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

Notice Date: 07/01/2005

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.

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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: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2223

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: HUEYTOWN
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2220

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: LOXLEY
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2195

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: MUSCLE SHOALS
County: COLBERT
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2204

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: PHENIX CITY
County: LEE, RUSSELL
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2237

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: REECE CITY
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2052

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: REECE CITY
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2194

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: SNEAD
County: BLOUNT
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2186

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: TRUSSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JEFFERSON, ST. CLAIR
Action Date: 06/25/2005
Creation of special district
Ballot format
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1444

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: KETCHIKAN
Borough: KETCHIKAN GATEWAY
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2210

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: BIG PARK DOMESTIC WASTEWATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
County: YAVAPAI
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2224

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1896

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2188

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: LAKE HAVASU CITY
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2187

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: WINSLOW
County: NAVAJO
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Voting method (By-mail)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2241

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE TERRACE
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Annexation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1967

FLORIDA Subjurisdiction: TEMPLE TERRACE
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2245

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ATLANTA
County: DEKALB, FULTON
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2189

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CARROLL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CARROLL
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2215

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
County: LUMPKIN
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Numbered positions adopted
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2005-1799

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAWSON
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2205

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DUBLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2219

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: EUHARLEE
County: BARTOW
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2193

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: TROUP
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2163

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2218

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Deannexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1895

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2244

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: RINGGOLD
County: CATOOSA
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2221

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BALDWIN
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Nonpartisan elections (Judgeship)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2226

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CRAWFORD
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2168

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DOUGHERTY
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2222

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: GLYNN
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2166

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HABERSHAM
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2229

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: IRWIN
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Redistricting plan
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2004-1439

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: JENKINS
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2208

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: SEMINOLE
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2231

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: SPALDING
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2232

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WORTH
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1828

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: DELHI
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-2094

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: THIBODAUX
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2198

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: THIBODAUX
Parish: LAFOURCHE
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2214

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ZACHARY
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1788

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CADDO
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2174

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2202

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: WAYNE
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-2028

NEW HAMPSHIRE Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/22/2005
Absentee Voting (Overseas votes)
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2178

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHOCOWINITY
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1717

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: EDGECOMBE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 06/21/2005
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2180

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NASH-ROCKY MOUNT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EDGECOMBE, NASH
Action Date: 06/21/2005
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2181

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WEDDINGTON
County: UNION
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2199

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: ANSON
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2225

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2201

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: UNION
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Precinct
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2179

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ANDERSON
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-2043

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BATESBURG
County: LEXINGTON, SALUDA
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2191

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-0859

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CENTRAL
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1500

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA
County: LEXINGTON, RICHLAND
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2175

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
County: HORRY
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2196

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1840

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2212

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MARLBORO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MARLBORO
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2184

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ORANGEBURG COUNTY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT FISCAL COMMISSION
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 06/20/2005
Incorporation
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Number of officials
Powers and duties
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2183

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ORANGEBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 06/20/2005
Election administration (Board of elections)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2182

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: SLATER-MARIETTA FIRE DISTRICT
County: GREENVILLE
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1841

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WALTERBORO
County: COLLETON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2213

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: ANDERSON
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2171

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Polling place
Special election procedures (General election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1659

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: EDGEFIELD
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2176

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: HORRY
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2177

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2206

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ANNA
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1972

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ANNA
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-1972

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ANNA
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2238

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BASTROP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 06/24/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2173

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BEXAR METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR, COMAL, MEDINA
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Term of office
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1991

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRAZORIA COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No24
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2242

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRONTE
County: COKE
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2172

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CANEY CREEK MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MATAGORDA
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1748

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EL CAMPO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WHARTON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2207

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No12
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2040

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No12
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2203

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GRAPEVINE-COLLEYVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DALLAS, TARRANT
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2240

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HAWKINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WOOD
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2185

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2190

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAKE MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2228

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WEBB
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (County to conduct election)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-1689

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LIVE OAK
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2170

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MALCOMSON ROAD UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2169

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW WAVERLY
County: WALKER
Action Date: 06/21/2005
Numbered positions adopted
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-3135

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PEARLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA, HARRIS
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Deleted)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2005-1818

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2233

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SPRING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2243

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: STOCKDALE
County: WILSON
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2167

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: THE COLONY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No1A
County: BASTROP
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Polling place (Location established)
Bilingual procedures
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2216

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: UTOPIA/VANDERPOOL AREA EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No1
County: BANDERA, MEDINA, REAL, UVALDE
Action Date: 06/30/2005
Special election procedures (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2239

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WYLIE NORTHEAST SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Creation of special district
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2234

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GARZA
Action Date: 06/27/2005
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2165

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HUNT
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2230

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: JOHNSON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2235

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: DANVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PITTSYLVANIA
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Method of selection (Appointive to appointive/elective)
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2197

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: FALLS CHURCH
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2227

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: KENBRIDGE
County: LUNENBURG
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2211

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: PETERSBURG
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2200

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Action Date: 06/29/2005
Absentee Voting
Submission received
Submission Number: 2005-2217

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: ARLINGTON
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2005-2192

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

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: GRENADA
County: GRENADA
Action Date: 06/28/2005
Annexation
Submission Number: 1996-2219


John Tanner
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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