Recent polling shows that Americans are concerned about election security and Russian election interference as well, though a partisan divide remains to some degree.
Elizabeth McElvein was formerly a research assistant in the Governance Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. She is a graduate of Scripps College, where she majored in politics, international relations, and French.
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