A Missouri House panel is considering whether to move the state's primary elections to June.
Candidates for Congress and state offices will line up at the secretary of state's office in the state capital this week to file for the 2014 election.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to sign legislation that could give deployed military members and the disabled a chance to be listed first on a ballot if they run for office.
Supporters of Missouri proposals to reform laws on the use eminent domain can begin working to get their measures on the 2014 state ballot.