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

Notice Date: 04/09/99

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 to 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").

Notices of preclearance can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/noticepg.html or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Organizations and Information from the Menu on the Department of Justice Home Page, then select the Civil Rights Division Home Page from the alphabetical list. Notices are listed under "Special Issues" on the Civil Rights Division Home Page.

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.


03/30/99 - 98-1919
    State: FLORIDA
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration
Reconsideration of objection requested

03/30/99 - 99-0918
    State: FLORIDA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Procedures)
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

03/31/99 - 98-3100
    State: CALIFORNIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/01/99 - 98-3100
    State: CALIFORNIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/01/99 - 99-0915
    State: TEXAS
County: HOOD, JOHNSON, PARKER, SOMERVELL
Subjurisdiction: GRANBURY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/01/99 - 99-0924
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Special election procedures
Additional information received

04/01/99 - 99-0924
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Special election procedures
Submission received

04/01/99 - 99-0960
    State: MISSISSIPPI
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received

04/02/99 - 99-0308
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON, DORCHESTER
Subjurisdiction: SUMMERVILLE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

04/02/99 - 99-0908
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction: COURT OF APPEALS
Number of officials (Judgeship)
Implementation schedule
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/02/99 - 99-0911
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PRINCE WILLIAM
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/02/99 - 99-0912
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

04/02/99 - 99-0913
    State: TEXAS
County: COMAL
Subjurisdiction: BULVERDE NORTHWEST
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/02/99 - 99-0914
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: SMITH
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/02/99 - 99-0916
    State: TEXAS
County: ROBERTSON
Subjurisdiction: CALVERT
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/02/99 - 99-0917
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/05/99 - 97-2583
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: GUYTON
Annexation
Additional information received

04/05/99 - 97-3392
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: GUYTON
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Additional information received

04/05/99 - 98-3692
    State: CALIFORNIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Implementation schedule
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0331
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Additional information received

04/05/99 - 99-0919
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0921
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER, CADDO
Subjurisdiction: SHREVEPORT
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0922
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SHAVANO PARK
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0923
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
Special election procedures
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0925
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PATRICK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0926
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: EAST DUBLIN
Annexation
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0927
    State: TEXAS
County: ANGELINA
Subjurisdiction: ZAVALLA
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0929
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction: SANTEE
Annexation
Submission received

04/05/99 - 99-0950
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR NAVIGATION DISTRICT
Precinct (Added)
Polling place
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0436
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: SCOTLAND
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

04/06/99 - 99-0606
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Related submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0670
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction: WYLIE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0828
    State: TEXAS
County: JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: CLEBURNE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

04/06/99 - 99-0859
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Deannexation
Related submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0888
    State: TEXAS
County: CASS
Subjurisdiction: ATLANTA
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

04/06/99 - 99-0928
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT VALLEY
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0931
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0932
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0933
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JONES
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0934
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0935
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0936
    State: TEXAS
County: VAN ZANDT
Subjurisdiction: CANTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0937
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: LAKE PROVIDENCE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0938
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0939
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CAMDEN, PASQUOTANK
Subjurisdiction: ELIZABETH CITY
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0940
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction: BARNESVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0941
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0942
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0943
    State: GEORGIA
County: EVANS
Subjurisdiction: DAISY
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0944
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: LAKE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0945
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: DARLINGTON
Subjurisdiction: HARTSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0946
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction: MOREHOUSE PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0947
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0948
    State: TEXAS
County: HOOD
Subjurisdiction: TOLAR
Annexation
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0949
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction: GARLAND
Polling place
Joint election procedures
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0951
    State: TEXAS
County: EL PASO
Subjurisdiction: YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

04/06/99 - 99-0954
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #11, SUB-ROAD DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0963
    State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: HAINES BOROUGH FIRE SERVICE AREA #1
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/06/99 - 99-0964
    State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: MUD BAY LAND USE SERVICE AREA
Annexation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/07/99 - 99-0292
    State: TEXAS
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Subjurisdiction: AMARILLO
Annexation
Additional information received

04/07/99 - 99-0353
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SAN JACINTO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
Term of office
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/07/99 - 99-0446
    State: GEORGIA
County: DEKALB
Subjurisdiction: AVONDALE ESTATES
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

04/07/99 - 99-0514
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GRANVILLE
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Related submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0558
    State: TEXAS
County: EL PASO
Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/07/99 - 99-0952
    State: GEORGIA
County: PULASKI
Subjurisdiction: HAWKINSVILLE
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0953
    State: GEORGIA
County: PULASKI
Subjurisdiction:
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0955
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: IRVING
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0956
    State: TEXAS
County: NUECES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Lieutenant governor)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

04/07/99 - 99-0957
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SHELDON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0958
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TENSAS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0959
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: CROSSROADS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0961
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: DIXIE INN
Annexation
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0962
    State: ARIZONA
County: APACHE
Subjurisdiction: WINDOW ROCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #8
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0965
    State: TEXAS
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: EVADALE WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0967
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GRANVILLE
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Submission received

04/07/99 - 99-0969
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: MIDLOTHIAN
Annexation
Submission received

04/08/99 - 99-0308
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON, DORCHESTER
Subjurisdiction: SUMMERVILLE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

04/08/99 - 99-0549
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN SABA
Subjurisdiction: SAN SABA
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

04/08/99 - 99-0968
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: HIGLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #60
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures
Submission received

04/09/99 - 99-0465
    State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGHERTY
Subjurisdiction: DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
04/05/99 - 99-0270
    State: TEXAS
County: DAWSON
Subjurisdiction: LAMESA
Deannexation

The Attorney General declined to withdraw the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
04/05/99 - 98-3193
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Limited voting)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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