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

Notice Date: 07/10/98

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").

Notices of preclearance can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/noticepg.html 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:


06/29/98 - 96-2219
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Annexation
General election (cancelled)
Additional information received

06/29/98 - 98-1598
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: GRENADA
Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/29/98 - 98-2111
    State: GEORGIA
County: HARALSON
Subjurisdiction: WACO
Annexation
Submission received

06/30/98 - 98-2289
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 139 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Act Number: 142 Act Date: 1998
Other
Act Number: 168 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures
Act Number: 169 Act Date: 1998
Special election procedures (constitutional amendment)
Submission received

06/30/98 - 98-2290
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction: DISTRICT COURT
Other
Submission received

07/01/98 - 98-1889
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/01/98 - 98-2293
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: GRANT
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

07/01/98 - 98-2303
    State: ALASKA
Borough:
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/98 - 98-1951
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HINDS, MADISON, RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: JACKSON
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

07/02/98 - 98-2291
    State: VIRGINIA
County: ROCKINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (assigned to new precinct)
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/98 - 98-2292
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/02/98 - 98-2294
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: SUFFOLK
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/02/98 - 98-2296
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

07/02/98 - 98-2302
    State: ALABAMA
County: COVINGTON
Subjurisdiction: RED LEVEL
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 90-4207
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: WILLIAMSBURG
Subjurisdiction:
Political activity
Additional information received

07/06/98 - 95-0417
    State: TEXAS
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ELKHART
Annexation
Resubmission received

07/06/98 - 95-1124
    State: TEXAS
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ELKHART
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 97-1564
    State: GEORGIA
County: IRWIN
Subjurisdiction: OCILLA
Implementation schedule
Resubmission received

07/06/98 - 98-1801
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Related submission received

07/06/98 - 98-1976
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS
Subjurisdiction: WELLS BRANCH COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2100
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction: PICAYUNE
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2172
    State: GEORGIA
County: TOOMBS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

07/06/98 - 98-2190
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Related submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2206
    State: ARIZONA
County: MOHAVE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Additional information received

07/06/98 - 98-2249
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Subjurisdiction: NEW ROADS
Method of election (multimember districts/at large)
Districting plan
Method of selection
Additional information received

07/06/98 - 98-2283
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: SPANISH FORT
Annexation
Additional information received

07/06/98 - 98-2295
    State: VIRGINIA
County: GILES
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (relocation of registrars office)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2297
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: AMITE CITY
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2298
    State: GEORGIA
County: FLOYD
Subjurisdiction: ROME
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2299
    State: TEXAS
County: ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction: ROCKWALL
Annexation
Absentee voting (hours)
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2301
    State: TEXAS
County: BOSQUE
Subjurisdiction: IREDELL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2304
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2305
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHARLOTTESVILLE
Precinct (name change)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2306
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: CHESAPEAKE
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2307
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARTIN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2308
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS
Subjurisdiction: MONT BELVIEU
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2309
    State: VIRGINIA
County: KING GEORGE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2310
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GLENDALE
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2311
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: RED OAK
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2312
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: MESA
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2314
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: STAFFORD MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2315
    State: VIRGINIA
County: HANOVER
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (added)
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2316
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Subjurisdiction: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/06/98 - 98-2317
    State: GEORGIA
County: MCDUFFIE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2318
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LINCOLN
Subjurisdiction: RUSTON
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2319
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (location changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2320
    State: GEORGIA
County: CHATHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2321
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH COMMUNITY CENTER & PLAYGROUND DISTRICT #3, WARD 7
Special election procedures (tax)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2322
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: VESTAVIA HILLS
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2323
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLACY
Subjurisdiction:
Number of officials (justice of the peace)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2324
    State: ARIZONA
County: LA PAZ
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (added)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2325
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ASCENSION
Subjurisdiction: ASCENSION PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT SUB-DISTRICT #1
Creation of special district
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2327
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ACADIA, LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: DUSON
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2328
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ACADIA
Subjurisdiction: RAYNE
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2329
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: LEMOORE
Annexation
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2337
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: LAKE WILLOW SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2338
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: SPRING LAKE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2339
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 153 Act Date: 1998
Election administration
Act Number: 163 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (ethics
requirement)
Submission received

07/06/98 - 98-2340
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish:
Subjurisdiction: LOUISIANA COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT
Election administration
Submission received

07/07/98 - 98-1676
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (single-member districts)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received

07/07/98 - 98-1916
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ALLENDALE, HAMPTON
Subjurisdiction: FAIRFAX
General election (date change)
Additional information received

07/07/98 - 98-1941
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HINDS
Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

07/07/98 - 98-1951
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HINDS, MADISON, RANKIN
Subjurisdiction: JACKSON
Voting qualifications/eligibility
Additional information received

07/07/98 - 98-2313
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Submission received

07/07/98 - 98-2330
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: KRUGERVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/07/98 - 98-2332
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: NEWPORT NEWS
Precinct (realignment)
Polling place (changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/07/98 - 98-2336
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Precinct (realignment)
Submission received

07/07/98 - 98-2336
    State: ARIZONA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 187 Act Date: 1998
Campaign financing provisions
Act Number: 213 Act Date: 1998
Voter registration (procedures)
Act Number: 92 Act Date: 1998
Election administration

07/08/98 - 98-1771
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 654 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (sheriff)
Act Number: 898 Act Date: 1998
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Act Number: 905 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures (fees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/08/98 - 98-1979
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction: VERNON PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/08/98 - 98-1980
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: VERNON
Subjurisdiction: VERNON PARISH ROAD DISTRICT #6
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/08/98 - 98-2088
    State: TEXAS
County: POTTER
Subjurisdiction: HIGHLAND PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (bond election)
Additional information received

07/08/98 - 98-2226
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/08/98 - 98-2326
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/08/98 - 98-2335
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: FARMERSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

07/09/98 - 98-1771
    State: GEORGIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 654 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (sheriff)
Act Number: 898 Act Date: 1998
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Act Number: 905 Act Date: 1998
Candidate qualification procedures (fees)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/09/98 - 98-2177
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: BOSQUEVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/09/98 - 98-2226
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #55
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/09/98 - 98-2227
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #56
Boundary changes
Additional information received

07/09/98 - 98-2331
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: MONROE
Special election procedures (bond election)
Submission received

07/09/98 - 98-2334
    State: GEORGIA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Nonpartisan elections
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

07/10/98 - 93-3129
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation
Additional information received

07/10/98 - 93-4170
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Annexation
Additional information received

07/10/98 - 98-1676
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (single-member districts)
Districting plan
Implementation schedule
Additional information received

07/10/98 - 98-2317
    State: GEORGIA
County: MCDUFFIE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (tax)
Additional information received

07/10/98 - 98-2342
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: MARVIN
Annexation
Submission received


The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
07/07/98 - 98-1752
    State: VIRGINIA
County:
Subjurisdiction:
Act Number: 368 Act Date: 1998
Precinct

07/10/98 - 98-1764
    State: TEXAS
County: ECTOR
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee voting (location deleted)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section >

Updated August 6, 2015

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