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.

Top Stories
S. Fla. Woman Tells Airbag Horror Story

S. Fla. Woman Tells Airbag Horror Story

Federal highway safety officials continued to urge owners of nearly 8 million vehicles under the new airbag recall. But, for some drivers like Claribel Nunez, the recall comes too late after she was involved in...

Email Schemes Getting More Clever

Email Schemes Getting More Clever

At first glance, the emails may look legitimate, containing warnings about accounts that need updating, or packages that need to be delivered.

Guard Injured at Ultra Suing for $10 Million

Guard Injured at Ultra Suing for $10 Million

A security guard injured during this year’s Ultra Music Festival in March will file a lawsuit Monday against the festival organizers, the city of Miami, and others for $10 million.

Bondi Asks Fed. Court to Keep Marriage Ban

Bondi Asks Fed. Court to Keep Marriage Ban

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking a federal judge to keep the state's ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Police Probe Suspicious Cat Deaths in Palmetto Bay

Police Probe Suspicious Cat Deaths in Palmetto Bay

Police are investigating after at least two cats have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in the same Palmetto Bay neighborhood in the past week.

Forecast: Sunny, Breezy Saturday

Forecast: Sunny, Breezy Saturday

Dry air has filtered in behind the front that left us soggy conditions all week, giving us beautiful weather just in time for the weekend. Highs will be in the low 80s. It will be breezy, with a moderate risk of...