A federal appeals court has deemed a Montana law’s definition of ”political committees” to be unconstitutionally vague, remanding a political practices case back to the district court.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit split 2-1, stopping short of fully striking down the administrative law, which governs the types of political spending in Montana that must be reported, but finding that its definition of “political committee” violates due process.

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