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

Notice Date: 01/06/2003

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.


ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: CHENA HILLS ROAD SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5881

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: DRAKE ESTATES SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5886

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: KWETHLUK UTILITIES COMMISSION
Borough: BETHEL
Action Date: 12/30/2002
General election (Cancelled)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5727

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: LEE LANE SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5882

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: SMALLWOOD TRAIL ROAD SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5883

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: SPINACH CREEK SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5884

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: STEESE VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICE AREA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5885

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: BLUE RIDGE FIRE DISTRICT
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Creation of special district
Number of officials
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5865

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5772

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5813

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5876

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5539

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SMYRNA
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/03/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5539

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: WALKER
Action Date: 12/27/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5861

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BASILE
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 01/03/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4955

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5839

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5877

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: NATCHITOCHES
Parish: NATCHITOCHES
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5864

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. BERNARD PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5560

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Action Date: 01/05/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3035

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: TALLULAH
Parish: MADISON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5757

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5879

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: LOWNDES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5863

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: GRENADA
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5874

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: HINDS
Action Date: 01/02/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0001

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: HOLMES
Action Date: 01/03/2003
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5661

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5870

NEW YORK  Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 01/03/2003
Term of office
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0002

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Precinct
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5152

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ISLE OF PALMS
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5868

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: WINNSBORO
County: FAIRFIELD
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5875

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: DORCHESTER
Action Date: 12/27/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-1352

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: AZLE
County: PARKER, TARRANT
Action Date: 12/27/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5866

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BELTON
County: BELL
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5880

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #26
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5869

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
County: WISE
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5867

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5862

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MCCAMEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPTON
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5878

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: OAK POINT MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1
County: DENTON
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5760

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PRITCHETT WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION
County: UPSHUR, WOOD
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5872

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WAKE VILLAGE
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5454

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WAKE VILLAGE
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 12/30/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5871

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: YOAKUM
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5873

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: DE SOTO PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: DESOTO
Action Date: 12/31/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission Number: 2002-2926

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

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