Health & Democracy Index

Data Table

This is a summary table of health indicators and voting policies for each state. On desktop, clicking on an indicator will sort the values from highest to lowest or lowest to highest.

  • Alabama

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 39
  • Overall Health: -0.59
  • Voter Turnout: 63%
  • Voter Registration: 68%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 79
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 8
  • Uninsured: 15.2
  • Active Physicians: 217.1
  • Infant Mortality: 6.94
  • Premature Mortality: 48
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.474
  • Community & Family Safety: 43
  • Poverty: 15.9
  • Alaska

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 36
  • Overall Health: 0.007
  • Voter Turnout: 69%
  • Voter Registration: 74.2%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.9
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 2.8
  • Uninsured: 10.4
  • Active Physicians: 276.9
  • Infant Mortality: 6.25
  • Premature Mortality: 33
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.438
  • Community & Family Safety: 49
  • Poverty: 9.1
  • Arizona

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 30
  • Overall Health: -0.098
  • Voter Turnout: 66%
  • Voter Registration: 76.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.5
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.7
  • Uninsured: 16
  • Active Physicians: 242
  • Infant Mortality: 5.71
  • Premature Mortality: 26
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.459
  • Community & Family Safety: 37
  • Poverty: 12.4
  • Arkansas

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 42
  • Overall Health: -0.678
  • Voter Turnout: 56%
  • Voter Registration: 62%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 76
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 7.9
  • Uninsured: 14.7
  • Active Physicians: 207.6
  • Infant Mortality: 7.51
  • Premature Mortality: 44
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.475
  • Community & Family Safety: 50
  • Poverty: 16.3
  • California

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 10
  • Overall Health: 0.196
  • Voter Turnout: 69%
  • Voter Registration: 69.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.8
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 2.7
  • Uninsured: 13
  • Active Physicians: 279.6
  • Infant Mortality: 4.21
  • Premature Mortality: 2
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.487
  • Community & Family Safety: 20
  • Poverty: 11.4
  • Colorado

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 7
  • Overall Health: 0.538
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 71.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 2.8
  • Uninsured: 12.9
  • Active Physicians: 285.7
  • Infant Mortality: 4.75
  • Premature Mortality: 10
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.455
  • Community & Family Safety: 19
  • Poverty: 9.5
  • Connecticut

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 20
  • Overall Health: 0.675
  • Voter Turnout: 72%
  • Voter Registration: 73.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.8
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.9
  • Uninsured: 9.2
  • Active Physicians: 352.1
  • Infant Mortality: 4.2
  • Premature Mortality: 5
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.502
  • Community & Family Safety: 6
  • Poverty: 10.4
  • Delaware

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 33
  • Overall Health: 0.142
  • Voter Turnout: 71%
  • Voter Registration: 75.1%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.9
  • Uninsured: 11.8
  • Active Physicians: 284.6
  • Infant Mortality: 5.93
  • Premature Mortality: 37
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.451
  • Community & Family Safety: 25
  • Poverty: 11.1
  • Florida

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 40
  • Overall Health: -0.101
  • Voter Turnout: 72%
  • Voter Registration: 67.1%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.5
  • Uninsured: 18.1
  • Active Physicians: 265.2
  • Infant Mortality: 6.04
  • Premature Mortality: 28
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.481
  • Community & Family Safety: 32
  • Poverty: 12.3
  • Georgia

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 49
  • Overall Health: -0.278
  • Voter Turnout: 68%
  • Voter Registration: 70.7%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 81
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.8
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.5
  • Uninsured: 19.7
  • Active Physicians: 228.7
  • Infant Mortality: 7.05
  • Premature Mortality: 36
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.480
  • Community & Family Safety: 28
  • Poverty: 12.9
  • Hawaii

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 6
  • Overall Health: 0.622
  • Voter Turnout: 58%
  • Voter Registration: 68.7%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 2.6
  • Uninsured: 7.6
  • Active Physicians: 314.1
  • Infant Mortality: 6.78
  • Premature Mortality: 7
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.440
  • Community & Family Safety: 2
  • Poverty: 9.2
  • Idaho

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 18
  • Overall Health: 0.147
  • Voter Turnout: 68%
  • Voter Registration: 69.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.5
  • Uninsured: 17.4
  • Active Physicians: 192.6
  • Infant Mortality: 5.05
  • Premature Mortality: 16
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.434
  • Community & Family Safety: 7
  • Poverty: 10.9
  • Illinois

