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

Notice Date: 12/06/2002

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: MUSCLE SHOALS
County: COLBERT
Action Date: 11/29/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5610

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: TALLADEGA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 11/29/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5607

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 12/05/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5647

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: ADAK
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5624

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: NAPASKIAK
Borough: BETHEL
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5244

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5637

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5637

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION
County: PINAL
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5628

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4056

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL YAVAPAI HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5608

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: CHINO VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5614

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5619

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5483

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5643

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT VALLEY
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 11/29/2002
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5611

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: APACHE
Action Date: 12/05/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5645

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5636

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ATKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5329

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: FARGO
County: CLINCH
Action Date: 11/12/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 1993-2872

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: KENNESAW
County: COBB
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5120

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: PORTERDALE
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5616

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ST. MARYS
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Annexation
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5641

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5617

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: TATTNALL
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5184

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ALLEN PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #4
Parish: ALLEN
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5620

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ARNAUDVILLE
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5633

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER CITY
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5622

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: NOBLE
Parish: SABINE
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5650

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5200

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: SHREVEPORT
Parish: BOSSIER, CADDO
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5621

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT #1
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5642

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #4
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5625

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WAX LAKE EAST DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5634

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5195

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5490

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5584

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5194

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: FORREST COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5347

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: FORREST COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5347

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: FORREST COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5347

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: GOLDEN
County: TISHOMINGO
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5644

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: SOUTH DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ISSAQUENA, SHARKEY
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5538

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: ALCORN
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5535

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5346

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: RANKIN
Action Date: 11/21/2002
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5060

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5632

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: REIDSVILLE
County: ROCKINGHAM
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5626

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3985

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CHERAW
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5590

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CHERAW
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5615

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
County: RICHLAND
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5583

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREER
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 11/29/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5612

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LYMAN
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5205

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LYMAN
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5458

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ALLENDALE
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5639

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5166

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BRIDGEPORT
County: WISE
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5640

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BROWNSVILLE
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/05/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5257

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BROWNSVILLE
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/05/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5646

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FAIRVIEW
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Annexation
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5648

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GRANITE SHOALS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5638

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HUFFMAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/06/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5236

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: INTERSTATE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5627

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: JACKSBORO
County: JACK
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5609

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: KRUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON, WISE
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5618

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LIBERTY HILL
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5629

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-1116

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-1234

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2588

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOS INDIOS
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Two years)
Number of officials
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2588

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 11/29/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5635

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NASH
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 11/27/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5581

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 12/04/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5649

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ROSENBERG
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5631

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO RIVER AUTHORITY
County: BEXAR, GOLIAD, KARNES, WILSON
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Voting method
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5613

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SMITHVILLE
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5543

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SMITHVILLE
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5623

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 12/03/2002
Majority vote requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5630

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 12/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5343

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: SCOTT
Action Date: 11/12/2002
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5387

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

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