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

Notice Date: 06/26/2003

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: HARPERSVILLE
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2084

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2061

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2109

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1809

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2074

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1809

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2074

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: VALLEY GRANDE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2129

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: LAUDERDALE
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2114

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2135

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2060

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SPRINGERVILLE
County: APACHE
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2091

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Voter registration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2117

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1975

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MONTEREY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2103

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: AMERICUS
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Powers and duties
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2106

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ARCADE
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2094

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BARNESVILLE
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2124

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CATOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CATOOSA
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Method of election (At large)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2098

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CENTERVILLE
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1329

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CENTERVILLE
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1901

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1653

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2115

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2080

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2081

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ELLAVILLE
County: SCHLEY
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Incorporation
Powers and duties
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2120

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FAIRMOUNT
County: GORDON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2093

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FORSYTH
County: MONROE
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2097

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FORT VALLEY
County: PEACH
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2132

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GRAYSON
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1780

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GRAYSON
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2092

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HINESVILLE
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2059

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2064

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOCUST GROVE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2082

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOWNDES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2119

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LULA
County: BANKS, HALL
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2116

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MARTIN
County: STEPHENS
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2110

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Form of government (Council-manager)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2063

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MONROE
County: WALTON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Added)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2105

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MORROW
County: CLAYTON
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2077

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: NEWTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2072

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: POOLER
County: CHATHAM
Action Date: 06/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2056

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: QUITMAN
County: BROOKS
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2099

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: RAY CITY
County: BERRIEN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2089

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: COOK
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2067

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: COWETA
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2062

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HALL
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Establishment of elected office
Term of office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2090

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2118

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MARION
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Powers and duties
Election administration
Compensation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2113

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Powers and duties
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2107

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2131

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1751

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ARCADIA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1731

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LECOMPTE-LAMOURIE-WOODWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT No57
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 05/27/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2130

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: SHREVEPORT
Parish: BOSSIER, CADDO
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2136

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON PARISH RESERVOIR DISTRICT
Parish: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Creation of special district
Powers and duties
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2128

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CONCORDIA
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1293

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: EAST CARROLL
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1295

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1298

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2075

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2079

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Election administration (Help America Vote Act)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2127

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1994

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1994

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: HANCOCK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HANCOCK
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2126

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LAMAR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1710

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: JONES
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2123

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: PEARL RIVER
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1829

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: RANKIN
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2073

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2076

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MONROE
County: UNION
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2133

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BENNETTSVILLE
County: MARLBORO
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2101

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Partisan elections
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2066

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DENMARK-OLAR SCHOOL DISTRICT No2
County: BAMBERG
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2111

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DILLON
County: DILLON
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2121

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DUNCAN
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2134

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2087

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HARDEEVILLE
County: JASPER
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2108

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HILTON HEAD No1 PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Method of election
Districting plan
Plurality vote requirement
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2137

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MARION
County: MARION
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0618

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NORTH AUGUSTA
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2030

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NORTH AUGUSTA
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2037

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NORTH AUGUSTA
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2104

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: SENECA
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 06/26/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2001-2541

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: SENECA
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 06/26/2003
Annexation
Other
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1396

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: GEORGETOWN
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2122

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: HORRY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2096

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2085

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BLANCO COUNTY SOUTH LIBRARY DISTRICT
County: BLANCO
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2102

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CEDAR PARK
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1716

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLLEYVILLE
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Runoff election (Date set)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1640

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No147
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2058

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No222
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2068

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No397
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Creation of special district
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Bilingual procedures
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2078

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PHARR
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2057

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2065

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WOODCREEK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2069

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BRAZOS
Action Date: 06/20/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2070

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1619

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-2100

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Added)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2088

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: MILAM
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-1706

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: NOLAN
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2125

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: POTTER
Action Date: 06/25/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2112

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: RED RIVER
Action Date: 05/07/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1635

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: RED RIVER
Action Date: 06/16/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1635

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1788

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/19/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2071

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: ALLEGHANY
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2095

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FAIRFAX
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2086

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: GOOCHLAND
Action Date: 06/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-2083

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

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ROSEDALE
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Numbered positions adopted
Submission Number: 2003-1530

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission Number: 2003-1468

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 06/24/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission Number: 2003-1467


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

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