Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a Dec. 15, 2016 rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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But there's a big partisan divide on the issue following the election of Donald Trump.

By Mahita Gajanan and TIME
December 18, 2016

More than half of Americans are concerned by reports of Russian hacking during the 2016 election, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

Forty-three percent of poll respondents said they are bothered a “great deal” by Russian interference in the election, while 12% more said they were bothered “quite a bit.” The CIA, the FBI and the Director of National Intelligence agreed on findings that Russians interfered in the U.S. presidential election as part of an effort to assist President-elect Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported on Friday, shortly before President Obama publicly warned Russia against hacking.

The poll found a significant partisan divide on the issue of Russian hacking; 86% of Democrats said they were bothered by the interference, compared to just 29% of Republicans who said the same. According to the poll, 49% of independents said they were bothered. Divisions remained regarding Trump’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin—61% of Democrats say the two are too friendly, while just 8% of Republicans said they believed the same.

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Of the respondents, 23% said they weren’t bothered at all by the news, while 8% said they were bothered “very little” and 10% the news bothered them “just some.”

Although 55% of respondents said they were concerned about Russian hacking, only 37% said the actions helped Trump win the election, while 57% said it didn’t make a difference.

The NBC/WSJ poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.

This article was originally published on TIME.com

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