- - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Washington Times National Security Reporter Dan Boylan on This Morning, America’s News First with Gordon Deal:

 

Fear, confusion over integrity of U.S. election systems at all-time high ahead of midterms

With U.S. intelligence chiefs warning that Russian operatives are already mobilizing to mar the November midterms, fear and confusion over the integrity of the nation’s election systems are running at an all-time high.



Although some bellwether special elections have been held in recent months, the primary votes in Texas and Illinois this month kick off the official contests that will determine the balance of power in Congress and in statehouses across the nation.

State and federal officials readily acknowledge that the shadows that hung over the 2016 vote have not cleared, including Kremlin-directed disinformation efforts, abuse of social media and attempts to hack state electoral systems.

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