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

Notice Date: 04/18/2003

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: OAK GROVE
County: TALLADEGA
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1351

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: PHIL CAMPBELL
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1366

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No43
County: PINAL
Action Date: 04/11/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1337

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Annexation
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0922

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: CORCORAN
County: KINGS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Special election procedures (Recall)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2001-0889

CALIFORNIA Subjurisdiction: YUBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT No1
County: YUBA
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4847

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1338

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CARTERSVILLE
County: BARTOW
Action Date: 04/11/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1335

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: COLLEGE PARK
County: CLAYTON, FULTON
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1386

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0940

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1357

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1008

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1186

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1353

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: RAY CITY
County: BERRIEN
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0812

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
County: HENRY
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1354

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: THOMASTON
County: UPSON
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1365

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0765

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0765

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
County: LOWNDES
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1344

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BIBB
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1394

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FAYETTE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1370

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1393

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ABBEVILLE
Parish: VERMILION
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1383

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: BALL
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1368

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: CALDWELL PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: CALDWELL
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1361

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1373

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT No116
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1364

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No1
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1378

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1355

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: TERREBONNE PARISH RECREATION DISTRICT No2/3
Parish: TERREBONNE
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1359

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1286

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0753

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: DESOTO
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1382

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1372

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LAUREL
County: JONES
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1348

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAMAR, PEARL RIVER
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1132

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAMAR, PEARL RIVER
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1132

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MAGNOLIA
County: PIKE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1363

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Precinct (Deconsolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0845

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAWRENCE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1371

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LINCOLN
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0710

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1377

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Borough BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 04/10/2003
Term of office
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0781

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FREMONT
County: WAYNE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1352

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GASTON
County: NORTHAMPTON
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1341

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: ROBERSONVILLE
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1384

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0712

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No1
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Districting plan
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3457

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JASPER
Action Date: 04/11/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1336

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WEST COLUMBIA
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1356

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Consolidation of jurisdictions
Powers and duties
Abolishment of elected office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1349

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: JASPER
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1345

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: OCONEE
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1388

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: AUSTIN
County: HAYS, TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Voting method (Machine)
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1342

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CIBOLO CREEK MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
General election
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0545

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CIBOLO CREEK MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1350

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CONCHO COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: CONCHO
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1389

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DALLAS
County: COLLIN, DALLAS, DENTON, KAUFMAN, ROCKWALL
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1391

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EAST CHAMBERS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: CHAMBERS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0241

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Voting method (Touch screen)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1136

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ELECTRA
County: WICHITA
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-0419

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FREER
County: DUVAL
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0592

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FRIENDSWOOD
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1360

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HASLET
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1339

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KAUFMAN COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No1A
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1390

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KILLEEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BELL, CORYELL
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0720

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KILLEEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BELL, CORYELL
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0819

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KIRBY
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0858

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-4332

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-5095

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WEBB
Action Date: 03/10/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0859

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LEAGUE CITY
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1392

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Precinct
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0793

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MIDLAND
County: MIDLAND
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0700

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PAMPA
County: GRAY
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Runoff election (Date set)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1385

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PROSPER
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1369

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RAYFORD ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1358

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RAYMONDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WILLACY
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1387

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SHOREACRES
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1381

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTH SAN ANTONIO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Polling place (Location deleted)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1235

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: TEAGUE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1376

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Joint election procedures
Notice of withdrawal
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0947

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WATAUGA
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1340

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1303

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: GLOUCESTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GLOUCESTER
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Staggered terms (At-large seats)
Term of office (Four years)
Term of office (Two years)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1362

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BLAND
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Staggered terms
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1367

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1347

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: GLOUCESTER
Action Date: 04/14/2003
Staggered terms (At-large seats)
Term of office (Four years)
Term of office (Two years)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1346

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/10/2003
Redistricting plan (House)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1379

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Method of election
Numbered positions adopted
Submission Number: 2002-4861

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission Number: 2002-5408

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MARION
County: MARION
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission Number: 2003-0618


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

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