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

Notice Date: 09/22/2003

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: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2917

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2920

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3419

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2917

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2920

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3419

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3427

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: BERRY
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3423

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: COURTLAND
County: LAWRENCE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3406

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: NORTHPORT
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3396

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: OPELIKA
County: LEE
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3376

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: RIVERSIDE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3432

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: RUSSELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: RUSSELL
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Method of election
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-1818

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ST. FLORIAN
County: LAUDERDALE
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3359

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: STEVENSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3420

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3366

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3434

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3057

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SAN LUIS
County: YUMA
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3403

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
County: KINGS
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3252

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
County: YUBA
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3392

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ALMA
County: BACON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2723

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ATLANTA
County: DEKALB, FULTON
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Election administration
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3378

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BUFORD
County: GWINNETT, HALL
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3358

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CAIRO
County: GRADY
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Limited redistricting
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3430

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COLLEGE PARK
County: CLAYTON, FULTON
Action Date: 09/08/2003
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3380

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COLLEGE PARK
County: CLAYTON, FULTON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-3380

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
County: LUMPKIN
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3390

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DANVILLE
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Election administration
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3394

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DANVILLE
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Election administration
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3394

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: EASTMAN
County: DODGE
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3422

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: IVEY
County: WILKINSON
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3361

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSONVILLE
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Election administration
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3398

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSONVILLE
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Election administration
Voting method (Touch screen)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3398

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MUSCOGEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MUSCOGEE
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3363

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: NEWNAN
County: COWETA
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3364

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PINE LAKE
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-0326

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SOPERTON
County: TREUTLEN
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3433

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SPARKS
County: COOK
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3371

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SUWANEE
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 08/26/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2698

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: THOMASTON
County: UPSON
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3431

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: TOOMSBORO
County: WILKINSON
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3372

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WALTHOURVILLE
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Machine)
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-3246

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3402

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHATTAHOOCHEE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3381

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3373

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3424

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HENRY
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3367

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Precinct (Deleted)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3374

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3415

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MUSCOGEE
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3426

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: PULASKI
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3404

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: STEWART
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3395

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 09/08/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-1383

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ST. HELENA PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT No1
Parish: ST. HELENA
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3411

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2580

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2584

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: PERRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PERRY
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Added)
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3382

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: ROLLING FORK
County: SHARKEY
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3360

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3417

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CREEDMOOR
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3322

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CREEDMOOR
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3409

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HAVELOCK
County: CRAVEN
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Term of office (Four years)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3393

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WADESBORO
County: ANSON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Compensation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2843

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 08/06/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2429

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 09/05/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3379

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: WAYNE
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3397

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/09/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3399

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/09/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3400

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/09/2003
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3401

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No3
County: CLARENDON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0134

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3408

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: COLLETON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3418

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: KERSHAW
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3391

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: AMARILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3429

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BASTROP
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 09/10/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3355

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BEDFORD
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3421

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CEDAR PARK
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3410

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY CONSOLIDATED HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3387

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ENNIS
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3425

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No14
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3369

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GUADALUPE COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT No1
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Creation of special district
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3405

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HAMSHIRE FANNETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3407

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No27
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2599

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No84
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3375

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KELLER
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3370

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAKE TRAVIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2983

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NAVARRO COUNTY COURT AT LAW
County: NAVARRO
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3386

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PLANO
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3368

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SEGUIN
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 09/09/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2912

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: VALLEY VIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 09/17/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3428

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BURLESON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3414

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Candidate qualification procedures (Judgeship)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3416

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3412

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3388

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Redistricting plan (Commissioners court)
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3377

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3413

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: MOORE
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Abolishment of elected office (Constable)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2420

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 09/15/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3389

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3365

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3384

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3385

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BEDFORD
Action Date: 09/11/2003
Limited redistricting
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2913

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

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Voter registration (Procedures)
Submission Number: 2003-2434

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission Number: 2003-2339

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: JONES
Action Date: 09/12/2003
Election administration (Election day activities)
Submission Number: 2003-2400

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NORTH
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 09/16/2003
Annexation
Submission Number: 2002-5306


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

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