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

Notice Date: 10/15/1999

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.


09/29/1999 - 1999-2479
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Location deleted)
Notice of withdrawal

10/01/1999 - 1999-3002
    State: TEXAS
County: KAUFMAN
Subjurisdiction: KAUFMAN
Annexation
Additional information received

10/01/1999 - 1999-3124
    State: TEXAS
County: WISE
Subjurisdiction: NEW FAIRVIEW
Annexation
Submission received

10/04/1999 - 1999-0739
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received

10/04/1999 - 1999-1329
    State: TEXAS
County: MCCULLOCH
Subjurisdiction: BRADY
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Submission received

10/05/1999 - 1999-3120
    State: GEORGIA
County: OCONEE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Name change)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/05/1999 - 1999-3121
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WASHINGTON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct
Submission received

10/05/1999 - 1999-3128
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ACADIA
Subjurisdiction: SIXTH WARD & CROWLEY DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/05/1999 - 1999-3187
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

10/05/1999 - 1999-3188
    State: ARIZONA
County: COCONINO
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/06/1999 - 1999-2733
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Annexation
Related submission received

10/06/1999 - 1999-2920
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Annexation
Related submission received

10/06/1999 - 1999-3122
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Annexation
Submission received

10/06/1999 - 1999-3123
    State: TEXAS
County: GALVESTON
Subjurisdiction: GALVESTON
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/06/1999 - 1999-3127
    State: TEXAS
Subjurisdiction:
Election administration
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-2553
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received

10/07/1999 - 1999-2923
    State: TEXAS
County: BOSQUE
Subjurisdiction: KOPPERL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-3033
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: LAUDERDALE
Subjurisdiction: MERIDIAN
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3125
    State: TEXAS
County: GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: SEGUIN
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3126
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place
Polling place (Assigned to new precinct)
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3129
    State: GEORGIA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: COMMERCE
Annexation
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3130
    State: TEXAS
County: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3131
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: MARTIN
Subjurisdiction: PARMELE
Annexation
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3132
    State: GEORGIA
County: SPALDING
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3133
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #11
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation, tax, and directors)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-3134
    State: ALABAMA
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3135
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER, CADDO
Subjurisdiction: SHREVEPORT
Method of election (Cumulative voting)
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Procedures for filling vacancies
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3136
    State: GEORGIA
County: ELBERT
Subjurisdiction: ELBERTON
Annexation
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3137
    State: GEORGIA
County: WILKES
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3138
    State: ARIZONA
County: PINAL
Subjurisdiction: RAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #3
Polling place
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-3140
    State: GEORGIA
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: RICEBORO
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-3145
    State: TEXAS
County: UVALDE
Subjurisdiction: UVALDE
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Runoff election (Procedures)
Submission received

10/07/1999 - 1999-3147
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: MANASSAS
Voter registration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/07/1999 - 1999-3151
    State: TEXAS
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ELKHART INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Majority vote requirement
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-2319
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BATON ROUGE CITY COURT
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received

10/08/1999 - 1999-2319
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BATON ROUGE CITY COURT
Designation of annexed area to election district
Related submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-2404
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Related submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-2618
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY-HOUSTON SPORTS AUTHORITY
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/08/1999 - 1999-2754
    State: TEXAS
County: EL PASO
Subjurisdiction: CANUTILLO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

10/08/1999 - 1999-2987
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Related submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3139
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: MYERS MILL VILLAGE SANITARY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Additional information received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3139
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: MYERS MILL VILLAGE SANITARY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3142
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EAST BATON ROUGE
Subjurisdiction: BATON ROUGE CITY COURT
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3143
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GUILFORD
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3144
    State: TEXAS
County: CALDWELL, HAYS
Subjurisdiction: SAN MARCOS
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3146
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ORLEANS
Subjurisdiction: NEW ORLEANS
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3148
    State: TEXAS
County: FREESTONE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/08/1999 - 1999-3149
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/08/1999 - 1999-3150
    State: FLORIDA
County: COLLIER
Subjurisdiction: NAPLES
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3152
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction: ST. FRANCISVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3154
    State: TEXAS
County: TITUS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3155
    State: ALABAMA
County: COVINGTON
Subjurisdiction: RED LEVEL
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3156
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: BERKELEY
Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
Nominating procedures
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3157
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLINGSWORTH
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3158
    State: TEXAS
County: KENDALL
Subjurisdiction: BOERNE
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3159
    State: GEORGIA
County: DAWSON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3160
    State: TEXAS
County: ATASCOSA, BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SOMERSET INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3161
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction: SPRINGFIELD
Annexation
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3162
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARY
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3163
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. MARTIN
Subjurisdiction:
Annexation (Procedures)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3164
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Ethics requirement)
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3165
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3171
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Campaign financing provisions
Campaign financing provisions (Disclosure requirements)
Submission received

10/08/1999 - 1999-3173
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: COPIAH
Subjurisdiction: GEORGETOWN
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/09/1999 - 1999-2411
    State: TEXAS
County: DEWITT
Subjurisdiction: CUERO
Procedures for filling vacancies (Charter amendment)
Additional information received

