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

Notice Date: 11/12/1999

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.


09/27/1999 - 1999-3499
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #3
Creation of special district
Submission received

10/25/1999 - 1996-3345
    State: MISSISSIPPI
Subjurisdiction:
Creation of special district
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/01/1999 - 1997-1695
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BESSEMER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualification procedures (Fees)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Age requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Compensation
Resubmission received

11/01/1999 - 1997-1695
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: BESSEMER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Districting plan
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3180
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Annexation
Related submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3404
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Annexation
Related submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3446
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Annexation
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3451
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Procedures for filling vacancies
Compensation
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3452
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: PINEVILLE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3453
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: ELMWOOD PARK SUBDIVISION SECURITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3454
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARY
Subjurisdiction: MORGAN CITY HARBOR & TERMINAL DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3455
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction: BOGALUSA
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3482
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3522
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/02/1999 - 1999-3523
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CATHERINE SEWAGE & WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Boundary changes
Election administration
Submission received

11/03/1999 - 1999-3456
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: FRIPP ISLAND PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

11/03/1999 - 1999-3457
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: ARMONA COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3458
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: EXCELSIOR-KINGS RIVER RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3459
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: KINGS RIVER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Deannexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3460
    State: TEXAS
County: ORANGE
Subjurisdiction: ORANGE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

11/03/1999 - 1999-3461
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MERCEDES INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3462
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN PATRICIO
Subjurisdiction: TAFT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3463
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLACY
Subjurisdiction: RAYMONDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3469
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: HAMSHIRE-FANNETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
General election (Date change)
Submission received

11/03/1999 - 1999-3470
    State: TEXAS
County: STARR
Subjurisdiction: RIO GRANDE CITY CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/03/1999 - 1999-3481
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3447
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3449
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLACY
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (Constable)
Number of officials (Justice of the peace)
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3450
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN, DENTON
Subjurisdiction: PLANO
Annexation
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3465
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: BEAUFORT
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON
Annexation
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3466
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL, JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: RIO VISTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3467
    State: ALASKA
Borough: LAKE AND PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction: NEWHALEN
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/04/1999 - 1999-3468
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. LANDRY
Subjurisdiction: OPELOUSAS
Annexation
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3480
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
Annexation
Submission received

11/04/1999 - 1999-3498
    State: TEXAS
County: WEBB
Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Bilingual procedures
Submission received

11/05/1999 - 1999-2753
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: SELMA
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-2850
    State: TEXAS
County: WEBB
Subjurisdiction: LAREDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Additional information received

11/05/1999 - 1999-3160
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOMERSET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3464
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PARADISE VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #69
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/05/1999 - 1999-3471
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: ARLINGTON
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3472
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction: WATERLOO
Annexation
Submission received

11/05/1999 - 1999-3473
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #104
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/05/1999 - 1999-3474
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: LAKE CHARLES
Annexation
Submission received

11/05/1999 - 1999-3475
    State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: DACULA
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3476
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA
Subjurisdiction: CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3477
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HARLANDALE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3478
    State: ARIZONA
County: GRAHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/05/1999 - 1999-3479
    State: TEXAS
County: JIM WELLS
Subjurisdiction: BEN BOLT-PALITO BLANCO CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/08/1999 - 1999-1846
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: VILLE PLATTE
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-2787
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: JEFFERSON DAVIS
Subjurisdiction: BASSFIELD
Annexation
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-2852
    State: TEXAS
County: HARDEMAN
Subjurisdiction: HARDEMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Dissolution of jurisdiction (Enabling legislation)
Candidate qualification procedures
General election (Date change)
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-2981
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: STALLINGS
Annexation
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3014
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GOODYEAR
Annexation
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3031
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction: OKOLONA
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3232
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: MONTEREY
Subjurisdiction: GONZALES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/08/1999 - 1999-3473
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT #104
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Notice of withdrawal

11/08/1999 - 1999-3483
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3484
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ALLEN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3487
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/08/1999 - 1999-3488
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GARDENDALE
Annexation
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3489
    State: TEXAS
County: UVALDE
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting plan
Number of officials (Justice of the peace)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3490
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARSHALL
Subjurisdiction: ALBERTVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3491
    State: TEXAS
County: FOARD
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3492
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction: BROCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3493
    State: GEORGIA
County: SPALDING
Subjurisdiction: GRIFFIN
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3494
    State: GEORGIA
County: LUMPKIN
Subjurisdiction: DAHLONEGA
Annexation
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3495
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3496
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: PHARR
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/08/1999 - 1999-3497
    State: CALIFORNIA
County: KINGS
Subjurisdiction: KINGS COUNTY ZONE OF BENEFIT #4D
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-2833
    State: GEORGIA
County: GLYNN
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received

11/09/1999 - 1999-2847
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: MESQUITE
Annexation
Additional information received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3407
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HOLLYWOOD PARK
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/09/1999 - 1999-3500
    State: GEORGIA
County: BUTTS
Subjurisdiction: JACKSON
Annexation
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3501
    State: TEXAS
County: CORYELL, LAMPASAS
Subjurisdiction: COPPERAS COVE
Annexation
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3502
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TALLAHATCHIE
Subjurisdiction: CHARLESTON
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3503
    State: ALABAMA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: FAIRHOPE
Annexation
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3504
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: SATSUMA
Annexation
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3505
    State: GEORGIA
County: EVANS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Added)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3506
    State: TEXAS
County: ERATH
Subjurisdiction: STEPHENVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3507
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction: LAKE BORGNE BASIN LEVEE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/09/1999 - 1999-3508
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: UNION
Subjurisdiction: FARMERVILLE AREA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3509
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/09/1999 - 1999-3510
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3511
    State: ALABAMA
Subjurisdiction:
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Special election procedures
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3512
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CADDO
Subjurisdiction: CADDO PARISH FIRE DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/09/1999 - 1999-3513
    State: TEXAS
County: BRISCOE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3516
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/09/1999 - 1999-3517
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GATES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3518
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: TUSCALOOSA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Implementation schedule
Special election procedures (Constitutional amendment)
Submission received

11/09/1999 - 1999-3519
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: GRAND PRAIRIE METROPOLITAN UTILITY & RECLAMATION DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
General election (Date change)
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-2971
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-2972
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: MAULDIN
Annexation
Additional information received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3012
    State: TEXAS
County: JOHNSON
Subjurisdiction: VENUS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3100
    State: TEXAS
County: KAUFMAN, ROCKWALL
Subjurisdiction: ROCKWALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/10/1999 - 1999-3181
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3316
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: GREENVILLE
Subjurisdiction: MAULDIN
Annexation
Additional information received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3520
    State: TEXAS
County: JIM WELLS
Subjurisdiction: ALICE
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/10/1999 - 1999-3521
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3524
    State: ALASKA
Borough: NORTH SLOPE
Subjurisdiction: KAKTOVIK
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3525
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/10/1999 - 1999-3526
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS-FORT BEND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #100
Special election procedures (Board of commissioners)
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3527
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3528
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: POQUOSON
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3529
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: ALCORN
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

11/10/1999 - 1999-3530
    State: TEXAS
County: PARKER
Subjurisdiction: WEATHERFORD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

11/12/1999 - 1999-2968
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Joint election procedures
Additional information received

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

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