MITRE’s National Election Security Lab analyzed a wide range of data relevant to the security and credibility of the 2020 election. The team operated between October 2020 and January 2021, researching topics and data sources in eight swing states.
The 2020 United States presidential election occurred during a time when public opinion about election integrity involved levels of concern that were not customary in the nation. To help ensure public trust and confidence by providing some additional transparency, MITRE’s National Election Security Lab gathered and analyzed a wide range of relevant data. The team, dubbed “Bald Eagle,” operated between October 2020 and early January 2021. Bald Eagle researched several topics and data sources related to the 2020 presidential election in eight swing states. Throughout the period of analysis, evidence of fraud or compromise was not found. This report summarizes the team’s findings in five key areas.