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 4
  • Overall Health: 0.049
  • Voter Turnout: 67%
  • Voter Registration: 74.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 83
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.1
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.8
  • Uninsured: 13.7
  • Active Physicians: 284.4
  • Infant Mortality: 6.55
  • Premature Mortality: 22
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.480
  • Community & Family Safety: 29
  • Poverty: 11.8
  • Indiana

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 41
  • Overall Health: -0.224
  • Voter Turnout: 61%
  • Voter Registration: 69.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 81
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.3
  • Uninsured: 11.7
  • Active Physicians: 230.8
  • Infant Mortality: 6.72
  • Premature Mortality: 38
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.458
  • Community & Family Safety: 39
  • Poverty: 11.9
  • Iowa

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 24
  • Overall Health: 0.431
  • Voter Turnout: 73%
  • Voter Registration: 76%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.5
  • Uninsured: 8.5
  • Active Physicians: 218.2
  • Infant Mortality: 4.98
  • Premature Mortality: 13
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.442
  • Community & Family Safety: 16
  • Poverty: 11.5
  • Kansas

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 38
  • Overall Health: 0.078
  • Voter Turnout: 66%
  • Voter Registration: 70.8%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 83
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.4
  • Uninsured: 13.3
  • Active Physicians: 227.6
  • Infant Mortality: 6.37
  • Premature Mortality: 30
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.450
  • Community & Family Safety: 37
  • Poverty: 11.6
  • Kentucky

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 43
  • Overall Health: -0.493
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 75.9%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 78
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 7.6
  • Uninsured: 9.1
  • Active Physicians: 230.9
  • Infant Mortality: 6.05
  • Premature Mortality: 47
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.476
  • Community & Family Safety: 15
  • Poverty: 16.2
  • Louisiana

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 27
  • Overall Health: -0.969
  • Voter Turnout: 64%
  • Voter Registration: 69.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 78
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5.5
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 6
  • Uninsured: 12.5
  • Active Physicians: 260.3
  • Infant Mortality: 7.65
  • Premature Mortality: 46
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.498
  • Community & Family Safety: 46
  • Poverty: 19
  • Maine

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 14
  • Overall Health: 0.391
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 77.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 83
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 7.4
  • Uninsured: 11.9
  • Active Physicians: 330.2
  • Infant Mortality: 5.52
  • Premature Mortality: 23
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.449
  • Community & Family Safety: 1
  • Poverty: 10.9
  • Maryland

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 5
  • Overall Health: 0.444
  • Voter Turnout: 71%
  • Voter Registration: 78.6%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.9
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.6
  • Uninsured: 10.3
  • Active Physicians: 386
  • Infant Mortality: 6.02
  • Premature Mortality: 27
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.456
  • Community & Family Safety: 31
  • Poverty: 9
  • Massachusetts

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 11
  • Overall Health: 0.712
  • Voter Turnout: 72%
  • Voter Registration: 72.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 87
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.1
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.7
  • Uninsured: 6.6
  • Active Physicians: 449.5
  • Infant Mortality: 4.18
  • Premature Mortality: 4
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.480
  • Community & Family Safety: 10
  • Poverty: 10.3
  • Michigan

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 13
  • Overall Health: -0.186
  • Voter Turnout: 74%
  • Voter Registration: 73.8%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 6
  • Uninsured: 9.7
  • Active Physicians: 287
  • Infant Mortality: 6.22
  • Premature Mortality: 34
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.463
  • Community & Family Safety: 35
  • Poverty: 12.6
  • Minnesota

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 15
  • Overall Health: 0.652
  • Voter Turnout: 80%
  • Voter Registration: 82.9%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 87
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.8
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.8
  • Uninsured: 8.7
  • Active Physicians: 302.7
  • Infant Mortality: 5.06
  • Premature Mortality: 1
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.443
  • Community & Family Safety: 11
  • Poverty: 9
  • Mississippi

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 47
  • Overall Health: -0.915
  • Voter Turnout: 60%
  • Voter Registration: 80.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 78
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5.2
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 7.5
  • Uninsured: 18.9
  • Active Physicians: 191.3
  • Infant Mortality: 8.41
  • Premature Mortality: 49
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.490
  • Community & Family Safety: 34
  • Poverty: 18.9
  • Missouri

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 48
  • Overall Health: -0.283
  • Voter Turnout: 66%
  • Voter Registration: 75.7%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.7
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 6
  • Uninsured: 14.3
  • Active Physicians: 273.1
  • Infant Mortality: 6.35
  • Premature Mortality: 40
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.463
  • Community & Family Safety: 44
  • Poverty: 13.2
  • Montana

