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

Notice Date: 12/29/2003

This periodic notice of activity regarding voting changes submitted under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act 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 60-day review period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385, or write to: Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, Room 7254 - NWB, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of submission activity 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 Legal Documents, which is listed under Publications & Documents, and then select Notice of Section 5 Submission Activity from the options listed under the Civil Rights Division.

The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4703

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: DAPHNE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4706

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GORDO
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4675

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GRANT
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4653

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SAND ROCK
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4685

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4671

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: CLAY
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4678

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: CORDOVA
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Ballot format (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4705

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: PETERSBURG
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4722

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Borough FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4731

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SEDONA
County: COCONINO, YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4656

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4676

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4662

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: CARMEL AREA WASTEWATER DISTRICT
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4698

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSBURG JOINT UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KINGS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4728

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY SERVICE AREA No52
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4695

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY SERVICE AREA No52
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4695

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: TRAVER JOINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KINGS
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4641

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: TULARE JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KINGS
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4640

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4643

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4202

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction:
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Voter registration
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4683

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction:
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voter registration
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Voting method
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4683

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4661

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4714

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4478

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4652

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAWSON
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4716

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GENEVA
County: TALBOT
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4668

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HART COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HART
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4682

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SHARPSBURG
County: COWETA
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4642

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ST. MARYS
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4660

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4648

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4648

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4709

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SYCAMORE
County: TURNER
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4704

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4702

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DAWSON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4724

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4677

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4677

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MARION
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4161

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MARION
Action Date: 12/21/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4161

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MERIWETHER
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4664

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4723

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Voter registration
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4681

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CYPRESS-BLACK BAYOU RECREATION AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Creation of special district (Water districts)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4647

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: EDEN FELLOWSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE DISTRICT
Parish: LA SALLE
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4665

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: HORNBECK
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4672

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: MINDEN
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4654

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4651

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: NEW IBERIA
Parish: IBERIA
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4646

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PICKERING SCHOOL DISTRICT No142
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4693

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINE
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4730

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No5
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4029

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH WATERWORKS DISTRICT No6
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4699

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: VERNON PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No5
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4650

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: WARD EIGHT WARDWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT No151
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4697

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: WARD FIVE WARDWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT No144
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4694

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: WARD SIX WARDWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT No161
Parish: VERNON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4696

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4721

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: ROBESON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4157

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HARDEEVILLE
County: JASPER
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4663

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4679

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GREENWOOD
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4688

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4690

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ANNA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4603

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BAYBROOK MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4717

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BELTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BELL
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Machine)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4506

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No26
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4729

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRIDGE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4687

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CHIMNEY HILL MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-2635

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4719

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4718

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONROE
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4446

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONROE
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4708

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DESOTO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4657

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FLAMINGO ISLES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4713

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORNEY
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4502

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORNEY
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4707

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HALTOM CITY
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4692

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No106
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4715

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No216
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4700

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HILSHIRE VILLAGE
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4689

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LYFORD
County: WILLACY
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4701

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MATHIS
County: SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4673

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NORTHEAST LEON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No4
County: LEON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4392

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST LEON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No3
County: LEON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4391

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR
County: JEFFERSON, ORANGE
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4655

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PROSPER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4658

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ROSENBERG
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4670

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SPRING BRANCH AREA COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4666

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE HEALTH & BIOSCIENCE ECONOMIC DISTRICT
County: BELL
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4667

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No3
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Deannexation
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4712

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WHITE SETTLEMENT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4659

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4726

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4727

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4669

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COCHRAN
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4686

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COMAL
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4691

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4720

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4649

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 12/24/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4711

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HUTCHINSON
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4684

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: PARKER
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4680

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: POTTER
Action Date: 12/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4674

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 12/23/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4725

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4644

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Action Date: 12/19/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4645

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FAUQUIER
Action Date: 12/18/2003
Limited redistricting (Board of supervisors)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4145


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

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