Members of the Missouri House of Representatives celebrate the end of the 2014 session in this file photo. Columnist Dave Helling notes that three seats now are vacant in General Assembly and if Gov. Jay Nixon does not call special elections to fill them, some voters could be unrepresented in Jefferson City until January 2017.
Members of the Missouri House of Representatives celebrate the end of the 2014 session in this file photo. Columnist Dave Helling notes that three seats now are vacant in General Assembly and if Gov. Jay Nixon does not call special elections to fill them, some voters could be unrepresented in Jefferson City until January 2017. File photo by JEFF ROBERSON The Associated Press
Members of the Missouri House of Representatives celebrate the end of the 2014 session in this file photo. Columnist Dave Helling notes that three seats now are vacant in General Assembly and if Gov. Jay Nixon does not call special elections to fill them, some voters could be unrepresented in Jefferson City until January 2017. File photo by JEFF ROBERSON The Associated Press