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

Notice Date: 05/13/98

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 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").

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:


04/29/98 - 98-1023
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZOS, ROBERTSON
Subjurisdiction: BRYAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/01/98 - 98-1739
    State: TEXAS
County: HAYS
Subjurisdiction: WIMBERLEY, HAYS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICT #3
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/02/98 - 98-1777
    State: TEXAS
County: DAWSON
Subjurisdiction: LAMESA
Annexation
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1031
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #20
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/04/98 - 98-1723
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Joint election procedures
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1724
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: EDGEWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1731
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #26
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/04/98 - 98-1732
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #238
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/04/98 - 98-1741
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

05/04/98 - 98-1747
    State: TEXAS
County: PARMER
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-0992
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: HERNANDO
Annexation
Additional information received

05/05/98 - 98-1447
    State: ALABAMA
County: MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/05/98 - 98-1725
    State: GEORGIA
County: TALBOT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1726
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/05/98 - 98-1727
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1728
    State: GEORGIA
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: HINESVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1729
    State: GEORGIA
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction:
Nonpartisan elections
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1730
    State: ALASKA
Borough: MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Subjurisdiction: WASILLA
Election administration
Special election procedures
Submission received

05/05/98 - 98-1740
    State: TEXAS
County: EL PASO
Subjurisdiction: EL PASO COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT-WESTWAY
General election (cancelled)
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1303
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1689
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1733
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: ALLEN
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1734
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1735
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1736
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #5
Absentee voting (location changed)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/06/98 - 98-1737
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SPRING WEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1738
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #150
Absentee voting (location changed)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/06/98 - 98-1743
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction: FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT #4
Election administration
Submission received

05/06/98 - 98-1749
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #214
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Election administration (notice procedures)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/06/98 - 98-1750
    State: GEORGIA
County: DAWSON
Subjurisdiction:
Establishment of elected office
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/06/98 - 98-1751
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/07/98 - 98-0992
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: HERNANDO
Annexation
Additional information received

05/07/98 - 98-1057
    State: TEXAS
County: BELL
Subjurisdiction: SALADO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/07/98 - 98-1742
    State: TEXAS
County: BELL, MILAM
Subjurisdiction: HOLLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/07/98 - 98-1744
    State: TEXAS
County: PANOLA
Subjurisdiction: CARTHAGE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/07/98 - 98-1745
    State: TEXAS
County: COOKE
Subjurisdiction: MUENSTER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/07/98 - 98-1746
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: SUNNYSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #12
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/07/98 - 98-1756
    State: GEORGIA
County: DEKALB
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (assigned to new precinct)
Submission received

05/08/98 - 95-4077
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BAKER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Number of officials
Resubmission received

05/08/98 - 98-1748
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Annexation
Submission received

05/08/98 - 98-1748
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Act Number: 264 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Act Number: 270 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Act Number: 368 Act Date: 1998
Precinct
Act Number: 369 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures (enabling legislation)
Act Number: 382 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions
Act Number: 416 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions

05/08/98 - 98-1753
    State: GEORGIA
County: BAKER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/08/98 - 98-1754
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LANCASTER
Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
Deannexation
Submission received

05/08/98 - 98-1755
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PRINCE WILLIAM
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Submission received

05/08/98 - 98-1757
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct
Submission received

05/08/98 - 98-1758
    State: TEXAS
County: COMANCHE
Subjurisdiction: COMANCHE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Joint election procedures
Submission received

05/08/98 - 98-1759
    State: TEXAS
County: COMANCHE
Subjurisdiction: SIDNEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Joint election procedures
Submission received

05/11/98 - 97-3795
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction: MCCOMB
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Precinct (added)
Polling place (added)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/11/98 - 98-1278
    State: TEXAS
County: GONZALES
Subjurisdiction: GONZALES COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received

05/11/98 - 98-1280
    State: TEXAS
County: BREWSTER, PRESIDIO
Subjurisdiction: BIG BEND REGIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

05/11/98 - 98-1424
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1575
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/11/98 - 98-1696
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
Annexation
Related submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1761
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1762
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1763
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CHARLES
Annexation
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1764
    State: TEXAS
County: ECTOR
Subjurisdiction: ECTOR COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1765
    State: TEXAS
County: ECTOR
Subjurisdiction: ECTOR COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1766
    State: GEORGIA
County: CARROLL
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
Annexation
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1767
    State: GEORGIA
County: HABERSHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1768
    State: VIRGINIA
County: MATHEWS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1769
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: EDGEFIELD
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/11/98 - 98-1770
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
Annexation
Submission received

05/11/98 - 98-1771
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 654 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (sheriff)
Act Number: 898 Act Date: 1998
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Act Number: 905 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures (fees)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/11/98 - 98-1772
    State: VIRGINIA
County: CAMPBELL
Subjurisdiction: TIMBERLAKE WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1397
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO, STARR
Subjurisdiction: SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Voting method (electronic)
Additional information received

05/12/98 - 98-1773
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: WINTERVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1774
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: VANCE
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1775
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1776
    State: TEXAS
County: HAYS
Subjurisdiction: BUDA
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1778
    State: GEORGIA
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/12/98 - 98-1779
    State: TEXAS
County: BURNET
Subjurisdiction: MARBLE FALLS
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1780
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1781
    State: VIRGINIA
County: PULASKI
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1782
    State: GEORGIA
County: CANDLER
Subjurisdiction: METTER
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1783
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILA BEND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #24
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/12/98 - 98-1784
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #80
Polling place (changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/12/98 - 98-1785
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
Special election procedures
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1789
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CAMDEN, PASQUOTANK
Subjurisdiction: ELIZABETH CITY
Annexation
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1790
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 564 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (retain
office)
Submission received

05/13/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

05/13/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/13/98 - 98-1397
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO, STARR
Subjurisdiction: SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Voting method (electronic)
Additional information received

05/13/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

05/13/98 - 98-1691
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Related submission received

05/13/98 - 98-1786
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN BROOK
Annexation
Submission received

05/13/98 - 98-1787
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/13/98 - 98-1788
    State: GEORGIA
County: HANCOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (added)
Submission received


The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
05/11/98 - 93-3129
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation

05/11/98 - 93-4170
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation


The Attorney General withdrew the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
05/07/98 - 87-3282
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 492 Act Date: 1986
Boundary changes (school districts)

05/07/98 - 88-4035
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 379 Act Date: 1977
Boundary changes (school districts)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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