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

Notice Date: 06/11/99

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.


06/01/99 - 99-1477
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: GUYTON
Annexation (Procedures)
Additional information received

06/02/99 - 99-1505
    State: GEORGIA
County: MURRAY
Subjurisdiction:
Method of election (At large)
Method of selection
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Form of government
Numbered positions adopted
Residency districts eliminated
Term of office
Implementation schedule
Full vote on elected body
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Retain office)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Procedures for filling vacancies
Compensation
Submission received

06/03/99 - 99-1518
    State: ARIZONA
County: MOHAVE
Subjurisdiction: KINGMAN
Annexation
Submission received

06/04/99 - 98-2461
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Subjurisdiction:
Dissolution of jurisdiction (Special districts)
Method of election (At large)
Method of selection
Staggered terms
Term of office (Four years)
Implementation schedule
Election administration
Candidate qualification procedures (Special districts)
Special election procedures
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

06/04/99 - 98-3396
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: WAXAHACHIE
Annexation
Resubmission received

06/04/99 - 98-3880
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: WAXAHACHIE
Annexation
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-0181
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: WAXAHACHIE
Annexation
Resubmission received

06/04/99 - 99-0631
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: EDGECOMBE
Subjurisdiction: LEGGETT
Number of officials (Board of commissioners)
Resubmission received

06/04/99 - 99-0777
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: EDGECOMBE
Subjurisdiction: LEGGETT
Number of officials (Board of commissioners)
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1007
    State: GEORGIA
County: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Additional information received

06/04/99 - 99-1402
    State: GEORGIA
County: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

06/04/99 - 99-1516
    State: GEORGIA
County: NEWTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Assigned to new precinct)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/04/99 - 99-1517
    State: GEORGIA
County: WARREN
Subjurisdiction: WARREN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/04/99 - 99-1519
    State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: CROWLEY
Form of government (Charter amendment)
Numbered positions adopted
Staggered terms
Term of office (Three years)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Full vote on elected body (Mayor)
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Age requirement)
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Residency requirement)
Special election procedures
Procedures for filling vacancies
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1520
    State: GEORGIA
County: MADISON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1521
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: WARREN
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1522
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: KYRENE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #28
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/04/99 - 99-1523
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO, YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: SEDONA-OAK CREEK JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #9
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1524
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: PARADISE VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #69
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1525
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: CARTWRIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #83
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/04/99 - 99-1526
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #43
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-0244
    State: TEXAS
County: ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: OAK LEAF
Method of election
Annexation
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
General election (Date set)
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-0406
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Related submission received

06/07/99 - 99-0686
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Related submission received

06/07/99 - 99-0972
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: ALAMO
Annexation
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1023
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: BELL ARTHUR RESCUE DISTRICT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1032
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Related submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1048
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: WILKINSON
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1167
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Annexation
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1222
    State: TEXAS
County: GAINES
Subjurisdiction: SEMINOLE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1361
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Related submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1374
    State: TEXAS
County: GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: SANTA CLARA
Incorporation
Method of election
Form of government
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1413
    State: TEXAS
County: TYLER
Subjurisdiction: TYLER COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received

06/07/99 - 99-1511
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: VINTON
Annexation
Related submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/07/99 - 99-1527
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALCASIEU
Subjurisdiction: VINTON
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1528
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SUMTER
Subjurisdiction: SUMTER
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1529
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: PALMVIEW
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/07/99 - 99-1530
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: HORRY
Subjurisdiction: CONWAY
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1531
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: WAXHAW
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1532
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1533
    State: GEORGIA
County: TIFT
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1534
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: ONSLOW
Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1535
    State: GEORGIA
County: TROUP
Subjurisdiction: LA GRANGE
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1536
    State: VIRGINIA
County: GRAYSON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1537
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PEARL RIVER
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1538
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: PIEDMONT
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1539
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: PONTOTOC
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Registrars hours)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1540
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1545
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: CLEVELAND, GASTON
Subjurisdiction: KINGS MOUNTAIN
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1546
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS, ELLIS
Subjurisdiction: OVILLA
Annexation
Submission received

06/07/99 - 99-1563
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1169
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: CEDAR HILL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

06/08/99 - 99-1249
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CONCORDIA
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

06/08/99 - 99-1425
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Annexation
Related submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1541
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1542
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: COLLETON
Subjurisdiction: WALTERBORO
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1543
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CLAIBORNE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1544
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: UNION
Subjurisdiction: NEW ALBANY
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1547
    State: ALABAMA
County: CALHOUN, ETOWAH
Subjurisdiction: GLENCOE
Deannexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1548
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: CHELSEA
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1549
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1550
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TATE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1553
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction: FORT MILL
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1554
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Annexation
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1555
    State: TEXAS
County: BELL
Subjurisdiction: CLEARWATER UNDERGROUND WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1557
    State: ALASKA
Borough: LAKE & PENINSULA
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Voting method
Voting method (By-mail)
Submission received

06/08/99 - 99-1558
    State: TEXAS
County: UVALDE
Subjurisdiction: UVALDE
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/99 - 97-2145
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/09/99 - 97-3504
    State: ALABAMA
Subjurisdiction: ALABAMA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Method of election
Method of selection
Method of selection (Chairperson)
Plurality vote requirement
Number of officials
Election administration
Election administration (Ballots)
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Procedures for filling vacancies
Additional information received

06/09/99 - 99-1134
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON
Annexation
Additional information received

06/09/99 - 99-1222
    State: TEXAS
County: GAINES
Subjurisdiction: SEMINOLE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

06/09/99 - 99-1551
    State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received

06/09/99 - 99-1552
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/99 - 99-1556
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

06/09/99 - 99-1558
    State: TEXAS
County: UVALDE
Subjurisdiction: UVALDE
Annexation
Additional information received

06/10/99 - 99-1023
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PITT
Subjurisdiction: BELL ARTHUR RESCUE DISTRICT
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

06/10/99 - 99-1560
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ORANGEBURG
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

06/10/99 - 99-1561
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: PERSON
Subjurisdiction: ROXBORO
Annexation
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
06/07/99 - 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

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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