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

Notice Date: 07/17/98

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:


07/06/98 - 98-2281
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures
Additional information received

07/08/98 - 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

07/09/98 - 98-2131
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 975 Act Date: 1995
Annexation (enabling legislation)
Additional information received

07/10/98 - 98-2343
    State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: SHADY DALE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

07/10/98 - 98-2344
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-1946
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEFLORE
Subjurisdiction: GREENWOOD
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

07/13/98 - 98-2032
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2204
    State: GEORGIA
County: HANCOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (added)
Additional information received

07/13/98 - 98-2226
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2227
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #56
Boundary changes
Additional information received

07/13/98 - 98-2254
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: FORT OGLETHORPE
Annexation
Related submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2281
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures
Additional information received

07/13/98 - 98-2293
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Additional information received

07/13/98 - 98-2345
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: FORT OGLETHORPE
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2346
    State: TEXAS
County: SCURRY
Subjurisdiction: SNYDER
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2347
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT
Subjurisdiction: LILLINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2348
    State: GEORGIA
County: DECATUR
Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2349
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction: FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2350
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: NORTH EAST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2351
    State: TEXAS
County: BANDERA, BEXAR, MEDINA
Subjurisdiction: NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2352
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: ANAHUAC INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2353
    State: VIRGINIA
County: RAPPAHANNOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2354
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: MOBILE
Deannexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2356
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2357
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: TUSCALOOSA
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2358
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BAKER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2359
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2361
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENWOOD
Subjurisdiction: GREENWOOD
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2362
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2363
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: SARALAND
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2364
    State: ARIZONA
County: NAVAJO
Subjurisdiction: SHOW LOW
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2365
    State: TEXAS
County: MAVERICK
Subjurisdiction: MAVERICK COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2366
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: NASH
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2367
    State: TEXAS
County: BASTROP
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2368
    State: GEORGIA
County: RICHMOND
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2369
    State: GEORGIA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction: AMERICUS
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2370
    State: GEORGIA
County: MITCHELL
Subjurisdiction: MITCHELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2371
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: HIGH POINT
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2372
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #116
Creation of special district
Polling place
Bilingual procedures
Special election procedures (confirmation, tax, and
directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2373
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2374
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
Special election procedures (bond election)
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2375
    State: GEORGIA
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: JONES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2377
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (assigned to new precinct)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2379
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CLAIBORNE
Subjurisdiction: HOMER SCHOOL DISTRICT #13
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2380
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: LAFOURCHE PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2381
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHARLTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2382
    State: VIRGINIA
County: MATHEWS
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2383
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBUS
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2384
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CONCORDIA
Subjurisdiction: CONCORDIA PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2386
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (paper ballots)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2387
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: AURORA
Absentee voting
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2388
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #20
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2389
    State: VIRGINIA
County: BUCHANAN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/13/98 - 98-2392
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERVILLE
Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINE
Annexation
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2401
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2402
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #1
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2403
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2404
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: LAKE WILLOW SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2405
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2406
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER PARISH ELDERLY SERVICES DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2407
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: EAST-CENTRAL BOSSIER PARISH FIRE DISTRICT #1
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2408
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ALLEN
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/13/98 - 98-2409
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #3
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/14/98 - 98-2355
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/14/98 - 98-2385
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

07/14/98 - 98-2390
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/14/98 - 98-2395
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FAIRFAX
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/14/98 - 98-2399
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: ROME
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/14/98 - 98-2400
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: ROME SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/15/98 - 98-2400
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWBERRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Nonpartisan elections
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualification procedures (fees)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Compensation
Additional information received

07/15/98 - 98-2326
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/15/98 - 98-2376
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: WAXHAW
Election administration
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/15/98 - 98-2391
    State: TEXAS
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: FLATONIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/15/98 - 98-2393
    State: TEXAS
County: KING
Subjurisdiction: GUTHRIE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/15/98 - 98-2394
    State: TEXAS
County: VICTORIA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (notice procedures)
Submission received

07/15/98 - 98-2396
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #51
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/15/98 - 98-2397
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLQUITT
Subjurisdiction: COLQUITT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/15/98 - 98-2398
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #130
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/16/98 - 98-1752
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 368 Act Date: 1998
Precinct
Additional information received

07/16/98 - 98-1987
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT TWENTY-THREE
Transfer of powers
Additional information received

07/16/98 - 98-2022
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: STALLINGS
Annexation
Additional information received

07/16/98 - 98-2265
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Precinct (added)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/16/98 - 98-2306
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/16/98 - 98-2410
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/16/98 - 98-2411
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FAIRFAX
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (name change)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/16/98 - 98-2412
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: BOLIVAR
Subjurisdiction: CLEVELAND
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/16/98 - 98-2413
    State: GEORGIA
County: MACON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/17/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-0628
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ATHENS MUNICIPAL WATER AUTHORITY
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/17/98 - 98-1560
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ATHENS MUNICIPAL WATER AUTHORITY
Annexation
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 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

07/17/98 - 98-1906
    State: TEXAS
County: COLEMAN, RUNNELS
Subjurisdiction: PANTHER CREEK CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-1952
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: LAUREL
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-1986
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-2082
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-2135
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
Annexation
Submission received

07/17/98 - 98-2378
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ATHENS
Annexation
Additional information received

07/17/98 - 98-2414
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

07/17/98 - 98-2415
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HAMPTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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