Election law experts have long held that the margin of election fraud is 3 – 5%. Nearly 25% of elections are decided by less than 2%. Most campaigns do not have election integrity programs. These statistics do not bode well for free and fair elections.
If third-party groups do not engage, there is no doubt strategically important races will be targeted for subversion; ineligible voters will be more likely to vote and invalid votes will more likely be counted.