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 21
  • Overall Health: 0.033
  • Voter Turnout: 73%
  • Voter Registration: 77.5%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.4
  • Uninsured: 10.6
  • Active Physicians: 247.1
  • Infant Mortality: 4.78
  • Premature Mortality: 24
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.460
  • Community & Family Safety: 30
  • Poverty: 12.7
  • Nebraska

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 22
  • Overall Health: 0.325
  • Voter Turnout: 70%
  • Voter Registration: 70.9%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.7
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.9
  • Uninsured: 14.8
  • Active Physicians: 239.2
  • Infant Mortality: 5.77
  • Premature Mortality: 14
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.440
  • Community & Family Safety: 18
  • Poverty: 10.5
  • Nevada

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 28
  • Overall Health: -0.249
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 66.2%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 80
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.5
  • Uninsured: 17.7
  • Active Physicians: 213.5
  • Infant Mortality: 6.14
  • Premature Mortality: 31
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.471
  • Community & Family Safety: 42
  • Poverty: 12.6
  • New Hampshire

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 45
  • Overall Health: 0.723
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 78.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 86
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.9
  • Uninsured: 9.2
  • Active Physicians: 315.1
  • Infant Mortality: 3.5
  • Premature Mortality: 17
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.441
  • Community & Family Safety: 4
  • Poverty: 8.1
  • New Jersey

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 16
  • Overall Health: 0.395
  • Voter Turnout: 75%
  • Voter Registration: 84.6%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: N/A
  • Poor Mental Health Days: N/A
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.7
  • Uninsured: N/A
  • Active Physicians: 306.5
  • Infant Mortality: 3.8
  • Premature Mortality: 12
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.478
  • Community & Family Safety: 9
  • Poverty: 9.4
  • New Mexico

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 31
  • Overall Health: -0.355
  • Voter Turnout: 61%
  • Voter Registration: 68.6%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 80
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.4
  • Uninsured: 12.1
  • Active Physicians: 244.8
  • Infant Mortality: 5.69
  • Premature Mortality: 41
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.477
  • Community & Family Safety: 45
  • Poverty: 17.1
  • New York

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 17
  • Overall Health: 0.181
  • Voter Turnout: 64%
  • Voter Registration: 70.5%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 84
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.8
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.3
  • Uninsured: 12.1
  • Active Physicians: 375.1
  • Infant Mortality: 4.33
  • Premature Mortality: 3
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.515
  • Community & Family Safety: 8
  • Poverty: 13.3
  • North Carolina

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 23
  • Overall Health: -0.03
  • Voter Turnout: 72%
  • Voter Registration: 69.8%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.2
  • Uninsured: 16.3
  • Active Physicians: 255
  • Infant Mortality: 6.75
  • Premature Mortality: 35
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.474
  • Community & Family Safety: 33
  • Poverty: 13.3
  • North Dakota

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 8
  • Overall Health: 0.348
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 77.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 87
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.7
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.4
  • Uninsured: 7.9
  • Active Physicians: 237.6
  • Infant Mortality: 5.64
  • Premature Mortality: 20
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.456
  • Community & Family Safety: 26
  • Poverty: 11.4
  • Ohio

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 34
  • Overall Health: -0.326
  • Voter Turnout: 67%
  • Voter Registration: 77%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 5
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.2
  • Uninsured: 10.3
  • Active Physicians: 292.7
  • Infant Mortality: 6.94
  • Premature Mortality: 39
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.465
  • Community & Family Safety: 22
  • Poverty: 12.9
  • Oklahoma

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 37
  • Overall Health: -0.601
  • Voter Turnout: 55%
  • Voter Registration: 67.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 79
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.9
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.6
  • Uninsured: 16.3
  • Active Physicians: 206.7
  • Infant Mortality: 7.09
  • Premature Mortality: 43
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.474
  • Community & Family Safety: 41
  • Poverty: 14.8
  • Oregon

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 1
  • Overall Health: 0.223
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 79.9%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 83
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.3
  • Uninsured: 11.4
  • Active Physicians: 303.4
  • Infant Mortality: 4.22
  • Premature Mortality: 11
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.450
  • Community & Family Safety: 17
  • Poverty: 11.4
  • Pennsylvania

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 32
  • Overall Health: 0.037
  • Voter Turnout: 71%
  • Voter Registration: 76.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.5
  • Uninsured: 9.2
  • Active Physicians: 320.5
  • Infant Mortality: 5.94
  • Premature Mortality: 32
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.475
  • Community & Family Safety: 23
  • Poverty: 11.9
  • Rhode Island

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 19
  • Overall Health: 0.403
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 74.1%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 84
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.7
  • Uninsured: 9.2
  • Active Physicians: 370
  • Infant Mortality: 4.95
  • Premature Mortality: 8
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.463
  • Community & Family Safety: 3
  • Poverty: 11.9
  • South Carolina

