Lauren Mickler (MIKE-ler) has more from Jefferson City.
The Missouri House passed legislation which would let voters decide on who becomes a St. Louis County assessor.
Representative Mike Sutherland said the new election process will keep assessors in check.
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The measure passed the House, but opponents voiced concern about giving a vote to the entire state that only effects St. Louis County.
An election in November would determine whether the system gets changed.
From the state Capitol, I'm Lauren Mickler.