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

Notice Date: 10/24/2002

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: WINSTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WINSTON
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5204

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Bilingual procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5188

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: SURPRISE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5031

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
County: PIMA
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5207

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: APACHE
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5055

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5199

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5199

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ATLANTA BOARD OF EDUCATION
County: DEKALB, FULTON
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4586

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 1995-2443

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2000-4034

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2001-0814

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2001-1383

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2001-2909

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 1995-3297

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5186

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5190

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: TATTNALL
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5184

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5193

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: GRETNA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5192

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5200

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: ST. MARY PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT #5
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5202

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-3587

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5195

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WESTWEGO
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5215

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JACKSON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-3277

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JACKSON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5191

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Realignment)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-3586

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5194

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: PICAYUNE
County: PEARL RIVER
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5174

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHOCTAW
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3890

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: COVINGTON
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5217

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5049

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: OKTIBBEHA
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5178

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: QUITMAN
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Precinct
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4831

NEW MEXICO  Subjurisdiction:
County: SOCORRO
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4751

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4681

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4890

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5185

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5108

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: COWPENS
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5209

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ELLOREE
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5210

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: JOHNSONVILLE
County: FLORENCE
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4876

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LYMAN
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5205

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HAMPTON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5203

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BASTROP
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5181

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BIG SPRING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HOWARD
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5179

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #1
County: DENTON
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Dissolution of jurisdiction
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-4489

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #1
County: DENTON
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5212

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DRIPPING SPRINGS
County: HAYS
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5177

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4592

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4592

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4592

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 10/24/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4592

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LONGVIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GREGG
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5180

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOST PINES GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
County: BASTROP, LEE
Action Date: 09/11/2002
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4661

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PORTLAND
County: SAN PATRICIO
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5206

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SPRINGTOWN
County: PARKER
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5189

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: TIMPSON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Creation of special district
Polling place
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4454

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: ARCHER
Action Date: 10/17/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5196

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: ATASCOSA
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5201

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5172

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Absentee Voting
Ballot format
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5172

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: COMANCHE
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5175

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: DENTON
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4777

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5173

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 10/18/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5176

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5197

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5187

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: RAINS
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5182

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: RANDALL
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5208

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5211

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction: ALEXANDRIA
Action Date: 10/22/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-5198

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CAMPBELL
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5183

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PITTSYLVANIA
Action Date: 10/23/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2001-2026

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

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CONCORDIA
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission Number: 2002-4481

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 10/21/2002
Method of election (At large)
Number of officials
Full vote on elected body (Mayor)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission Number: 2002-4397

Joseph D. Rich
Chief, Voting Section
>

Updated August 6, 2015

Was this page helpful?

Was this page helpful?
Yes No