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

Notice Date: 01/21/2003

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: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Incorporation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0048

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Borough: SITKA
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0119

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: COCONINO ASSOCIATION FOR VOCATIONS, INDUSTRY, & TECHNOLOGY
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 01/16/2003
Method of election
Precinct
Election administration (Polling place procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3844

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5751

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5483

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5643

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0031

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0129

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: PEORIA
County: MARICOPA, YAVAPAI
Action Date: 01/07/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0084

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: SNOWFLAKE
County: NAVAJO
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0123

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: WELLTON
County: YUMA
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0120

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: WHITE MOUNTAIN LAKE SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICT #2
County: NAVAJO
Action Date: 01/10/2003
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0083

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ACWORTH
County: COBB
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0121

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: APPLING COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: APPLING
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0091

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BACON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BACON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0089

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0132

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: HEARD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HEARD
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0099

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0090

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MADISON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MADISON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0087

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MONROE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONROE
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0100

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0127

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORSYTH
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0110

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORSYTH
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0114

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: GORDON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0093

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0122

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MADISON
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0131

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Nonpartisan elections (Judgeship)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0126

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE CITY COURT
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 01/07/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0094

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MINDEN
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0102

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0113

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5764

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3400

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. BERNARD PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5560

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0117

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: MADISON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0082

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA
County: MARION
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5540

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0085

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0085

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: PRENTISS
Action Date: 01/09/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0125

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: WARREN
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5686

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: YALOBUSHA
Action Date: 01/16/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5763

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5789

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: MOUNT HOLLY
County: GASTON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0104

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: RAEFORD
County: HOKE
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-5506

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: RAEFORD
County: HOKE
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5691

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ANDERSON
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0101

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #3
County: CLARENDON
Action Date: 01/17/2003
Redistricting plan
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0134

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 01/08/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0088

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA
County: LEXINGTON, RICHLAND
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0107

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENWOOD
County: GREENWOOD
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0103

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 12/17/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5687

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5687

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5733

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0108

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LORIS
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4719

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LORIS
County: HORRY
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0106

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: SUMMERVILLE
County: CHARLESTON, DORCHESTER
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0095

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ALLENDALE
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Primary)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5639

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: JASPER
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0098

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0116

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ALVIN
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0111

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BLANCO
County: BLANCO
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0118

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CISCO
County: EASTLAND
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0115

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ELGIN
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0105

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GAINESVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0096

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Plurality vote requirement (Mayor)
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0112

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0109

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #82
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5748

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HUGHES SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CASS, MORRIS
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0130

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MELISSA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0097

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MISSOURI CITY
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 01/15/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2001-4078

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NORTHAMPTON MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 01/16/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5726

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 01/10/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5649

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5649

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SCHULENBURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 01/10/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0086

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: VAN ALSTYNE
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 01/13/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0092

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction: NORTON
Action Date: 01/14/2003
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0128

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: BUCKINGHAM
Action Date: 01/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0133

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

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