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

Notice Date: 03/18/2005

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: ALBERTVILLE
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0998

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1023

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 03/02/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0758

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: GULF SHORES
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 03/02/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0974

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SHEFFIELD
County: COLBERT
Action Date: 03/10/2005
Limited redistricting
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1014

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: TUSCALOOSA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1029

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Ballot format
Election administration
Election administration (Poll workers)
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Voting method (By-mail)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0392

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: AMPHITHEATER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No10
County: PIMA
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1009

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: COURT OF APPEALS
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Method of selection
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Number of officials (Judgeship)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1004

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: COURT OF APPEALS
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Number of officials (Judgeship)
Election administration
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1005

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: MORRISTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT No75
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1011

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: TANQUE VERDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No13
County: PIMA
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1037

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: WICKENBURG UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No9
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0966

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1013

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ALPHARETTA
County: FULTON
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1001

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DACULA
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0990

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
County: LUMPKIN
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1016

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1021

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GRAY
County: JONES
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0983

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GROVETOWN
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0967

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: HOLLY SPRINGS
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0962

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0535

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1018

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0322

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0417

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0736

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0961

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1022

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0965

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1012

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SUGAR HILL
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1020

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SUMMERVILLE
County: CHATTOOGA
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0184

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: TALIAFERRO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TALIAFERRO
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0978

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: TALLAPOOSA
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1031

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: OIL CITY
Parish: CADDO
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0165

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BOLTON
County: HINDS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0442

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BOLTON
County: HINDS
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0442

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: ELLISVILLE
County: JONES
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1000

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
County: RANKIN
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1030

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MADISON
County: MADISON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0976

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0973

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
County: UNION
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1002

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MOUNT HOLLY
County: GASTON
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1033

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSTON
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0986

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Election administration (Election challenge procedures)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0975

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Election administration (Election challenge procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0975

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Election administration (Election challenge procedures)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0975

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0959

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CAYCE
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1017

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0979

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Form of government
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1008

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: REIDVILLE
County: SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0992

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ABRAM
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 03/18/2005
Incorporation
Polling place (Designation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1041

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ALPINE
County: BREWSTER
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0977

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ARGYLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0384

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BAYTOWN
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0473

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BEDFORD
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1025

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BELTON
County: BELL
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0964

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BISSONNET MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Annexation
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0987

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BOSQUEVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0997

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA-FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1
County: BRAZORIA, FORT BEND
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0982

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BURNEY ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1035

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0989

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS, DENTON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0991

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CLAUDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ARMSTRONG
Action Date: 03/10/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0896

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COCKRELL HILL
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1028

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLLEYVILLE
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Voting method (Electronic)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0845

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1038

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD SHORES
County: BURNET
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0981

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COUPLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0963

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FARMERSVILLE
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 03/10/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0971

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FRISCO
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1010

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GARLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0988

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No155
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0972

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS-FORT BEND COUNTIES MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No5
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1039

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARTS BLUFF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TITUS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0338

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HASLET
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0999

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOLLIDAY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ARCHER, WICHITA
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0996

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HUTCHINSON COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: HUTCHINSON
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0985

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0957

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: JONESTOWN
County: TRAVIS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0984

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: JUSTIN
County: DENTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0969

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LOCKHART INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALDWELL
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0407

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: LYNN
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0968

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0956

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCKINNEY
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 03/18/2005
Annexation
Polling place (Location deleted)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1040

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW BRAUNFELS
County: COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1036

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PORT ARANSAS
County: ARANSAS, NUECES
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0955

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RIVER ROAD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POTTER
Action Date: 03/09/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0865

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RIVER ROAD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: POTTER
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-0865

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ROCKWALL
County: ROCKWALL
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1027

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SAINT HEDWIG
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0994

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CALDWELL, GUADALUPE, HAYS
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Polling place (Location deleted)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Board of trustees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0951

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: STAFFORD MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 03/08/2005
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0958

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE
County: BELL
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1007

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEATHERFORD
County: PARKER
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1024

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEST ORANGE
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0980

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WILMER-HUTCHINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1034

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HAYS
Action Date: 03/14/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0993

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HOWARD
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0960

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: RANDALL
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1026

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: CHARLOTTESVILLE
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1019

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 03/11/2005
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0970

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1003

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BATH
Action Date: 03/17/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1032

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DICKENSON
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1015

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HENRICO
Action Date: 03/15/2005
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-0995

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WISE
Action Date: 03/16/2005
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Joseph D. Rich
Chief, Voting Section
Submission Number: 2005-1006


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