subjurisdiction: LYONS
Annexation
Submission received

04/21/2000 - 2000-1740
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: AVOYELLES
Subjurisdiction: MARKSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 1999-3648
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TIPPAH
Subjurisdiction: WALNUT
Annexation
Resubmission received

04/24/2000 - 1999-3697
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: NEW FAIRVIEW
Incorporation
Additional information received

04/24/2000 - 2000-0106
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHATHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Related submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-0252
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TIPPAH
Subjurisdiction: WALNUT
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-0708
    State: TEXAS
County: POLK
Subjurisdiction: POLK COUNTY FRESH WATER SANITARY DISTRICT #2
Joint election procedures
Notice of withdrawal

04/24/2000 - 2000-0867
    State: TEXAS
County: TERRY
Subjurisdiction: BROWNFIELD
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

04/24/2000 - 2000-0963
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1020
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1316
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHESTERFIELD
Subjurisdiction: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1338
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1499
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1662
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #171
General election (Cancelled)
Additional information received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1719
    State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: MONTICELLO
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1741
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHATHAM
Subjurisdiction: POOLER
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1742
    State: GEORGIA
County: LINCOLN
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLNTON
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1743
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: WEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #9
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1744
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #62
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1745
    State: GEORGIA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/24/2000 - 2000-1746
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: ADAMSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1747
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FOLEY
Redistricting plan
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1748
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1749
    State: TEXAS
County: UVALDE
Subjurisdiction: UVALDE
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1750
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAYSON
Subjurisdiction: SHERMAN
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1751
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: EDGECOMBE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/24/2000 - 2000-1752
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1753
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1754
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1756
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO, YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: SEDONA
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/24/2000 - 2000-1757
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: YUBA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1758
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: PORT ROYAL
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1766
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: LOCKHART
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1769
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction: BASTROP
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1776
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1777
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: GRANT ROAD PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1779
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1780
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #261
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

04/24/2000 - 2000-1795
    State: TEXAS
County: CARSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-0815
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ROBESON
Subjurisdiction: ROWLAND
Majority vote requirement
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

04/25/2000 - 2000-0829
    State: TEXAS
County: KLEBERG
Subjurisdiction: KINGSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Cancelled)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-0843
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: ORANGE BEACH
Annexation
Related submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-0940
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: KRUM
Annexation
Related submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-0982
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-1031
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: ALEXANDRIA
Annexation
Related submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1336
    State: TEXAS
County: BAILEY, LAMB
Subjurisdiction: SUDAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1377
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Number of officials (Commission)
Notice of withdrawal

04/25/2000 - 2000-1640
    State: TEXAS
County: CHEROKEE, RUSK
Subjurisdiction: RUSK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-1755
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1759
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Number of officials
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1760
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: ORANGE BEACH
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1761
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: MEGGETT
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1762
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO, YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1763
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: SIMPSON
Subjurisdiction: MAGEE
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1764
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHATTOOGA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1765
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA DOMESTIC WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1767
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: KRUM
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1768
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMP
Subjurisdiction: PITTSBURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-1770
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: LAWRENCEVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1771
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1772
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: ALEXANDRIA
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1773
    State: GEORGIA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-1774
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO
Subjurisdiction: FREDONIA
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1775
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1778
    State: TEXAS
County: LEON
Subjurisdiction: BUFFALO
Annexation
Submission received

04/25/2000 - 2000-1785
    State: TEXAS
County: CORYELL
Subjurisdiction: CRAWFORD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/25/2000 - 2000-1790
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: SWEENY
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-0982
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/26/2000 - 2000-1781
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: BALL
Annexation
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1782
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/26/2000 - 2000-1783
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: TRAVIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #17
Annexation
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1784
    State: TEXAS
County: MITCHELL
Subjurisdiction: MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1786
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1787
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1788
    State: GEORGIA
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: GRAY
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/26/2000 - 2000-1789
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TALLAHATCHIE
Subjurisdiction: SUMNER
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

04/26/2000 - 2000-1791
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Nominating procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/27/2000 - 2000-0877
    State: TEXAS
County: ERATH
Subjurisdiction: ERATH COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-0895
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR LAND
Annexation
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-0920
    State: TEXAS
County: HAMILTON
Subjurisdiction: HICO EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1483
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN JACINTO
Subjurisdiction: SHEPHERD
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1495
    State: TEXAS
County: ERATH
Subjurisdiction: ERATH COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1731
    State: TEXAS
County: BROOKS
Subjurisdiction: BROOKS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1792
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PHOENIX UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #210
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/27/2000 - 2000-1793
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1794
    State: TEXAS
County: ZAVALA
Subjurisdiction: CRYSTAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/27/2000 - 2000-1796
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOMERSET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1797
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1798
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1799
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1800
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA
Annexation
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1801
    State: TEXAS
County: RED RIVER
Subjurisdiction: DETROIT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/27/2000 - 2000-1803
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GARDENDALE
Annexation
Submission received

04/27/2000 - 2000-1804
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: AMPHITHEATER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #10
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/2000 - 2000-1012
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
04/25/2000 - 2000-0815
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ROBESON
Subjurisdiction: ROWLAND
Majority vote requirement

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

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