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

Notice Date: 07/31/98

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:


07/17/98 - 98-1515
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (added)
Resubmission received

07/20/98 - 98-2495
    State: TEXAS
County: VAN ZANDT
Subjurisdiction: VAN ZANDT COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #2
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/22/98 - 98-2496
    State: ALABAMA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/22/98 - 98-2497
    State: ARIZONA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 1 Act Date: 1998
Ballot format
Special election procedures (referendum)
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/22/98 - 98-2505
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: KINGS RIVER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Deannexation
Additional information received

07/23/98 - 98-2492
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: MONTEREY
Subjurisdiction: MONTEREY COUNTY SERVICE AREA #10
Annexation
Submission received

07/23/98 - 98-2493
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: GASTONIA
Annexation
Submission received

07/23/98 - 98-2494
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (name change)
Absentee voting (location changed)
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Election administration (notice procedures)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-1883
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

07/24/98 - 98-2018
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: PORT ISABEL SAN BENITO NAVIGATION DISTRICT
General election (date change)
Additional information received

07/24/98 - 98-2032
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/24/98 - 98-2283
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: SPANISH FORT
Annexation
Additional information received

07/24/98 - 98-2286
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/24/98 - 98-2333
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction: BENSON
Annexation
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2498
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2499
    State: ALABAMA
County: COLBERT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2500
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2501
    State: TEXAS
County: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: BRENHAM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2502
    State: ALABAMA
County: AUTAUGA, ELMORE
Subjurisdiction: PRATTVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2503
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HOKE
Subjurisdiction: RAEFORD
Annexation
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2508
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: OCONEE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2526
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/24/98 - 98-2537
    State: TEXAS
County: POTTER
Subjurisdiction: HIGHLAND PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 95-3610
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: UPPER CALHOUN RURAL COMMUNITY WATER DISTRICT
Districting plan
Special election procedures (referendum)
Resubmission received

07/27/98 - 98-0739
    State: TEXAS
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: MEMPHIS
Special election procedures (referendum)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-1579
    State: TEXAS
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: MEMPHIS
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Additional information received

07/27/98 - 98-1996
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2101
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (name change)
Additional information received

07/27/98 - 98-2265
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Precinct (added)
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2276
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
Annexation
Related submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2352
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: ANAHUAC INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee voting (additional location)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2414
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Related submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2456
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: RINGGOLD
Annexation
Related submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2506
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2509
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, FANNIN, HUNT
Subjurisdiction: LEONARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2510
    State: TEXAS
County: HENDERSON
Subjurisdiction: BROWNSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2511
    State: TEXAS
County: FANNIN
Subjurisdiction: LEONARD
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2512
    State: ALABAMA
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2513
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2516
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2522
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2523
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2524
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: MANASSAS
Precinct (added)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2525
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: DE SOTO
Subjurisdiction: STONEWALL
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2527
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Staggered terms
Staggered terms
Term of office (four years)
Term of office (five years)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2528
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CADDO
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2529
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2530
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: PEARL RIVER
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2531
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (consolidation)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2532
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2534
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #47
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2535
    State: TEXAS
County: GAINES
Subjurisdiction: LOOP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2536
    State: TEXAS
County: CHEROKEE, SMITH
Subjurisdiction: BULLARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2539
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON COUNTY PROGRESS AUTHORITY
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2544
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: BASILE
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2545
    State: TEXAS
County: FRANKLIN, HOPKINS
Subjurisdiction: MOUNT VERNON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2547
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY
Form of government (charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2549
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction: LA FAYETTE
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2550
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2551
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2559
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
Annexation
Additional information received

07/27/98 - 98-2559
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2566
    State: GEORGIA
County: CATOOSA
Subjurisdiction: RINGGOLD
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2567
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2568
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2569
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2570
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: KERSHAW
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2571
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BROWNSFIELD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2572
    State: GEORGIA
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2573
    State: TEXAS
County: SHERMAN
Subjurisdiction: STRATFORD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2574
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: ALLEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/27/98 - 98-2575
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2576
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2577
    State: TEXAS
County: NOLAN
Subjurisdiction: HIGHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2578
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: IOWA
Annexation
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2579
    State: ALASKA
Borough: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Subjurisdiction: NORTH POLE
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

07/27/98 - 98-2581
    State: GEORGIA
County: BULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: STATESBORO
Annexation
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-1986
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT COUNTY WATER DISTRICT VI-CHOCOWINITY/RICHLAND TOWNSHIP
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

07/28/98 - 98-2296
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received

07/28/98 - 98-2498
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

07/28/98 - 98-2538
    State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction: ROOSEVELT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2539
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON COUNTY PROGRESS AUTHORITY
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/98 - 98-2541
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (bond election)
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/28/98 - 98-2542
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2543
    State: TEXAS
County: HUNT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2552
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction: HALLSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2554
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: GRAND LAKES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 4
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2560
    State: VIRGINIA
County: ALBEMARLE
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (additional location)
Voter registration (hours)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2561
    State: GEORGIA
County: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: SANDERSVILLE
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2562
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2564
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction: POPLARVILLE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

07/28/98 - 98-2565
    State: GEORGIA
County: CARROLL, DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction: VILLA RICA
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-1685
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Voter registration
Bilingual procedures
Notice of withdrawal

07/29/98 - 98-1868
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: SCOTT
Annexation
Resubmission received

07/29/98 - 98-2314
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: STAFFORD MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/29/98 - 98-2336
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Precinct (realignment)
Additional information received

07/29/98 - 98-2431
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: SCOTT
Annexation
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-2548
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAUDERDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-2555
    State: GEORGIA
County: OCONEE
Subjurisdiction:
Compensation
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-2556
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/29/98 - 98-2557
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: LEWISVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-2558
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: FRISCO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/29/98 - 98-2580
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2060
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: PROSPERITY
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2076
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: WATAUGA
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Additional information received

07/30/98 - 98-2077
    State: GEORGIA
County: BARROW
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (deleted)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (added)
Additional information received

07/30/98 - 98-2128
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received

07/30/98 - 98-2350
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: NORTH EAST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2351
    State: TEXAS
County: BANDERA, BEXAR, MEDINA
Subjurisdiction: NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2377
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (assigned to new precinct)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2395
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FAIRFAX
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2484
    State: FLORIDA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (name change)
Additional information received

07/30/98 - 98-2582
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2583
    State: ALASKA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction: KENAI
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2584
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2587
    State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2588
    State: TEXAS
County: LLANO
Subjurisdiction: LLANO ESTACADO GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2589
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #5
Annexation
Submission received

07/30/98 - 98-2590
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ALLENDALE
Subjurisdiction: ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Number of officials
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/30/98 - 98-2591
    State: VIRGINIA
County: BATH
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (registrars hours)
Submission received

07/31/98 - 98-1764
    State: TEXAS
County: ECTOR
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (location deleted)
Additional information received

07/31/98 - 98-1984
    State: ARIZONA
County: APACHE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Election administration (notice procedures)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

07/31/98 - 98-2002
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
Annexation
Additional information received


The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
07/27/98 - 98-1919
    State: FLORIDA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 120 Act Date: 1998
Voter registration (procedures)
Act Number: 129 Act Date: 1998
Purge/reidentification of voters
Voter registration
Voter registration (procedures)
Absentee voting
Absentee voting (procedures)
Election administration

07/27/98 - 98-1927
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)

07/27/98 - 98-1966
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (referendum)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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