The group Concerned Women for America released a comprehensive state-by-state analysis examining election integrity, issuing an Election Integrity Rating (EIR) for every state based on a number of key factors, including voter identification, ballot harvesting, absentee and mail-in voting, and absentee ballot verification.
The group, which describes itself as promoting “Biblical values and Constitutional principles through prayer, education, and advocacy,” provided a U.S. map showing each state with its corresponding EIR. An “A” rating, per the group, is any state garnering over 90 percent. The final ranking is based on numerous factors related to voter ID laws and the way the states handle mail-in voting.
Voter identification, for example, is broken down into four categories. A state receives four stars — the highest ranking — if it has “strict” photo ID requirements. “Voters without proper ID will have to vote on a provisional ballot and take further steps for their vote to be