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

Notice Date: 05/23/2003

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: GULF SHORES
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1720

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: LAKE VIEW
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1699

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SPRINGVILLE
County: ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1718

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SUMMERDALE
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1738

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: YAKUTAT BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Borough YAKUTAT
Action Date: 05/13/2003
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1694

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Borough MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1725

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1757

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: PHOENIX
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 05/23/2003
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Name change)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1459

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: YUMA
County: YUMA
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1690

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: YUBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT No1
County: YUBA
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4847

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BACONTON
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1538

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1704

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1704

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1741

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1704

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1741

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BRASELTON
County: BARROW, GWINNETT, HALL, JACKSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1750

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CLAYTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CLAYTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1747

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COVINGTON
County: NEWTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1742

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
County: HALL
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1713

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HAWKINSVILLE
County: PULASKI
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1714

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JACKSON
County: BUTTS
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1719

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1582

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1744

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1332

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1333

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
County: COBB
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1696

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MCINTOSH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MCINTOSH
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1726

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PEMBROKE
County: BRYAN
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1723

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SHARPSBURG
County: COWETA
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Special election procedures (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1707

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: THOMASTON
County: UPSON
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1729

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0765

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1344

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: COBB
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1695

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1732

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WALTON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1760

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WHEELER
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Precinct (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1722

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1383

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1751

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: AMITE CITY
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1687

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ARCADIA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2002-5734

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ARCADIA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1731

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LAFAYETTE
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1705

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: MOREHOUSE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1591

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PLAIN DEALING
Parish: BOSSIER
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1717

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINE
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1711

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No1
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1378

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: BIENVILLE
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1748

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Method of election
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-4861

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5408

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1724

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1689

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1688

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: CANTON
County: MADISON
Action Date: 05/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration
Voting method
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1708

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1749

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1734

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LAMAR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1710

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: NORTH BOLIVAR CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1686

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: ADAMS
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1616

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1612

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 05/15/2003
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1685

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: TIPPAH
Action Date: 05/23/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1306

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1700

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: WINSTON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1703

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FARMVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1728

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FAYETTEVILLE
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Annexation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1312

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: AIKEN
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1701

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BLUFFTON
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1730

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1737

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DENMARK-OLAR SCHOOL DISTRICT No2
County: BAMBERG
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1691

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1589

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1665

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1735

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JASPER
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1336

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: PAGELAND
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1740

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: ALLENDALE
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1016

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: FLORENCE
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1733

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CEDAR PARK
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Annexation
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1716

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROSS ROADS
County: DENTON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-1097

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROSS ROADS
County: DENTON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1663

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROSS ROADS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1
County: DENTON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1693

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON, KAUFMAN, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1746

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORNEY
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1755

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GRANITE SHOALS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1102

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GRANITE SHOALS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5638

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GRANITE SHOALS
County: BURNET
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0262

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No167
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1754

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No173
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1702

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No230
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1753

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KINGSVILLE
County: KLEBERG
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1745

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAKE VISTA RANCH MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1697

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAKE VISTA RANCH MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 05/16/2003
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1698

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No89
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1758

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: OAK POINT MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1
County: DENTON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1692

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PALESTINE
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0170

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: POST OAK BEND
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1736

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SEYMOUR
County: BAYLOR
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1739

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TRAVIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No13
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1759

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1134

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 05/22/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1756

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: MILAM
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1706

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: POTTER
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1727

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: WALKER
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Commissioners court)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1712

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1715

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: SUFFOLK
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1721

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LOUDOUN
Action Date: 05/15/2003
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1709

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MECKLENBURG
Action Date: 05/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1743

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1752

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/18/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1564

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Voter registration (Procedures)
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1561

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/20/2003
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1587

The Attorney General interposed an objection to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: NORTHAMPTON
Action Date: 05/19/2003
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Submission Number: 2002-5693


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

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