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... 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...

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
Woman Huffed Dust Spray, Caused Deadly Crash: Police

Woman Huffed Dust Spray, Caused Deadly Crash: Police

A central Pennsylvania woman accused of huffing dust spray before a fatal car crash has been convicted of third-degree murder.

145 Minors Arrested For Underage Drinking in Del.

145 Minors Arrested For Underage Drinking in Del.

Police in Newark say they arrested 145 minors caught drinking at a party.

I Thought It Was a Prank: Commuter on Headless Body

I Thought It Was a Prank: Commuter on Headless Body

A professor at a Long Island college was beheaded outside an apartment building by her son who then jumped to his death in front of a train Tuesday, police said. The decapitated body of Patricia Ward,...

NJ Teen Accused of High School Weapon Threat

NJ Teen Accused of High School Weapon Threat

Police have arrested a 17-year-old New Jersey high school student after they say he threatened to bring a weapon to school.

Amanda Bynes' Mom Granted Temporary Conservatorship

Amanda Bynes' Mom Granted Temporary Conservatorship

Amanda Bynes' mother Lynn Bynes has been granted a temporary conservatorship over her daughter.

2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

Two people were shot and one person stabbed in San Francisco amid raucous celebrations following the Giants’ World Series victory, police said. The rowdiness included people setting bonfires in the streets...