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

Notice Date: 08/13/99

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.


07/15/99 - 86-2152
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: TOMBSTONE
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

07/30/99 - 99-1831
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SHENANDOAH
Subjurisdiction: EDINBURG
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/05/99 - 98-3449
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction: LUGOFF
Incorporation
Resubmission received

08/06/99 - 97-3795
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction: MCCOMB
Polling place (Added)
Reconsideration of objection requested

08/06/99 - 99-1905
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAUDERDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

08/06/99 - 99-2197
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district
Annexation (Procedures)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2198
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2199
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Boundary changes
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2200
    State: TEXAS
County: BREWSTER
Subjurisdiction: ALPINE
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2201
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Consolidation of jurisdictions (Special districts)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2202
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2203
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SPRING MEADOWS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2204
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2205
    State: TEXAS
County: RUNNELS
Subjurisdiction: NORTH RUNNELS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2206
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction:
Ballot format
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2207
    State: TEXAS
County: STONEWALL
Subjurisdiction: SALT FORK WATER QUALITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Term of office (Two years)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2208
    State: TEXAS
County: GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: GUADALUPE COUNTY GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Number of officials
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2209
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #7
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2210
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2211
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Ballot format
Special election procedures
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2212
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2213
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: EAST MONTGOMERY COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2214
    State: GEORGIA
County: ELBERT
Subjurisdiction: ELBERTON
Annexation
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2216
    State: TEXAS
County: KERR
Subjurisdiction: KERRVILLE
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2217
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction: AQUILLA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2218
    State: GEORGIA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: BLAIRSVILLE
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2219
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: ROME
Annexation
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2220
    State: FLORIDA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLWOOD RECREATION DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2221
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #6
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2222
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
Annexation
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2223
    State: ALABAMA
County: PERRY
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2224
    State: ALABAMA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2225
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: HARRISONBURG
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/06/99 - 99-2226
    State: GEORGIA
County: LINCOLN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Punch card)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2227
    State: GEORGIA
County: LINCOLN
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLNTON
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Punch card)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2229
    State: VIRGINIA
County: DINWIDDIE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2230
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/06/99 - 99-2239
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: DELTA JUNCTION
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/06/99 - 99-2246
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HANCOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-1551
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Procedures for filling vacancies (City council)
Procedures for filling vacancies (Mayor)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-1627
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SHENANDOAH
Subjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/09/99 - 99-1645
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDIN
Subjurisdiction: HARDIN COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-1699
    State: GEORGIA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-1870
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction: BLUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-2025
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Related submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2039
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-2113
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA
Annexation
Related submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2159
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: ST. TAMMANY PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #5
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-2229
    State: VIRGINIA
County: DINWIDDIE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

08/09/99 - 99-2231
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2232
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction: BILOXI
Voting method (Punch card)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2233
    State: GEORGIA
County: DEKALB
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2234
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: HUEYTOWN
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2235
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: LIVE OAK
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2236
    State: ALABAMA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction: RUSSELLVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2238
    State: TEXAS
County: MASON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2240
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction: LEESBURG
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2241
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: ST. TAMMANY PARISH ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2242
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2243
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2244
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2245
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2247
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2248
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #20
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2249
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: SCOTLAND
Subjurisdiction: LAURINBURG
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2250
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Subjurisdiction: ST. LANDRY PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2251
    State: TEXAS
County: JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: KEENE
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2252
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MCCORMICK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2253
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: BOYD
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2254
    State: TEXAS
County: HUNT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2255
    State: GEORGIA
County: OGLETHORPE
Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2256
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2258
    State: TEXAS
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: FLATONIA
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2259
    State: TEXAS
County: WALLER
Subjurisdiction: HEMPSTEAD
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2260
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2261
    State: VIRGINIA
County: NOTTOWAY
Subjurisdiction:
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2269
    State: GEORGIA
County: MACON
Subjurisdiction: OGLETHORPE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2271
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SHENANDOAH
Subjurisdiction: WOODSTOCK
Annexation
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2274
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

08/09/99 - 99-2276
    State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-1723
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: SCOTTSDALE
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

08/10/99 - 99-1781
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: HOSCHTON
Annexation
Additional information received

08/10/99 - 99-2257
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: MONTEREY
Subjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY SERVICE AREA #100
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2262
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: LAKE PARK
Annexation
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2263
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LANCASTER
Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
Annexation
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2264
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2265
    State: ALABAMA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2266
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2267
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: GRAND CANE
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2268
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2270
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2272
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CADDO
Subjurisdiction: RODESSA
Method of selection (Police chief)
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2273
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

08/10/99 - 99-2275
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TENSAS
Subjurisdiction: TENSAS PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Referendum requirement
Submission received

08/11/99 - 97-3610
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION
Annexation
Resubmission received

08/11/99 - 98-0001
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION
Annexation
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-0880
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION
Annexation
Resubmission received

08/11/99 - 99-1292
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION
Annexation
Resubmission received

08/11/99 - 99-1650
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/11/99 - 99-1695
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: NASH
Subjurisdiction: NASHVILLE
Absentee Voting
Additional information received

08/11/99 - 99-2183
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction: ORANGEBURG COUNTY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT FIVE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/11/99 - 99-2232
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction: BILOXI
Voting method (Punch card)
Additional information received

08/11/99 - 99-2277
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/11/99 - 99-2278
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: MEADOWS PLACE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/11/99 - 99-2279
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PEORIA
Deannexation
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2280
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
Annexation
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2281
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWBERRY
Annexation
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2282
    State: ALABAMA
County: FAYETTE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2283
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2284
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARSHALL
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2285
    State: ALABAMA
County: CLAY
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received

08/11/99 - 99-2286
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting (Justice of the peace)
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2287
    State: GEORGIA
County: TOOMBS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/12/99 - 99-2288
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

08/12/99 - 99-2289
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: PLANO
Annexation
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2290
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction: SANCTUARY
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2291
    State: TEXAS
County: FREESTONE
Subjurisdiction: DEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2292
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2293
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: SUNFLOWER
Subjurisdiction: RULEVILLE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2294
    State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2295
    State: GEORGIA
County: DEKALB
Subjurisdiction: DORAVILLE
Special election procedures
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2297
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CLAIBORNE
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2298
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2299
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER PARISH PARI-MUTUEL LIVE RACING FACILITY ECONOMIC
REDEVELOPMENT & GAMING CONTROL ASSISTANCE DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2300
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST FELICIANA, WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction: FELICIANA JUVENILE JUSTICE DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2301
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: VILLAGE OF FOREST
Election administration
Submission received

08/12/99 - 99-2302
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Incorporation
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Police chief)
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
08/13/99 - 99-1590
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies
Joseph D. Rich

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

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