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
Local Woman Wins $1M Chip Flavor Contest

Local Woman Wins $1M Chip Flavor Contest

Lays Wasabi Ginger chip won the 'Do Us a Flavor' Chip Contest. The New Jersey woman who designed it will be awarded $1 Million.

Dump Truck Overturns, Person Trapped

Dump Truck Overturns, Person Trapped

A dump truck overturned along a Chester County road Tuesday morning leaving its load on the side of the road.

Celebrities React to Oscar de la Renta's Death

Celebrities React to Oscar de la Renta's Death

Oscar de la Renta was one of the most celebrated and famed fashion designers and couturiers in the world. As news spread of his death Monday night, celebrities and fans mourned the loss of the acclaimed fashion...

3-Year-Old Beaten to Death Over Dirty Diaper: Brother

3-Year-Old Beaten to Death Over Dirty Diaper: Brother

Police say the 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old girl allegedly beaten to death by her stepfather at a Brooklyn homeless shelter gave detectives a detailed account of the assault, telling them the...

Man Ordered to Pay Slain Wife's Funeral Expense

Man Ordered to Pay Slain Wife's Funeral Expense

A western Pennsylvania man serving a life term in the strangulation murder of his wife has been ordered to pay her family more than $14,000 to compensate them for her funeral expenses.

WATCH: Officers Chase Horse Through NYC Streets

WATCH: Officers Chase Horse Through NYC Streets

A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend. Stephen Malone, carriage driver and industry spokesperson, told NBC 4 New York the horse returned...