10/11/1999 - 1999-2806
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting (Justice court)
Additional information received

10/11/1999 - 1999-3153
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: FLORENCE
Subjurisdiction: JOHNSONVILLE RURAL FIRE DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Submission received

10/11/1999 - 1999-3166
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: LOWELL
Annexation
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-1605
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CHICKASAW, MONROE
Subjurisdiction: OKOLONA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Election administration
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/12/1999 - 1999-2264
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Location deleted)
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-2292
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: GASTON
Subjurisdiction: MYERS MILL VILLAGE SANITARY DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-2449
    State: GEORGIA
County: ATHENS-CLARKE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-2496
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: ANDERSON
Subjurisdiction: ANDERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-2589
    State: TEXAS
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-2623
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT, LEE
Subjurisdiction: BROADWAY
Annexation
Election administration
Related submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3086
    State: TEXAS
County: KAUFMAN
Subjurisdiction: FORNEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3141
    State: TEXAS
County: ARANSAS
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3167
    State: TEXAS
County: SMITH
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3168
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/12/1999 - 1999-3169
    State: VIRGINIA
County: RAPPAHANNOCK
Subjurisdiction:
Boundary changes
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3170
    State: VIRGINIA
County: RAPPAHANNOCK
Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON
Boundary changes
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3174
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: SHARYLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/12/1999 - 1999-3175
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT, LEE
Subjurisdiction: BROADWAY
Annexation
Submission received

10/12/1999 - 1999-3189
    State: TEXAS
County: JEFFERSON, ORANGE
Subjurisdiction: PORT ARTHUR
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2361
    State: GEORGIA
County: LOWNDES
Subjurisdiction: VALDOSTA
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/1999 - 1999-2362
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #9
Annexation
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2409
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CAMERON
Subjurisdiction: CAMERON PARISH PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2412
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN SABA
Subjurisdiction: SAN SABA
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2435
    State: TEXAS
County: BROOKS
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2546
    State: TEXAS
County: HILL
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2553
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2589
    State: TEXAS
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2729
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Related submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2794
    State: TEXAS
County: BRAZOS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-2964
    State: TEXAS
County: PARMER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal

10/13/1999 - 1999-3149
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HARRISON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/1999 - 1999-3175
    State: NORTH CAROLINA
County: HARNETT, LEE
Subjurisdiction: BROADWAY
Annexation
Additional information received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3176
    State: VIRGINIA
County: BRUNSWICK
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3177
    State: VIRGINIA
County: YORK
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3178
    State: ARIZONA
County: PIMA
Subjurisdiction: MARANA
Annexation
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3179
    State: ALABAMA
County: WILCOX
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3180
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: JASPER
Subjurisdiction: RIDGELAND
Annexation
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3181
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3182
    State: GEORGIA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/1999 - 1999-3183
    State: ARIZONA
County: YUMA
Subjurisdiction: YUMA
Annexation
Submission received

10/13/1999 - 1999-3184
    State: TEXAS
County: MEDINA
Subjurisdiction: D'HANIS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/1999 - 1999-3185
    State: ARIZONA
County: YAVAPAI
Subjurisdiction: PRESCOTT
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Location deleted)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/13/1999 - 1999-3186
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: RICHLAND
Subjurisdiction: DELHI
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-2229
    State: VIRGINIA
County: DINWIDDIE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

10/14/1999 - 1999-2362
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #9
Annexation
Additional information received

10/14/1999 - 1999-2415
    State: TEXAS
County: LIBERTY
Subjurisdiction: TARKINGTON SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT
Creation of special district
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Additional information received

10/14/1999 - 1999-2960
    State: GEORGIA
County: DOUGLAS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3191
    State: TEXAS
County: COLEMAN
Subjurisdiction: NOVICE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3192
    State: GEORGIA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: STOCKBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3193
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MONTE ALTO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3194
    State: TEXAS
County: CHAMBERS, HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Polling place
Absentee Voting
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/1999 - 1999-3195
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: NEWBERRY
Subjurisdiction: PROSPERITY
General election (Date change)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3196
    State: TEXAS
County: JIM HOGG
Subjurisdiction: JIM HOGG COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/1999 - 1999-3197
    State: GEORGIA
County: EFFINGHAM
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3198
    State: GEORGIA
County: BALDWIN
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3199
    State: TEXAS
County: COLLIN
Subjurisdiction: ANNA
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3200
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3201
    State: TEXAS
County: WICHITA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3202
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: CALHOUN
Subjurisdiction: BRUCE
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received

10/14/1999 - 1999-3203
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: HINDS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

10/14/1999 - 1999-3204
    State: GEORGIA
County: APPLING
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting
Submission received

The Attorney General made a written request for additional information with respect to the following voting changes on the date(s) indicated:
10/12/1999 - 1999-2273
    State: LOUISIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Redistricting procedures

On the date(s) indicated, a declaratory judgment was entered granting termination of coverage (bailout) under Section 5.
09/08/1999 - 1999-1331
    State: VIRGINIA
County: FREDERICK
Subjurisdiction:
Bailout

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

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