The report is co-authored by two eminent election experts former Kentucky GOP Secretary of State Trey Grayson and Dr. Barry C. Burden of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The report takes a nonpartisan and academic lens to reviewing the process, procedures, and practices utilized in Maricopa County, Arizona. Based on a thorough review of the publicly available information, this report identifies seven core defects that undermine the review’s credibility and should call into question any of the review’s findings.