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
Police Identify Slain Off-Duty Darby Boro Officer

Police Identify Slain Off-Duty Darby Boro Officer

Authorities identified Sunday the off-duty Darby Borough police officer, who died Saturday after he was shot in the chest in his Delaware County home.

Philadelphia's on the Rise: Report

Philadelphia's on the Rise: Report

The City of Brotherly Love doesn't always garner the attention it deserves, but according to recent stats from Pew’s new report, Philadelphia is a city on the rise.

Crews Working to Restore Manayunk/Norristown Rail Service

Crews Working to Restore Manayunk/Norristown Rail Service

Nearly two days after a fire raged through a North Philadelphia warehouse and spilled debris across the tracks of the Manayunk/Norristown rail line, SEPTA crews are still working to restore service

2 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Chesco

2 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Chesco

A small plane crashed near an airport in Chester County, killing two men.

5 Hurt in Police Involved Crash in Bucks County

5 Hurt in Police Involved Crash in Bucks County

Five people were hurt when four vehicles-- including an unmarked police car -- were involved in a crash in Bucks County late Sunday night.

Alleged Target Peeping Tom Arrested

Alleged Target Peeping Tom Arrested

An alleged peeping Tom is in police custody after a victim said he secretly recorded her changing inside a dressing room in a Montgomery County Target store.