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

Notice Date: 12/27/2002

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: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5854

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: HOKES BLUFF
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5825

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: LEEDS SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON, SHELBY, ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Incorporation
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Number of officials
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5856

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: STEELE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5852

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: SULLIGENT
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5846

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: KWETHLUK
Borough: BETHEL
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5821

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5570

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5859

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: SEDONA
County: COCONINO, YAVAPAI
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5832

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: TOMBSTONE
County: COCHISE
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5840

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4977

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5532

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CHATSWORTH
County: MURRAY
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5853

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: GARDEN CITY
County: CHATHAM
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5812

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5772

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5813

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5808

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SENOIA
County: COWETA
Action Date: 12/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5799

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SENOIA
County: COWETA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5799

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: SENOIA
County: COWETA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5833

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5816

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5816

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ERATH
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 12/27/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5857

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 12/25/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5839

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: OUACHITA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5422

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINES PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #1
Parish: PLAQUEMINES
Action Date: 12/16/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5800

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5490

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: DESOTO
Action Date: 12/16/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5798

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: IBERIA
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5817

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: LIVINGSTON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5848

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Action Date: 12/18/2002
Form of government (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5446

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5847

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5826

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: DE SOTO
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5830

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: ITAWAMBA
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5849

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: PERRY
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5829

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: SMITH
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5299

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5811

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ELIZABETHTOWN
County: BLADEN
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5850

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5837

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: MONROE
County: UNION
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5842

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: TARBORO
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5814

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: WINTERVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5819

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CAYCE
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5851

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 12/17/2002
Districting plan
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3457

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: HARTSVILLE
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/20/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-1794

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: HARTSVILLE
County: DARLINGTON
Action Date: 12/20/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2957

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: NORTH
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-5306

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: NORTH
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5777

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BELLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5802

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BRIDGE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5815

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BURLESON
County: JOHNSON, TARRANT
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5841

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CLEBURNE
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5838

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY CONSOLIDATED HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5823

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CORSICANA
County: NAVARRO
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5827

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5818

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EVERGREEN UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA, FRIO, KARNES, WILSON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5836

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FREEPORT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5828

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GROESBECK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FALLS, LIMESTONE, ROBERTSON
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5855

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HAMILTON
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-1744

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HAMILTON
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2954

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LAKE WORTH
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5822

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LEANDER
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 12/16/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5801

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MARION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5806

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MIDLOTHIAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5809

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MISSOURI CITY
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2001-4078

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NORTH HARDIN SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARDIN
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Creation of special district
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5807

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5810

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5835

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: RICHWOOD
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5834

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS
County: CALDWELL, HAYS
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5843

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 12/27/2002
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5858

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SUGAR LAND
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5845

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: VOLENTE
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Incorporation
Election administration
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5804

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WEST ORANGE-COVE CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 12/23/2002
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5803

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WYLIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5824

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: YOAKUM
County: DEWITT, LAVACA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5820

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: HAMILTON
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5844

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PITTSYLVANIA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Redistricting plan
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5394

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PITTSYLVANIA
Action Date: 12/24/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5860

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORREST
Action Date: 12/26/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission Number: 2002-5346

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

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