2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 7, 2012

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

Nov 7, 2012

A Closer Look at Local Voter Turnout

A Closer Look at Local Voter Turnout

A breakdown of the local voter turnout numbers during the 2012 Presidential Election.

Nov 7, 2012
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By David Chang

Local Voter Turnout: By the Numbers

Now that the Presidential Election is over, voting statistics are starting to... See Full Gallery

Nov 7, 2012

Christie on Obama: I Give Credit Where It's Due

Christie on Obama: I Give Credit Where It's Due

Governor Chris Christie spoke on President Obama’s win during a press conference in Long Beach Island, NJ.

Nov 7, 2012

How Obama Won Four More Years

How Obama Won Four More Years

The president won the votes of racial minorities by a landslide — 93 percent of black, 73 percent of Asians and 71 percent of Latinos, up from 67 percent four years ago.

Nov 7, 2012

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren: Win for Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren took back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat for Democrats after unseating Republican Sen. Scott Brown, helping her party hang onto its majority in the chamber and becoming the first woman to...

Nov 7, 2012

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine and Maryland made history Tuesday, approving gay marriage by popular vote, according to NBC News projections.

Nov 7, 2012

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

President Obama spoke to supporters in Chicago Tuesday after winning a second term in the White House.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama's victory speech included a heartfelt thank you to First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Top Stories
WWII Vet Wants Battle of the Bulge Memorial in Philly

WWII Vet Wants Battle of the Bulge Memorial in Philly

On the eve of Memorial Day, a local World War II veteran wants to make sure there’s a permanent reminder in Philadelphia of the sacrifices his fellow soldiers made.

"Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash

"Beautiful Mind" Mathematician, Wife Die in Crash

The Princeton University mathematician and Nobel Prize winner whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" died in a taxi accident in New Jersey on Saturday, according to reports.

Several Hospitalized in Montco CO Incident

Several Hospitalized in Montco CO Incident

Several people were hospitalized after a carbon monoxide incident in Montgomery County.

Pa Woman Arrested After 4 Dogs Found Dead in Home

Pa Woman Arrested After 4 Dogs Found Dead in Home

Authorities in western Pennsylvania said they have arrested a woman after four dogs were found dead in a Pittsburgh home.

Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Montoya Wins the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Juan Pablo Montoya held off Penske Racing teammate Will Power over the final two laps Sunday to win his second Indianapolis 500. After watching Power jockey for the lead with Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott...

Driver Shot, Other Cars Damaged in Pittsburgh Tunnel

Driver Shot, Other Cars Damaged in Pittsburgh Tunnel

Authorities in western Pennsylvania said a driver was hit by gunfire from another vehicle in a tunnel in Pittsburgh.