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

South Florida Voters Stood in Line Hours After Polls Closed

South Florida Voters Stood in Line Hours After Polls Closed

As NBC News projected President Obama to win, South Floridians still were waiting in line to vote.

Nov 27, 2012

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

Obama: "The Best Is Yet to Come"

President Barack Obama won a second term on Tuesday, emerging from a long, punishing campaign with a new mandate to lead a divided and anxious nation. "Tonight in this election, you, the American...

Nov 6, 2012

Campaign's Top Moments

Campaign's Top Moments

After many months, countless attack ads and nearly $2 billion raised and spent, the presidential campaign is finally coming to a close. Here's a look at the top moments.

Nov 7, 2012

Voters Endured Delays Amid Election Day Glitches in SoFla

Voters Endured Delays Amid Election Day Glitches in SoFla

Broken or malfunctioning scanners adding to wait times at polling sites.

Jan 4, 2013

St. Lucie Elections Procedures Probed in Report

St. Lucie Elections Procedures Probed in Report

Murphy was ultimately declared the winner of the race, unseating West, a first-term hero of the tea party movement.

Nov 28, 2012

Election Woes Lead Miami-Dade Panel to Seek Remedies

Election Woes Lead Miami-Dade Panel to Seek Remedies

The election advisory group in Miami-Dade aims to determine what went wrong during the election and what steps can be taken locally to fix them.

Nov 20, 2012

Canvassing Board Certifies Florida Voting Results

Canvassing Board Certifies Florida Voting Results

Secretary of State Ken Detzner says only unofficial returns from St. Lucie County were recorded since its official results were not received by Monday's deadline

Nov 20, 2012

West Concedes House Race to Murphy

West Concedes House Race to Murphy

Two weeks after Election Day and following a contentious recount, Republican Allen West has conceded to Democrat Patrick Murphy in a closely watched Florida congressional race, NBC South Florida

Nov 18, 2012

Patrick Murphy Presumed Winner in Race Against Allen West

Patrick Murphy Presumed Winner in Race Against Allen West

Under state law, unless they have received an emergency exemption from the state, unofficial results filed last week will be certified.

Nov 17, 2012

Judge Declines to Halt Recount in West-Murphy Race

Judge Declines to Halt Recount in West-Murphy Race

St. Lucie Circuit Judge Larry Schack denied an emergency motion Saturday by Democrat Patrick Murphy's campaign to halt the count, which they say is illegal.

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Push for In-State Tuition Break in Trouble

Push for In-State Tuition Break in Trouble

A push to let students pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally, is in trouble.

Student Stabbed at Piper High School

Student Stabbed at Piper High School

A 15-year-old student was stabbed at Piper High School in Sunrise Thursday morning.

Florida Man Guilty in Death of Former Girlfriend's Son

Florida Man Guilty in Death of Former Girlfriend's Son

31-year-old Michell Blanco was found guilty Thursday of child abuse and second-degree murder of his former girlfriend's son.

Animal Rescue Faces Cruelty Charges

Animal Rescue Faces Cruelty Charges

A South Florida woman who runs a pet rescue center is facing animal cruelty charges following complaints that she kept the animals in a "squalid warehouse," prosecutors say.

Fans Mourn Cheo Feliciano on Social Media

Fans Mourn Cheo Feliciano on Social Media

The death of Puerto Rican singer Cheo Feliciano shocked and saddened lovers of his legendary salsa and bolero music. See a collection of posts honoring his legacy and his music.

Food Prices Rise in South Florida

Food Prices Rise in South Florida

Food prices are on the rise in local South Florida grocery stores, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.