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

Notice Date: 04/25/2003

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: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1449

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: OZARK
County: DALE
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0985

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: HORSESHOE DOWNS ROAD SERVICE AREA
Borough FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1414

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: MILLER HILL EXTENSION SERVICE AREA
Borough FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1415

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: MOOSE MEADOWS ROAD SERVICE AREA
Borough FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1416

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: STEESE VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICE AREA
Borough FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1413

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: WASILLA
Borough MATANUSKA-SUSITNA
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1455

ALASKA Subjurisdiction:
Borough ALEUTIANS EAST
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1402

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: APACHE JUNCTION UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT No43
County: PINAL
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1427

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: BUCKEYE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Annexation
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0922

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1338

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BREMEN
County: CARROLL, HARALSON
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1429

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CECIL
County: COOK
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1418

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAWSON
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1133

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DAWSON
County: TERRELL
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1432

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ELLIJAY
County: GILMER
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1445

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GRIFFIN
County: SPALDING
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1454

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-0995

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LOGANVILLE
County: GWINNETT, WALTON
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1431

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: PERRY
County: HOUSTON, PEACH
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1453

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SAVANNAH
County: CHATHAM
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1463

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: SOCIAL CIRCLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: NEWTON, WALTON
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1398

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WOODBINE
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1451

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BUTTS
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1458

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HARALSON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1422

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HENRY
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1457

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MACON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1426

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: MACON
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1448

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: OGLETHORPE
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0913

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: TIFT
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1401

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: WALKER
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1446

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ASSUMPTION PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT
Parish: ASSUMPTION
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1438

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: GRANT PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: GRANT
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1437

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: PLAQUEMINES PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT No1
Parish: PLAQUEMINES
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1439

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RICHLAND PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parish: RICHLAND
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3400

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: SLIDELL
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1410

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: WASHINGTON PARISH CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT No4
Parish: WASHINGTON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1440

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CALDWELL
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0981

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Number of officials
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0753

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1408

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: OUACHITA
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Boundary changes
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1452

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. MARY
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1461

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BRUCE
County: CALHOUN
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1462

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MARION
County: LAUDERDALE
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1407

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: OXFORD
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Redistricting plan (Board of alderpersons)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1456

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Precinct (Added)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0929

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: BOLIVAR
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Precinct (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0980

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/15/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1266

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1266

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Election administration
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1444

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1450

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CREEDMOOR
County: GRANVILLE
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1447

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1203

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
County: GUILFORD
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1423

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: REIDSVILLE
County: ROCKINGHAM
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1434

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSTON
County: MARTIN
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1460

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: PITT
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1406

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHAPIN
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1160

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHAPIN
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1419

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHESTERFIELD
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Deannexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1012

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHESTERFIELD
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1435

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GREENWOOD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GREENWOOD
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1420

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WEST COLUMBIA
County: LEXINGTON
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1356

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: SUMTER
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1095

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BIRDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Election administration
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1428

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRIDGEPORT
County: WISE
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1404

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CIBOLO
County: GUADALUPE
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-1071

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CLEAR CREEK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1412

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COPPER CANYON
County: DENTON
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0779

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROWELL CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: FOARD
Action Date: 04/22/2003
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1442

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0785

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT STOCKTON
County: PECOS
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1409

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HALLETTSVILLE
County: LAVACA
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1425

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No8
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1399

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT No8
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1399

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT No5
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Creation of special district
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1417

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1397

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KAUFMAN COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT No1C
County: KAUFMAN
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Annexation
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0576

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4332

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5095

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-4332

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAGUNA VISTA
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5095

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LUBBOCK
County: LUBBOCK
Action Date: 04/17/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Joint election procedures
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0834

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MIDLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MIDLAND
Action Date: 04/16/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0678

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No95
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Creation of special district
Term of office
Number of officials
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1400

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NEW LONDON
County: RUSK
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1309

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No21
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1421

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ORANGE
County: ORANGE
Action Date: 04/22/2003
General election (Cancelled)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1424

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PARIS
County: LAMAR
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0866

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PEARLAND
County: BRAZORIA, HARRIS
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Absentee Voting
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0683

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RUNGE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: KARNES
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1057

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SHARYLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1436

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOCORRO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1441

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SPRING CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT
County: MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1433

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: STEPHENVILLE
County: ERATH
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1430

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: HOCKLEY
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Redistricting plan (Commissioners court)
Polling place (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5451

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: ALEXANDRIA
Action Date: 04/18/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1405

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: FLOYD
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 04/23/2003
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1443

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: PORTSMOUTH
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1411

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1330

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/21/2003
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1379

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Redistricting plan (Senate)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1330

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/22/2003
Redistricting plan (House)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1379

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Campaign financing provisions
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1465

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

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission Number: 2003-0549

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission Number: 2003-0804


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

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