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

Notice Date: 10/23/98

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").

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:


09/29/98 - 97-3795
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction: MCCOMB
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Precinct (added)
Polling place (added)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

10/05/98 - 98-3510
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: ALEKNAGIK
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

10/07/98 - 98-2798
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Notice of withdrawal

10/09/98 - 98-3477
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-2902
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3212
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3483
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: KENNEDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3484
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (consolidation)
Polling place (location deleted)
Submission received

10/13/98 - 98-3485
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3478
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON, SHELBY, ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: LEEDS
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3479
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: ZACHARY
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3480
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3481
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #8
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/98 - 98-3482
    State: TEXAS
County: KAUFMAN
Subjurisdiction: KAUFMAN COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #6
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/14/98 - 98-3486
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Annexation
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-2892
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Additional information received

10/15/98 - 98-3133
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Additional information received

10/15/98 - 98-3449
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction: LUGOFF
Incorporation
Additional information received

10/15/98 - 98-3488
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-3489
    State: TEXAS
County: JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: ALVARADO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-3490
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FAIRFIELD
Subjurisdiction: WINNSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-3491
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #47
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-3493
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: DE SOTO PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #9
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-3494
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: HEFLIN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-3495
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/15/98 - 98-3500
    State: TEXAS
County: VAL VERDE
Subjurisdiction: VAL VERDE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Precinct (deconsolidation)
Polling place
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-3501
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CLEVELAND, GASTON
Subjurisdiction: KINGS MOUNTAIN
Redistricting plan
Submission received

10/15/98 - 98-3503
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (name change)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received

10/16/98 - 98-2957
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Election administration
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Campaign financing provisions (contribution limits)
Campaign financing provisions (disclosure requirements)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/16/98 - 98-3122
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS-FORT BEND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #100
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

10/16/98 - 98-3487
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation
Submission received

10/16/98 - 98-3492
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

10/16/98 - 98-3496
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Voter registration (procedures)
Submission received

10/16/98 - 98-3499
    State: TEXAS
County: DAWSON
Subjurisdiction: LAMESA
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-2926
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: SABINE
Subjurisdiction: MANY
Annexation
Related submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3268
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
Annexation
Related submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3497
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: SABINE
Subjurisdiction: MANY
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3504
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: YALOBUSHA
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3505
    State: TEXAS
County: GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3506
    State: TEXAS
County: ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3507
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: ROBERTSDALE
Election administration
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3508
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLQUITT
Subjurisdiction: DOERUN
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3509
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3511
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3512
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: DE RIDDER
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3513
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
Annexation
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3514
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS, JOHNSON, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: MANSFIELD
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3516
    State: TEXAS
County: RAINS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3517
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/19/98 - 98-3518
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, FANNIN, HUNT
Subjurisdiction: LEONARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3519
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/19/98 - 98-3522
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 149 Act Date: 1998
Voter registration (national voter registration act)
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3532
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/19/98 - 98-3533
    State: ALABAMA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received

10/19/98 - 98-3534
    State: TEXAS
County: CALDWELL
Subjurisdiction:
General election
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-0235
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Resubmission received

10/20/98 - 98-0768
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Resubmission received

10/20/98 - 98-1150
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-2228
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Resubmission received

10/20/98 - 98-2887
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: NESHOBA
Subjurisdiction: PHILADELPHIA
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received

10/20/98 - 98-2913
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: AYNOR
Annexation
Related submission received

10/20/98 - 98-2957
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Election administration
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Campaign financing provisions (contribution limits)
Campaign financing provisions (disclosure requirements)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/20/98 - 98-2964
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/20/98 - 98-3158
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
Annexation
Related submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3462
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: MILLBROOK
Annexation
Related submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3497
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: SABINE
Subjurisdiction: MANY
Annexation
Additional information received

10/20/98 - 98-3520
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3521
    State: TEXAS
County: JONES, TAYLOR
Subjurisdiction: ABILENE
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3523
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3524
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: MILLBROOK
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3525
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3526
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: COVINGTON
Subjurisdiction: MOUNT OLIVE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3527
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: FORT OGLETHORPE
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3528
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: CULLEN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #6
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/20/98 - 98-3529
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARSHALL
Subjurisdiction: GRANT
Annexation
Submission received

10/20/98 - 98-3530
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: DIXIE INN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #7
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/20/98 - 98-3531
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CATAHOULA
Subjurisdiction: CATAHOULA PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/21/98 - 98-3032
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CITY
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/21/98 - 98-3057
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: AVOYELLES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (deleted)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

10/21/98 - 98-3137
    State: TEXAS
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction: PARIS
Annexation
Additional information received

10/21/98 - 98-3203
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: ENNIS
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/21/98 - 98-3247
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD
Annexation
Additional information received

10/21/98 - 98-3333
    State: TEXAS
County: KENDALL, KERR
Subjurisdiction: COMFORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/21/98 - 98-3535
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

10/21/98 - 98-3536
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ALCORN
Subjurisdiction: FARMINGTON
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

10/21/98 - 98-3539
    State: ALASKA
Borough: MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Subjurisdiction: WASILLA
Annexation
Submission received

10/21/98 - 98-3540
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/21/98 - 98-3541
    State: TEXAS
County: CROCKETT
Subjurisdiction: CROCKETT COUNTY CONSOLIDATED COMMON SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

10/22/98 - 98-3247
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD
Annexation
Additional information received

10/22/98 - 98-3538
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

10/22/98 - 98-3542
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MCCORMICK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/22/98 - 98-3543
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LANCASTER
Subjurisdiction: KERSHAW
Method of election (single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/22/98 - 98-3545
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, DENTON, TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: GRAPEVINE
Boundary changes
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested


The Attorney General declined to withdraw the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
10/19/98 - 97-0879
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARTIN
Subjurisdiction: ST. MARTINVILLE
Redistricting plan


The Attorney General withdrew the objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
10/21/98 - 98-1365
    State: TEXAS
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies (judgeship)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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