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 44
  • Overall Health: -0.308
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 70%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 82
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.3
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 5.9
  • Uninsured: 15.1
  • Active Physicians: 229.5
  • Infant Mortality: 7.11
  • Premature Mortality: 42
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.475
  • Community & Family Safety: 47
  • Poverty: 14
  • South Dakota

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 29
  • Overall Health: 0.073
  • Voter Turnout: 66%
  • Voter Registration: 67.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 3.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.9
  • Uninsured: 13
  • Active Physicians: 240.4
  • Infant Mortality: 5.89
  • Premature Mortality: 25
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.436
  • Community & Family Safety: 36
  • Poverty: 10.6
  • Tennessee

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 46
  • Overall Health: -0.442
  • Voter Turnout: 60%
  • Voter Registration: 74.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 80
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.9
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 6.1
  • Uninsured: 15.4
  • Active Physicians: 253.1
  • Infant Mortality: 6.89
  • Premature Mortality: 45
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.475
  • Community & Family Safety: 48
  • Poverty: 13.6
  • Texas

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration No
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 50
  • Overall Health: -0.201
  • Voter Turnout: 60%
  • Voter Registration: 71.8%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 79
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.3
  • Uninsured: 24.2
  • Active Physicians: 224.8
  • Infant Mortality: 5.48
  • Premature Mortality: 21
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.475
  • Community & Family Safety: 40
  • Poverty: 13.1
  • Utah

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 3
  • Overall Health: 0.63
  • Voter Turnout: 69%
  • Voter Registration: 67.4%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.6
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 2.6
  • Uninsured: 12.5
  • Active Physicians: 216.2
  • Infant Mortality: 5.49
  • Premature Mortality: 9
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.427
  • Community & Family Safety: 13
  • Poverty: 9.1
  • Vermont

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 9
  • Overall Health: 0.695
  • Voter Turnout: 74%
  • Voter Registration: 73%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 87
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.5
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 6.1
  • Uninsured: 6.3
  • Active Physicians: 367.1
  • Infant Mortality: 6.44
  • Premature Mortality: 18
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.447
  • Community & Family Safety: 5
  • Poverty: 10.8
  • Virginia

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 12
  • Overall Health: 0.371
  • Voter Turnout: 73%
  • Voter Registration: 76%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 84
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.1
  • Uninsured: 11.4
  • Active Physicians: 263.2
  • Infant Mortality: 5.61
  • Premature Mortality: 19
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.469
  • Community & Family Safety: 14
  • Poverty: 9.8
  • Washington

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. Yes
  • Cost of Voting Index: 2
  • Overall Health: 0.596
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 74.8%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 84
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 3.8
  • Uninsured: 10.2
  • Active Physicians: 278.8
  • Infant Mortality: 4.69
  • Premature Mortality: 6
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.458
  • Community & Family Safety: 12
  • Poverty: 9.5
  • West Virginia

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. No
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting No
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 35
  • Overall Health: -0.559
  • Voter Turnout: 58%
  • Voter Registration: 67.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 76
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 6.2
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 8.6
  • Uninsured: 9.9
  • Active Physicians: 263.4
  • Infant Mortality: 6.96
  • Premature Mortality: 50
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.464
  • Community & Family Safety: 27
  • Poverty: 16.7
  • Wisconsin

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 25
  • Overall Health: 0.3
  • Voter Turnout: 76%
  • Voter Registration: 76.7%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 85
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4.2
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4.9
  • Uninsured: 10
  • Active Physicians: 264.9
  • Infant Mortality: 6.12
  • Premature Mortality: 15
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.439
  • Community & Family Safety: 21
  • Poverty: 10.2
  • Wyoming

  • Includes automatic voter registration, same day, and election day registration Yes
  • States that require additional documentation at the polls, such as photo ID, even after voters have already established their eligibility. Yes
  • Includes all mail elections and states with no-excuse absentee voting Yes
  • Includes states where rights are not lost after a felony conviction or rights are restored post-incarceration. No
  • Cost of Voting Index: 26
  • Overall Health: -0.069
  • Voter Turnout: 65%
  • Voter Registration: 69.3%
  • Self-Rated Health Good or Better: 84
  • Poor Mental Health Days: 4
  • Adults Receiving Disability Benefits: 4
  • Uninsured: 16.8
  • Active Physicians: 207.9
  • Infant Mortality: 5.33
  • Premature Mortality: 29
  • GINI Index / Income Inequality: 0.435
  • Community & Family Safety: 24
  • Poverty: 10.7