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

Notice Date: 05/22/98

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:


05/04/98 - 98-1710
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: CLEAR CREEK WATERSHED REGIONAL FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/11/98 - 97-1290
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: LAKEVIEW
Incorporation
Resubmission received

05/11/98 - 98-0482
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: SOUTH LAFOURCHE LEVEE DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Election administration
Special election procedures (tax)
Resubmission received

05/11/98 - 98-1459
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Subjurisdiction: SOUTH LAFOURCHE LEVEE DISTRICT
Boundary changes
Submission received

05/12/98 - 98-1482
    State: TEXAS
County: CORYELL, LAMPASAS
Subjurisdiction: COPPERAS COVE
Runoff election (date set)
Additional information received

05/12/98 - 98-1673
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/13/98 - 97-3836
    State: ARIZONA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 5 Act Date: 1997
Voter assistance procedures
Absentee voting
Additional information received

05/13/98 - 98-1099
    State: GEORGIA
County: ROCKDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Procedures for filling vacancies (commission)
Related submission received

05/13/98 - 98-1795
    State: GEORGIA
County: ROCKDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/14/98 - 95-0911
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BEAUMONT
Annexation
Submission received

05/14/98 - 98-1001
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BEAUMONT
Polling place (changed)
Special election procedures (charter amendment)
Resubmission received

05/14/98 - 98-1252
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
General election (date change)
Additional information received

05/14/98 - 98-1288
    State: TEXAS
County: VAN ZANDT
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/14/98 - 98-1291
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/14/98 - 98-1796
    State: TEXAS
County: FREESTONE
Subjurisdiction: WORTHAM
Polling place (changed)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/14/98 - 98-1799
    State: TEXAS
County: PECOS
Subjurisdiction: IRAAN
Special election procedures (runoff)
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1413
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

05/15/98 - 98-1564
    State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation
Related submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1795
    State: GEORGIA
County: ROCKDALE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/15/98 - 98-1800
    State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1801
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1802
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1803
    State: TEXAS
County: PECOS
Subjurisdiction: IRAAN-SHEFFIELD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/15/98 - 98-1804
    State: GEORGIA
County: FORSYTH
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1805
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1806
    State: TEXAS
County: GRAY
Subjurisdiction: LEFORS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1807
    State: ALABAMA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Political activity
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1808
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MARLBORO
Subjurisdiction: BENNETTSVILLE
Nonpartisan elections
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1809
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: MCCORMICK
Subjurisdiction: MCCORMICK
Annexation
Submission received

05/15/98 - 98-1810
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/15/98 - 98-1811
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: LITCHFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #79
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1181
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ATTALA
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan (board of supervisors)
Redistricting plan (justice court)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1345
    State: TEXAS
County: CONCHO
Subjurisdiction: CONCHO COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received

05/18/98 - 98-1435
    State: GEORGIA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Additional information received

05/18/98 - 98-1812
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ROBESON
Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
Annexation
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1813
    State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1814
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARSHALL
Subjurisdiction: GUNTERSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1815
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction: WRANGELL
Special election procedures (referendum)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1816
    State: GEORGIA
County: WORTH
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1817
    State: GEORGIA
County: CLARKE
Subjurisdiction: WINTERVILLE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1818
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1819
    State: GEORGIA
County: ATKINSON
Subjurisdiction: ATKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1820
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWBERRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Nonpartisan elections
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1821
    State: GEORGIA
County: BRANTLEY
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1822
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 947 Act Date: 1998
Polling place
Voter registration
Voter registration (procedures)
Ballot format
Election administration
Election administration (election challenge procedures)
Election administration (poll workers)
Voting method (electronic)
Voting method (optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/18/98 - 98-1825
    State: GEORGIA
County: BROOKS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1827
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CLAIBORNE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/18/98 - 98-1862
    State: GEORGIA
County: BARROW, GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 84-0563
    State: TEXAS
County: GREGG
Subjurisdiction: GREGG COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

05/19/98 - 97-3047
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: ANNISTON
Deannexation
Resubmission received

05/19/98 - 97-3681
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: ANNISTON
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-0627
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
Annexation
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Additional information received

05/19/98 - 98-1232
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO
Subjurisdiction: COCONINO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (changed)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1417
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1518
    State: TEXAS
County: VAL VERDE
Subjurisdiction: VAL VERDE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Polling place (consolidation)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1585
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/19/98 - 98-1728
    State: GEORGIA
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: HINESVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1823
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: HOLLY RIDGE
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

05/19/98 - 98-1823
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: HOLLY RIDGE
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1824
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: LAKE PARK
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1826
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHEROKEE
Subjurisdiction: CEDAR BLUFF
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1828
    State: GEORGIA
County: BAKER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1829
    State: GEORGIA
County: BANKS, HABERSHAM
Subjurisdiction: BALDWIN
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1830
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1831
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: COTTON VALLEY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #8
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1832
    State: GEORGIA
County: BANKS, JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: MAYSVILLE
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1833
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SPOTSYLVANIA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1834
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: SIENNA PLANTATION MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #2
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1835
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1837
    State: TEXAS
County: CASTRO
Subjurisdiction: NAZARETH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1838
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: SABINE PASS PORT AUTHORITY
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1839
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1840
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #46
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1845
    State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: MONTICELLO
Annexation
Submission received

05/19/98 - 98-1848
    State: GEORGIA
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: HINESVILLE
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/19/98 - 98-1857
    State: ALABAMA
County: MONROE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/20/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 96-3256
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/20/98 - 98-1226
    State: GEORGIA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 98-1382
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 98-1406
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 98-1474
    State: ALASKA
Borough: ALEUTIANS EAST
Subjurisdiction: KING COVE
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

05/20/98 - 98-1836
    State: GEORGIA
County: WILCOX
Subjurisdiction: PITTS
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/20/98 - 98-1841
    State: GEORGIA
County: CANDLER
Subjurisdiction: PULASKI
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/20/98 - 98-1842
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: PICKENS
Subjurisdiction: PICKENS
Annexation
Submission received

05/20/98 - 98-1843
    State: TEXAS
County: EL PASO
Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
Special election procedures (runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/20/98 - 98-1844
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction: BLUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

05/20/98 - 98-1846
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: NOXUBEE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

05/20/98 - 98-1847
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALTON
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1224
    State: TEXAS
County: ECTOR, MIDLAND
Subjurisdiction: ODESSA
Annexation
Additional information received

05/21/98 - 98-1279
    State: TEXAS
County: BASTROP, CALDWELL, HAYS, TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: BARTON SPRINGS-EDWARDS AQUIFER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Precinct (consolidation)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (consolidation)
Absentee voting (additional location)
Absentee voting (procedures)
Special election procedures (referendum)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/21/98 - 98-1590
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation
Related submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1849
    State: GEORGIA
County: COWETA
Subjurisdiction: NEWNAN
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1850
    State: GEORGIA
County: FULTON
Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/21/98 - 98-1851
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LEAKE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1852
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1853
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: UNION
Subjurisdiction: UNION PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/21/98 - 98-1854
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (additional location)
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1858
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DALLAS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1859
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: MEADOWS
Election administration
Submission received

05/21/98 - 98-1860
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLUMBIA
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

05/22/98 - 98-0739
    State: TEXAS
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: MEMPHIS
Special election procedures (referendum)
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/22/98 - 98-1579
    State: TEXAS
County: HALL
Subjurisdiction: MEMPHIS
Bilingual procedures (spanish language)
Submission received

05/22/98 - 98-1861
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received


The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
05/18/98 - 98-1125
    State: ARIZONA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (national voter registration act)


The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
05/20/98 - 97-3787
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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