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

Notice Date: 07/07/2000

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 to 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/sec_5/notices.htm 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.


06/19/2000 - 1999-1590
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

06/28/2000 - 1999-1590
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

06/28/2000 - 2000-2663
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Political activity
Submission received

06/29/2000 - 2000-2662
    State: GEORGIA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: EDISON
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

06/29/2000 - 2000-2666
    State: ALABAMA
County: LAUDERDALE
Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Majority vote requirement
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Age requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Retain office)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Referendum requirement
Redistricting procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/30/2000 - 2000-1798
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Additional information received

06/30/2000 - 2000-2121
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Voter registration (Procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/30/2000 - 2000-2664
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction: ORANGEBURG COUNTY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT THREE
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

06/30/2000 - 2000-2665
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ANDERSON
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/30/2000 - 2000-2667
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA
Subjurisdiction: CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

07/02/2000 - 2000-0454
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Additional information received

07/02/2000 - 2000-1275
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Additional information received

07/02/2000 - 2000-2506
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Additional information received

07/02/2000 - 2000-2681
    State: TEXAS
County: COLORADO
Subjurisdiction: WEIMAR
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/2000 - 2000-2682
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting (Senate)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/2000 - 2000-2696
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction: SUPERIOR COURT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/2000 - 2000-2697
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARENGO
Subjurisdiction: THOMASTON
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/02/2000 - 2000-2699
    State: ALABAMA
County: CONECUH
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

07/02/2000 - 2000-2702
    State: ALABAMA
County: ESCAMBIA
Subjurisdiction: FLOMATON
Polling place
Submission received

07/02/2000 - 2000-2703
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 1993-0337
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN
Annexation
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-1468
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-1567
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN
Deannexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/03/2000 - 2000-1986
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
Annexation
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2085
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: OUACHITA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2100
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
Annexation
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2175
    State: GEORGIA
County: DECATUR
Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
Annexation
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2274
    State: ALABAMA
County: WINSTON
Subjurisdiction: HALEYVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2336
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: PEARL RIVER
Annexation
Resubmission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2351
    State: ALABAMA
County: PERRY
Subjurisdiction: MARION
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2368
    State: GEORGIA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Related submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2668
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: LYNCHBURG
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/03/2000 - 2000-2669
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALTON
Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2670
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2671
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2672
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LA SALLE
Subjurisdiction: TULLOS
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2673
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: SEALY
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2674
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2675
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2676
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2677
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HOKE
Subjurisdiction:
Nonpartisan elections (School districts)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/03/2000 - 2000-2678
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: OHATCHEE
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2679
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: SYLACAUGA
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2680
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: DAUPHIN ISLAND
Polling place (Added)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2683
    State: GEORGIA
County: DECATUR
Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2684
    State: GEORGIA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2686
    State: TEXAS
County: BOWIE
Subjurisdiction: NASH
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2692
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: FARMVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2693
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2695
    State: ALABAMA
County: GENEVA
Subjurisdiction: SAMSON
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2698
    State: ALABAMA
County: BULLOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Establishment of elected office
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2700
    State: ALABAMA
County: CRENSHAW
Subjurisdiction: LUVERNE
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2701
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2704
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: MORRIS
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2705
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2706
    State: GEORGIA
County: RICHMOND
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2707
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS, WALLER
Subjurisdiction: WALLER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2708
    State: TEXAS
County: WEBB
Subjurisdiction: LAREDO
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2715
    State: ALABAMA
County: COFFEE
Subjurisdiction: KINSTON
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2720
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: CHAMBERS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/03/2000 - 2000-2722
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2724
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2726
    State: ALABAMA
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction: OAKMAN
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2727
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2729
    State: GEORGIA
County: COLUMBIA
Subjurisdiction: GROVETOWN
Annexation
Submission received

07/03/2000 - 2000-2739
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HALIFAX
Subjurisdiction: WELDON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 1999-3048
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: ZACHARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Incorporation
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Concurrent terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule (Interim board)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures
General election (Date set)
Redistricting procedures
Resubmission received

07/05/2000 - 1999-3779
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: PLEASANT GARDEN
Annexation
Resubmission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-0362
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: PLEASANT GARDEN
Incorporation
Method of election
Form of government
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2052
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/05/2000 - 2000-2055
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON PARISH SUB-DISTRICT #1 OF CONSOLIDATED RECREATION &
COMMUNITY CENTER & PLAYGROUND DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2258
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: CHAPIN
Form of government (Council)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2356
    State: TEXAS
County: FRIO
Subjurisdiction: PEARSALL
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2358
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: ODENVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2368
    State: GEORGIA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2684
    State: GEORGIA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2687
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: ADAMSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2688
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2689
    State: ALABAMA
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: LANETT
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2690
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: COLLETON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2691
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHARLTON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2709
    State: GEORGIA
County: PAULDING
Subjurisdiction: PAULDING COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2710
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #2
Deannexation
Polling place
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2711
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: PFLUGERVILLE
Annexation
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2712
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCHISE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Punch card)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/05/2000 - 2000-2714
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: TUSCALOOSA
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2716
    State: GEORGIA
County: WALKER
Subjurisdiction: LA FAYETTE
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2717
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: TIMBER LANE UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2718
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/05/2000 - 2000-2719
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: PINE PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2721
    State: ALABAMA
County: COVINGTON
Subjurisdiction: ANDALUSIA
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2730
    State: GEORGIA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction: SUMTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/05/2000 - 2000-2731
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, ETOWAH
Subjurisdiction: SOUTHSIDE
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2732
    State: ALABAMA
County: CLARKE
Subjurisdiction: THOMASVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2734
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: TRINITY
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2735
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: ANNISTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2742
    State: ALABAMA
County: HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: TAYLOR
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2743
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2744
    State: TEXAS
County: HAYS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures
Submission received

07/05/2000 - 2000-2745
    State: GEORGIA
County: DADE
Subjurisdiction: TRENTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/2000 - 2000-1994
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: ROUND ROCK
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

07/06/2000 - 2000-2052
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/2000 - 2000-2713
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/06/2000 - 2000-2723
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON PARISH COMMUNITY CENTER & PLAYGROUND DISTRICT #12
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

07/06/2000 - 2000-2737
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (Election day activities)
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received

07/06/2000 - 2000-2740
    State: TEXAS
County: BELL
Subjurisdiction: BELTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/2000 - 2000-2741
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction: ROXIE
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

07/07/2000 - 2000-2052
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction: EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/07/2000 - 2000-2258
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEXINGTON
Subjurisdiction: CHAPIN
Form of government (Council)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
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:
06/30/2000 - 2000-1828
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CLEVELAND
Subjurisdiction: CLEVELAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Method of election (At large)
Plurality vote requirement
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule (Interim board)

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

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