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

Notice Date: 06/18/99

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/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.


06/10/99 - 99-0972
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: ALAMO
Annexation
Additional information received

06/10/99 - 99-1102
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: AURORA
Annexation
Related submission received

06/10/99 - 99-1566
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: BOLIVAR
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/10/99 - 99-1570
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: AURORA
Form of government
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received

06/10/99 - 99-1606
    State: GEORGIA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/11/99 - 97-2145
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/11/99 - 99-1222
    State: TEXAS
County: GAINES
Subjurisdiction: SEMINOLE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

06/11/99 - 99-1564
    State: VIRGINIA
County: SHENANDOAH
Subjurisdiction: NEW MARKET
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/11/99 - 99-1565
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: BLUE SPRINGS
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1567
    State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1568
    State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction: TOM GREEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1569
    State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction: TOM GREEN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1571
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: TUCSON
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1572
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: SEABROOK ISLAND
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

06/11/99 - 99-1575
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: BEDFORD
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/14/99 - 97-1053
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received

06/14/99 - 97-3631
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Number of officials
Resubmission received

06/14/99 - 99-1093
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Additional information received

06/14/99 - 99-1093
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Related submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1222
    State: TEXAS
County: GAINES
Subjurisdiction: SEMINOLE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

06/14/99 - 99-1324
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Additional information received

06/14/99 - 99-1324
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Related submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1573
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: CLEAR LAKE CITY WATER AUTHORITY
Deannexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1574
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1576
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: INDIAN TRAIL
Annexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1578
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: COLONIAL HEIGHTS
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1579
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1580
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: LYNCHBURG
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/14/99 - 99-1581
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: BELLVILLE HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1582
    State: TEXAS
County: POTTER, RANDALL
Subjurisdiction: AMARILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Cumulative voting)
Numbered positions eliminated
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1583
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1584
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/14/99 - 99-1585
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction: BOSSIER CITY
Annexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1586
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: SCOTLAND
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1587
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: SARALAND
Annexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1588
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: AWENDAW
Annexation
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1589
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1590
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1591
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Subjurisdiction: POINTE COUPEE PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

06/14/99 - 99-1592
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/14/99 - 99-1595
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON, WISE
Subjurisdiction: KRUM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1087
    State: ALABAMA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction: FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/15/99 - 99-1118
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY, CHARLESTON
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Annexation
Additional information received

06/15/99 - 99-1593
    State: VIRGINIA
County: GILES
Subjurisdiction:
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1594
    State: VIRGINIA
County: GILES
Subjurisdiction: GILES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1596
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDIN
Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1597
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1598
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZORIA
Subjurisdiction: BRAZOSPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1599
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CUMBERLAND
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1600
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: PRICEVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1601
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #65
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1602
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CONCORDIA
Subjurisdiction: VIDALIA PORT COMMISSION
Creation of special district
Election administration
Referendum requirement
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1603
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ABBEVILLE
Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Election administration
Other
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1604
    State: GEORGIA
County: OGLETHORPE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1611
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: KENNESAW
Annexation
Submission received

06/15/99 - 99-1618
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: WELLTON
Incorporation
Submission received

06/16/99 - 97-3795
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PIKE
Subjurisdiction: MCCOMB
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

06/16/99 - 99-0953
    State: GEORGIA
County: PULASKI
Subjurisdiction:
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Consolidation of jurisdictions (Procedures)
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Form of government (Commission)
Majority vote requirement
Concurrent terms
Term of office (Board of commissioners)
Term of office (Chairperson)
Term of office (One year)
Nonpartisan elections
Number of officials (Board of commissioners)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Age requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Conflict of interest limitations)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Compensation
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/99 - 99-1087
    State: ALABAMA
County: FRANKLIN
Subjurisdiction: FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting plan
Additional information received

06/16/99 - 99-1245
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. HELENA
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

06/16/99 - 99-1605
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction: OKOLONA SEPARATE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voting method
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/99 - 99-1607
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: WICKENBURG
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1608
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: SAHUARITA
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1609
    State: TEXAS
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/99 - 99-1610
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: SNELLVILLE
Special election procedures
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1612
    State: GEORGIA
County: TIFT
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1613
    State: TEXAS
County: MOORE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/99 - 99-1614
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BARNWELL
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1615
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/16/99 - 99-1616
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: NATCHITOCHES
Subjurisdiction: ROBELINE
Annexation
Submission received

06/16/99 - 99-1617
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARENGO
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1199
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

06/17/99 - 99-1286
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1605
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction: OKOLONA SEPARATE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voting method
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/17/99 - 99-1619
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: EMERALD FOREST UTILITY DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1620
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: LAURENS
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1621
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: MINERAL SPRINGS
Incorporation
Method of election (At large)
Form of government (Mayor-council)
Plurality vote requirement
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Term of office (Mayor)
Nonpartisan elections
Number of officials (City council)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1622
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/17/99 - 99-1623
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CUMBERLAND
Subjurisdiction: EASTOVER SANITARY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
06/14/99 - 99-0989
    State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting (Senate)

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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