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

Notice Date: 06/19/98

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").

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:


06/02/98 - 96-2004
    State: GEORGIA
County: BAKER
Subjurisdiction: NEWTON
Numbered positions adopted
Notice of withdrawal

06/02/98 - 97-2254
    State: GEORGIA
County: BAKER
Subjurisdiction: NEWTON
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Notice of withdrawal

06/05/98 - 98-1956
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: OCEAN SPRINGS
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

06/05/98 - 98-2074
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBUS
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Submission received

06/08/98 - 98-2082
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2075
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CRAVEN
Subjurisdiction: NEW BERN
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2076
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: WATAUGA
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2078
    State: ALASKA
Borough: MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/09/98 - 98-2079
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2080
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: LOXLEY
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2081
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: PLAINVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2083
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ALLENDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2084
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: WEST PELZER
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2085
    State: ALASKA
Borough: NORTH SLOPE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/09/98 - 98-2086
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PANOLA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/10/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

06/10/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/10/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/10/98 - 98-2088
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAY
Subjurisdiction: LEFORS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-1488
    State: ALABAMA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

06/11/98 - 98-1512
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voter registration
Bilingual procedures (chinese language)
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Additional information received

06/11/98 - 98-1611
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 187 Act Date: 1998
Election administration (poll workers)
Act Number: 191 Act Date: 1998
Limited redistricting (senate)
Act Number: 246 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures
Act Number: 254 Act Date: 1998
Absentee voting (procedures)
Additional information received

06/11/98 - 98-2077
    State: GEORGIA
County: BARROW
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (deleted)
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-2087
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-2097
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CRAVEN
Subjurisdiction: HAVELOCK
Annexation
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-2098
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: KENNESAW
Annexation
Submission received

06/11/98 - 98-2099
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

06/12/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/12/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/12/98 - 98-2089
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction: OUACHITA PARISH ROAD LIGHTING DISTRICT #29
Creation of special district
Special election procedures
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2090
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FAIRFAX
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2091
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BERTIE
Subjurisdiction: ASKEWVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2092
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: SCHERTZ
Annexation
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2093
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: LYNCHBURG
Voter registration (procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/12/98 - 98-2094
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2095
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SOUTHAMPTON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2096
    State: VIRGINIA
County: KING WILLIAM
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2101
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (name change)
Submission received

06/12/98 - 98-2102
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 97-1577
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: SANFORD
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Resubmission received

06/15/98 - 97-2243
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: SANFORD
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-0995
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: SANFORD
Annexation
Resubmission received

06/15/98 - 98-1752
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Act Number: 264 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Act Number: 270 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Act Number: 368 Act Date: 1998
Precinct
Act Number: 369 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures (enabling legislation)
Act Number: 382 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions
Act Number: 416 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions
Act Number: 478 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Additional information received

06/15/98 - 98-1779
    State: TEXAS
County: BURNET
Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
Annexation
Related submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2103
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2104
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: DILLON
Subjurisdiction: DILLON
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2105
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2106
    State: GEORGIA
County: COFFEE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2107
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HELOTES
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2108
    State: TEXAS
County: BURNET
Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2109
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKEWAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2110
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2112
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZOS
Subjurisdiction: COLLEGE STATION
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2113
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: LULA
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2114
    State: GEORGIA
County: RICHMOND
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2115
    State: TEXAS
County: ARMSTRONG
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2116
    State: VIRGINIA
County: NEW KENT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2117
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CATAHOULA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2118
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2119
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: LAKE DALLAS
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2120
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction: MARSHALL
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2121
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: OVILLA
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2122
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2123
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2125
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: LAFOURCHE PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #5
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2126
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Election administration
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2127
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: LAKE PROVIDENCE
Method of selection (elective to appointive)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2128
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2129
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: DUNCAN CHAPEL FIRE DISTRICT
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2130
    State: GEORGIA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/15/98 - 98-2131
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 975 Act Date: 1995
Annexation (enabling legislation)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2132
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction: COURT OF APPEAL
Term of office
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2133
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 119 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Act Number: 123 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2136
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: OLD METAIRIE SECURITY ENHANCEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district (enabling legislation)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2137
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: GARDEN DISTRICT'S SECURITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2138
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2143
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction: GREATER OUACHITA PORT COMMISSION
Creation of special district
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2144
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 107 Act Date: 1998
Other
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2150
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: OCEAN SPRINGS
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

06/15/98 - 98-2156
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: NORTH RAPIDES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Incorporation
Method of election (single-member districts)
Referendum requirement
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

06/16/98 - 83-1403
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (terms of
office limitation)
Additional information received

06/16/98 - 92-0136
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
Method of election (single-member districts/at large)
Numbered positions adopted
Reconsideration of objection requested
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

06/16/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/16/98 - 98-1629
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
Term of office (four years)
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

06/16/98 - 98-2011
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Annexation
Related submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2082
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Related submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2122
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-2123
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-2139
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2140
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: CHELSEA
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2141
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2142
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: MANASSAS
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-2146
    State: GEORGIA
County: HANCOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2147
    State: ARIZONA
County: GILA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2148
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #7, WARD 8
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2149
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2151
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: LONGHORN TOWN UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-2152
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: WOODWORTH
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2153
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #5
Absentee voting
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2154
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: IBERVILLE
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2155
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: FRISCO
Voting method (paper ballots)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2157
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR HILL
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2158
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: HICKORY CREEK
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2159
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: AVRA VALLEY IRRIGATION & DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Voting method (by-mail)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2160
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: R.427 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/98 - 98-2164
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2165
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLUMBIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2166
    State: ALABAMA
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction: COURTLAND
Deannexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2167
    State: ALABAMA
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction: NORTH COURTLAND
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/98 - 98-2169
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction:
Annexation (procedures)
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/17/98 - 98-1558
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: PRICHARD
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-1628
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CIRCLE CITY-MORRISTOWN FIRE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (recall)
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-1691
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-1895
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWBERRY
Annexation
Related submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2122
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/17/98 - 98-2123
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/17/98 - 98-2145
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

06/17/98 - 98-2145
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2161
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2162
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE WEST
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2168
    State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction:
Establishment of elected office
Absentee voting (procedures)
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2170
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWBERRY
Annexation
Submission received

06/17/98 - 98-2172
    State: GEORGIA
County: TOOMBS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

06/18/98 - 98-2123
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: HORRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/18/98 - 98-2171
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LA SALLE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Submission received

06/19/98 - 83-1403
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (terms of
office limitation)
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:
06/17/98 - 98-1569
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: SIMPSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)

06/19/98 - 98-1558
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: PRICHARD
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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