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US is worried about Russia using new efforts to exploit divisions in 2022 midterms
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US is worried about Russia using new efforts to exploit divisions in 2022 midterms

The five current and former US officials who spoke to CNN stressed that such a scenario remains hypothetical. Administration officials agree with local election officials that the problem goes beyond inevitable security shortfalls. Current and former officials say little has been done to inform, let alone convince, American voters that Russia is trying to attack US elections again. That's creating a battle for public perceptions of the security of elections, which often don't mirror the reality of how secure they are. "If something small happens, it will feed into the mania and chaos, and all of a sudden people will think all the elections are completely insecure," said Nicole Tisdale, who until April was the legislative affairs director at the National Security Council and previously...