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

Notice Date: 02/21/2003

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: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5854

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0489

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: LEEDS SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON, SHELBY, ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Incorporation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5856

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: NORTHPORT
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0464

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: YAKUTAT
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0490

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: MURPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #21
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Special election procedures (Lieutenant governor)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0465

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 02/21/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0523

CALIFORNIA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Voter registration
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0065

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: GENEVA
County: TALBOT
Action Date: 02/13/2003
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0479

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: GENEVA
County: TALBOT
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0479

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 02/18/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0077

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0514

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHATHAM
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0140

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0518

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CONCORDIA
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0502

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Method of election
Numbered positions adopted
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4861

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5408

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: PETAL
County: FORREST
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0515

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0512

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: HARNETT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARNETT
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0470

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: REIDSVILLE
County: ROCKINGHAM
Action Date: 01/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0513

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0500

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HARNETT
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0469

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: BURNETTOWN
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 02/12/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0482

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Election administration (Election day activities)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0472

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #56
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Election administration (Election day activities)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0473

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: SENECA
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0072

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: SENECA
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2001-2541

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ABERNATHY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HALE, HUDSPETH, LUBBOCK, REEVES, SAN SABA
Action Date: 02/13/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0480

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ANSON
County: JONES
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0491

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BAYTOWN
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0477

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BAYTOWN
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0477

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0486

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BEDFORD
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0476

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BOERNE
County: KENDALL
Action Date: 02/07/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0466

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BRYAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZOS, ROBERTSON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0521

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0497

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: COLEMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: COLEMAN
Action Date: 02/13/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0471

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: CONROE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0519

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: COPPERAS COVE
County: CORYELL, LAMPASAS
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0522

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Limited redistricting
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0302

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FARMERSVILLE
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0517

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FROST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ELLIS
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0182

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Annexation
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0503

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0516

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: HUNT
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0493

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HALLSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRISON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0492

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #106
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0498

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HAYS TRINITY GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
County: HAYS
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0487

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD PARK
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0520

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: JOURDANTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4922

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: KILLEEN
County: BELL
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0510

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LORENA
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0483

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LOVEJOY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0506

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MURPHY
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0481

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: NAZARETH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CASTRO
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0509

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PALESTINE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0508

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PASADENA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0467

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0496

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PILOT POINT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0511

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PLAINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: YOAKUM
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0507

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PORT OF BEAUMONT NAVIGATION DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0478

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PRINCETON
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0501

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: RANKIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UPTON
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0474

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ROBSTOWN
County: NUECES
Action Date: 02/17/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0475

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Deleted)
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0504

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0468

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0468

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SHADY SHORES
County: DENTON
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0505

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SPRING BRANCH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0499

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: VIDOR
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 02/19/2003
Special election procedures (City council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0488

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0485

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: GRAYSON
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0286

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction: SUFFOLK
Action Date: 02/14/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0463

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 02/20/2003
Voter registration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0378

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

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: SULLIGENT
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 02/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission Number: 2002-5846

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: NORTH
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 02/21/2003
Annexation
Submission Number: 2002-5306

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

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