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

Notice Date: 11/27/98

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.


11/10/98 - 98-3829
  State: ALASKA
Borough: KODIAK ISLAND
Subjurisdiction: LARSEN BAY
Special election procedures 
Submission received 

11/16/98 - 98-2977
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Resubmission received 

11/17/98 - 98-3804
  State: TEXAS
County: LAMAR
Subjurisdiction: RENO
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/18/98 - 98-3676
  State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/18/98 - 98-3797
  State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: MARSHALL CREEK
Election administration (Charter amendment) 
Special election procedures (Charter amendment) 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3324
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ALLEN
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Additional information received 

11/19/98 - 98-3621
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIFTH WARD SCHOOL DISTRICT #51
Special election procedures 
Additional information received 

11/19/98 - 98-3622
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RAPIDES
Subjurisdiction: BIG ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #50
Special election procedures 
Additional information received 

11/19/98 - 98-3793
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MADISON
Subjurisdiction
Creation of special district 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3794
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LA SALLE
Subjurisdiction
Creation of special district 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3795
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WINN
Subjurisdiction
Creation of special district 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3796
  State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction: KOYUK
General election (Date change) 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3799
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction: FORT MILL
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/19/98 - 98-3800
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: DELHI
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/19/98 - 98-3805
  State: FLORIDA
County: HILLSBOROUGH
Subjurisdiction: TAMPA
Candidate qualification procedures 
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Submission received 

11/20/98 - 98-2956
  State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: KRUGERVILLE
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/20/98 - 98-3138
  State: VIRGINIA
County: GREENSVILLE
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Resubmission received 

11/20/98 - 98-3402
  State: GEORGIA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction: MILLEDGEVILLE
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/20/98 - 98-3429
  State: GEORGIA
Subjurisdiction
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Additional information received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/20/98 - 98-3477
  State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Absentee Voting (Additional location) 
Absentee Voting (Location changed) 
Additional information received 

11/20/98 - 98-3656
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: SABINE
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Additional information received 

11/20/98 - 98-3705
  State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/20/98 - 98-3798
  State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Special election procedures (Vacancy) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/20/98 - 98-3806
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: SPARTANBURG
Subjurisdiction: SPARTANBURG SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/20/98 - 98-3810
  State: TEXAS
County: HAYS
Subjurisdiction: BUDA
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/20/98 - 98-3813
  State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/20/98 - 98-3814
  State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: BIG OAKS MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Hours) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 97-0484
  State: MISSISSIPPI
Subjurisdiction
Transfer of powers 
Additional information received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 97-1083
  State: MISSISSIPPI
Subjurisdiction
Transfer of powers 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 97-3631
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction
Method of election (Single-member districts) 
Number of officials 
Resubmission received 

11/23/98 - 98-1475
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction
Districting plan 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3423
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction
Precinct (Realignment) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3426
  State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: CATHEDRAL VIEW SUBDIVISION ROAD MAINTENANCE SERVICE AREA
Creation of special district 
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3427
  State: ALASKA
Borough: HAINES
Subjurisdiction: LETNIKOF ESTATES ROAD MAINTENANCE SERVICE AREA
Creation of special district 
Special election procedures (Referendum) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3487
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3494
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEBSTER
Subjurisdiction: HEFLIN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Creation of special district 
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Additional information received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 98-3503
  State: TEXAS
County: LUBBOCK
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Name change) 
Absentee Voting (Location changed) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3567
  State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3666
  State: TEXAS
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction: DUNCANVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3698
  State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS-FORT BEND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #100
Creation of special district 
Bilingual procedures 
Special election procedures (Confirmation) 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3753
  State: TEXAS
County: TOM GREEN
Subjurisdiction: SAN ANGELO
Polling place (Changed) 
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Additional information received 

11/23/98 - 98-3759
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BEAUREGARD
Subjurisdiction: BEAUREGARD PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Additional information received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 98-3807
  State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: CHELSEA
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3808
  State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #367
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 98-3809
  State: MISSISSIPPI
Subjurisdiction
Transfer of powers 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3811
  State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3812
  State: TEXAS
County: BASTROP
Subjurisdiction: BASTROP
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3815
  State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: LAWRENCEVILLE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3816
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WILSON
Subjurisdiction: WILSON
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3817
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: HAMMOND DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 98-3818
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Subjurisdiction: BASTROP AREA FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Tax) 
Submission received 
Expedited Consideration Requested 

11/23/98 - 98-3819
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Subjurisdiction: SCOTT
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3820
  State: GEORGIA
County: GORDON
Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3822
  State: TEXAS
County: BURNET
Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD SHORES
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3823
  State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: BRANCHVILLE
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3825
  State: TEXAS
County: TARRANT
Subjurisdiction: ARLINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election) 
Submission received 

11/23/98 - 98-3827
  State: GEORGIA
County: GWINNETT
Subjurisdiction: SUGAR HILL
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/24/98 - 98-3331
  State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: LEANDER
Special election procedures (Charter amendment) 
Additional information received 

11/24/98 - 98-3479
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: ZACHARY
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/24/98 - 98-3824
  State: VIRGINIA
County: DICKENSON
Subjurisdiction
Polling place (Changed) 
Submission received 

11/24/98 - 98-3826
  State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: ZACHARY
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/24/98 - 98-3828
  State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HELOTES
Annexation 
Submission received 

11/25/98 - 98-1502
  State: TEXAS
County: LIMESTONE
Subjurisdiction: MEXIA
Annexation 
Additional information received 

11/25/98 - 98-3630
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
Annexation 
Related submission received 

11/25/98 - 98-3830
  State: NEW YORK
Borough: BRONX
Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ELEVEN
Transfer of powers 
Submission received 

11/25/98 - 98-3831
  State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: EAST CENTRAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of election (Single-member districts) 
Districting plan 
Submission received 

11/25/98 - 98-3832
  State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: WAYNE
Subjurisdiction: GOLDSBORO
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:
11/16/98 - 98-3193
  State: NEW YORK 
Borough: BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Subjurisdiction
Method of election (Limited voting) 
Election administration 
Election administration (Enabling legislation) 
Voting method (Machine) 

Elizabeth Johnson
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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