Section 5 Notices of Submissions

Notice Date: 12/01/2003

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: ATTALLA
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-2752

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ATTALLA
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-3045

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ATTALLA
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-3654

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ATTALLA
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-3785

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ATTALLA
County: ETOWAH
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3840

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3930

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
County: LEE
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4289

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: AUTAUGA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: AUTAUGA
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4044

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: CARBON HILL
County: WALKER
Action Date: 11/27/2003
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Redistricting plan (Council)
Plurality vote requirement (City council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4320

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: AUTAUGA
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4045

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction:
County: SHELBY
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4298

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ALEUTIAN REGION REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL ATTENDANCE AREA
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4274

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: KIVALINA
Borough NORTHWEST ARCTIC
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4310

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: AVONDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4309

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: GLENDALE
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Primary)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4300

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMS HOSPITAL DISTRICT
County: COCONINO
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4297

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: GILA
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (President)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4315

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction:
County: GREENLEE
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4314

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DALTON
County: WHITFIELD
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4283

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLASVILLE
County: DOUGLAS
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-2053

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DULUTH
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4282

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FORT VALLEY
County: PEACH
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Majority vote requirement
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received
Submission Number: 1991-3083

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: GRAY
County: JONES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4277

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4099

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JEFFERSON
County: JACKSON
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4303

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: LAWRENCEVILLE
County: GWINNETT
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4306

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
County: COBB
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4278

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: WRENS
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4295

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ZEBULON
County: PIKE
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4275

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BIBB
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4268

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DECATUR
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4281

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: EFFINGHAM
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Nonpartisan elections
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4286

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: PAULDING
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Precinct (Added)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4055

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: COTILE SCHOOL DISTRICT No22A
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4280

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: MANDEVILLE
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4316

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No11, SERVICE AREA No2
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4032

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No3
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4035

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT No5
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4029

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No10A
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4033

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No2B
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4030

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No36
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4031

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH ROAD DISTRICT No7A
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4034

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: RAPIDES PARISH SIXTH WARD SCHOOL DISTRICT No58
Parish: RAPIDES
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4279

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: MISSISSIPPI REPUBLICAN PARTY
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Number of officials
Primary election (President)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4050

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: SUNFLOWER
County: SUNFLOWER
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4305

NEW YORK Subjurisdiction: NEW YORK
Borough BRONX, KINGS, NEW YORK
Action Date: 11/20/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4263

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-3765

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4036

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: JACKSONVILLE
County: ONSLOW
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4276

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WAXHAW
County: UNION
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4311

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: HALIFAX
Action Date: 11/26/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4321

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CLINTON
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4304

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DILLON
County: DILLON
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4302

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: CHESTERFIELD
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4293

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BEAUMONT
County: JEFFERSON
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-3770

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CLEAR CREEK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON, HARRIS
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4296

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CLEAR CREEK WATERSHED AUTHORITY
County: COOKE, DENTON, MONTAGUE, WISE
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4299

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4288

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: FORT WORTH
County: DENTON, TARRANT, WISE
Action Date: 11/26/2003
Annexation
Deannexation
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4318

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HALLSBURG INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4292

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARBORSIDE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
County: GALVESTON
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Creation of special district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4267

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No82
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4265

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3680

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4317

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LANCASTER
County: DALLAS
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Special election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4312

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MCALLEN
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4313

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: PORT OF HARLINGEN AUTHORITY
County: CAMERON, WILLACY
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Added)
Special election procedures (Commission)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3757

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOCORRO
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4285

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WALLER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS, WALLER
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4308

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: YOUNG COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY
County: YOUNG
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4269

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: EL PASO
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4301

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4284

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: GAINES
Action Date: 11/19/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4262

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/20/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4264

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Redistricting plan (Congressional)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3885

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/25/2003
Redistricting plan (Congressional)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3885

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/26/2003
Redistricting plan (Congressional)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3885

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 12/01/2003
Redistricting plan (Congressional)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-3885

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: HAMPTON
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4266

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: MIDDLEBURG
County: LOUDOUN
Action Date: 11/21/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-4140

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-4287

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: PULASKI
Action Date: 11/24/2003
Voting method (Touch screen)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-4294

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

SOUTH DAKOTA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 11/03/2003
Election administration
Submission Number: 2003-3225


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

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