Gov. Jay Nixon has set Aug. 5, 2014, as the date for special elections to fill vacant House seats in the 67th District, the 120th District and the 151st District.
The seat in the 67th District, located in St. Louis County, became vacant after state Rep. Steve Webb resigned. The seat in the 120th District, which encompasses portions of Crawford and Phelps counties, became vacant when state Rep. Jason Smith resigned after being elected to represent Missouri’s 8th Congressional District. The seat in the 151st District, which includes Stoddard County and a portion of Scott County, became vacant when state Rep. Dennis Fowler resigned to accept the Governor’s nomination to the Board of Probation and Parole.