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

Notice Date: 07/05/2002

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: BRUNDIDGE
County: PIKE
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3713

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: DOUBLE SPRINGS
County: WINSTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3705

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: ESCAMBIA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ESCAMBIA
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3711

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction: MADISON
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3721

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: CHAMBERS
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3671

ALABAMA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PICKENS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3677

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: KACHEMAK EMERGENCY SERVICE AREA
Borough: KENAI PENINSULA
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3699

ALASKA  Subjurisdiction: SHISHMAREF
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3055

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3258

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3722

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction: EL MIRAGE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 06/21/2002
Polling place
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3707

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: APACHE
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Precinct (Added)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3693

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MOHAVE
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-0768

ARIZONA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Campaign financing provisions
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2985

FLORIDA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HARDEE
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3710

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CHAMBLEE
County: DEKALB
Action Date: 06/25/2002
Method of election (At large)
Redistricting plan (Residency districts)
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2001-2204

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: CLERMONT
County: HALL
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3687

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: DOUGHERTY
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3670

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: FLOWERY BRANCH
County: HALL
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2977

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: GRIFFIN-SPALDING COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: SPALDING
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2739

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: HIAWASSEE
County: TOWNS
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3698

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: JASPER
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2973

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MCDONOUGH
County: HENRY
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2998

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MITCHELL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2744

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
County: COBB
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2743

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: PULASKI COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PULASKI
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2801

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: RANDOLPH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: RANDOLPH
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3691

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: WALTHOURVILLE
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3725

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: WEBSTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WEBSTER
Action Date: 06/03/2002
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Districting plan
Term of office (Four years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2857

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 07/04/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3726

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Redistricting plan
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2865

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: COLUMBIA
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3666

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3076

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: GORDON
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3719

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: GRADY
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2819

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: GRADY
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3686

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MERIWETHER
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3690

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2843

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: PUTNAM
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3688

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: TWIGGS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3689

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3724

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: WILKINSON
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3465

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: AVOYELLES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3449

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: BOGALUSA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3684

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: CALCASIEU PARISH WARD 8, FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Parish: CALCASIEU
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3668

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: GARDEN DISTRICT'S SECURITY DISTRICT
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Election administration
Referendum requirement
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3191

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: LAKE VISTA CRIME PREVENTION DISTRICT
Parish: ORLEANS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3683

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: LINCOLN PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3679

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: RUSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3680

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: WEST FELICIANA PARISH SALES TAX DISTRICT #1
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3681

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: AVOYELLES
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3448

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2899

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: EVANGELINE
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3717

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. CHARLES
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3654

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3682

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Referendum requirement
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3672

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: SNOW LAKE SHORES
County: BENTON
Action Date: 07/04/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3715

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction: WAVELAND
County: HANCOCK
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3041

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: FARMVILLE
County: PITT
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3723

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: WINGATE
County: UNION
Action Date: 06/26/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2383

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: AIKEN
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2589

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: AIKEN
County: AIKEN
Action Date: 07/05/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2589

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3697

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: EHRHARDT
County: BAMBERG
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3676

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GREENVILLE, LAURENS, SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 07/05/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3302

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: GREER
County: GREENVILLE, SPARTANBURG
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3718

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LAURENS BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2792

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-2535

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3095

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3454

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3709

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: ST. ANDREWS SCHOOL DISTRICT #10
County: CHARLESTON
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3720

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: SUMTER
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3692

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: UNION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: UNION
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan
Staggered terms
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-2379

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction: WINNSBORO
County: FAIRFIELD
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3706

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: BARNWELL
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-0933

SOUTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
County: BARNWELL
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3696

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: BORDEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
County: BORDEN
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2879

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FAIRFIELD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FREESTONE
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3673

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FREDERICKSBURG
County: GILLESPIE
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3453

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: FREDERICKSBURG
County: GILLESPIE
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3674

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: IRAAN-SHEFFIELD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: PECOS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3702

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEE
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3224

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: LEXINGTON
County: LEE
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3685

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: MESQUITE
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3703

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: PASADENA
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3701

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: POST WOOD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3694

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: POTEET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: ATASCOSA
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3708

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: ROMA
County: STARR
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-2773

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction: SOCORRO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3678

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: BANDERA
Action Date: 06/27/2002
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2002-3704

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3667

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3675

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: HALE
Action Date: 06/19/2002
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2002-1875

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: HUDSPETH
Action Date: 06/28/2002
Redistricting plan (Commissioners court)
Redistricting plan (Constable)
Redistricting plan (Justice of the peace)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-1097

TEXAS  Subjurisdiction:
County: LEON
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3712

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction: PORTSMOUTH
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3700

VIRGINIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: HANOVER
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2002-3714

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

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction: MARION COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MARION
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission Number: 2002-2643

GEORGIA  Subjurisdiction:
County: ATKINSON
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission Number: 2002-2645

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: POINTE COUPEE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: POINTE COUPEE
Action Date: 07/03/2002
Redistricting plan
Submission Number: 2002-2717

MISSISSIPPI  Subjurisdiction:
County: PANOLA
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan (Board of supervisors)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Submission Number: 2002-2634

The Attorney General gave notice of reconsideration of the objections to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:

NORTH CAROLINA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting procedures
Submission Number: 1981-2275

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

FLORIDA  Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 07/01/2002
Redistricting plan (House)
Submission Number: 2002-2637

LOUISIANA  Subjurisdiction: MINDEN
Parish: WEBSTER
Action Date: 07/02/2002
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission Number: 2002-1011

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

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