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

Notice Date: 05/06/98

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:


04/22/98 - 98-1654
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: FORREST
Subjurisdiction: FORREST COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boundary changes (school districts)
Additional information received

04/27/98 - 98-1025
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/27/98 - 98-1657
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction: LAUREL
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/27/98 - 98-1665
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SALUDA
Subjurisdiction: SALUDA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Other
Submission received

04/27/98 - 98-1666
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: R.303 Act Date: 1998
Powers and duties
Submission received

04/27/98 - 98-1699
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 93-2259
    State: GEORGIA
County: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Related submission received

04/28/98 - 98-0961
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

04/28/98 - 98-1658
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: NEWPORT NEWS
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1659
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1660
    State: VIRGINIA
County: MECKLENBURG
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1661
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1662
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LINCOLN
Subjurisdiction: RUSTON
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1663
    State: GEORGIA
County: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Compensation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1664
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1667
    State: GEORGIA
County: ATKINSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLACOOCHEE
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1671
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: UNION CITY
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1672
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: SCOTT
Subjurisdiction: LAKE
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1674
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARY
Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1675
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1676
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (single-member districts)
Districting plan
Term of office
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1677
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MARION
Subjurisdiction: MARION
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1685
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Voter registration
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1694
    State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGHERTY
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/28/98 - 98-1695
    State: GEORGIA
County: CARROLL
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1696
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1712
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: MONTEREY
Subjurisdiction: SALINAS
Annexation
Submission received

04/28/98 - 98-1713
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: SOUTHMOST UNION JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

04/29/98 - 98-0946
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

04/29/98 - 98-1655
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/29/98 - 98-1668
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #71
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/29/98 - 98-1670
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERMILION
Subjurisdiction: MAURICE
Annexation
Submission received

04/29/98 - 98-1697
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENWOOD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/30/98 - 98-1031
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #20
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

04/30/98 - 98-1032
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #24
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

04/30/98 - 98-1033
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #25
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

04/30/98 - 98-1034
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #47
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

04/30/98 - 98-1338
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/30/98 - 98-1572
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

04/30/98 - 98-1669
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
Annexation
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1678
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLAPOOSA
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1679
    State: GEORGIA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction: AMERICUS
Annexation
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1680
    State: TEXAS
County: PANOLA
Subjurisdiction: BECKVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/30/98 - 98-1681
    State: TEXAS
County: GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: NAVARRO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/30/98 - 98-1682
    State: VIRGINIA
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1683
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #157
General election (cancelled)
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1686
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1687
    State: GEORGIA
County: MACON
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/30/98 - 98-1688
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #19
General election (cancelled)
Submission received

04/30/98 - 98-1690
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #8
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-0984
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: LULA
Annexation
Additional information received

05/01/98 - 98-1125
    State: ARIZONA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-1303
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1436
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-1575
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/01/98 - 98-1673
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-1687
    State: GEORGIA
County: MACON
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-1689
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1691
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1693
    State: TEXAS
County: SABINE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1698
    State: TEXAS
County: FANNIN
Subjurisdiction: TRENTON
Annexation
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1700
    State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1708
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Election administration (charter amendment)
Submission received

05/01/98 - 98-1709
    State: GEORGIA
County: COWETA
Subjurisdiction: COWETA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1217
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: CY-CHAMP PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/04/98 - 98-1338
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/04/98 - 98-1574
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #7
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/04/98 - 98-1701
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1702
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1703
    State: GEORGIA
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: WALTHOURVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1704
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: CEDAR PARK
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1705
    State: GEORGIA
County: DECATUR
Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1706
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: WAXHAW
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1711
    State: GEORGIA
County: CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1719
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1720
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #264
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/04/98 - 98-1721
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/04/98 - 98-1722
    State: TEXAS
County: SMITH
Subjurisdiction: TYLER
Annexation
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1063
    State: ALABAMA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method
Additional information received

05/05/98 - 98-1273
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZOS
Subjurisdiction: WELLBORN SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Number of officials
Polling place (location established)
Absentee voting (location established)
Special election procedures (confirmation)
Additional information received

05/05/98 - 98-1521
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction: FT. HANCOCK WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

05/05/98 - 98-1563
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG
Annexation
Additional information received

05/05/98 - 98-1714
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/05/98 - 98-1715
    State: GEORGIA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1716
    State: TEXAS
County: MORRIS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1717
    State: GEORGIA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1718
    State: GEORGIA
County: UPSON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1482
    State: TEXAS
County: CORYELL, LAMPASAS
Subjurisdiction: COPPERAS COVE
Special election procedures (runoff)
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:
05/04/98 - 98-0910
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK
Absentee voting (location deleted)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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