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(1) It is unlawful for a person to misrepresent a candidate's public voting record with knowledge that the assertion is false or with a reckless disregard of whether or not the assertion is false.
(2) It is unlawful for a person to misrepresent to a candidate another candidate's public voting record with knowledge that the assertion is false or with a reckless disregard of whether or not the assertion is false.
(3) For the purposes of this section, the public voting record of a candidate who was previously a member of the legislature includes a vote of that candidate recorded in committee minutes or in journals of the senate or the house of representatives. Failure of a person to verify a public voting record is evidence of the person's reckless disregard if the statement made by the person or the information provided to the candidate is false.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 13. Elections § 13-37-131. Misrepresentation of voting record - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-13-elections/mt-code-ann-sect-13-37-131.html
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