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 people...

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 reported.

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
Pair Left Teen Shooting Victim at Hospital: Police

Pair Left Teen Shooting Victim at Hospital: Police

Miami Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two people seen dropping off a 16-year-old boy at the hospital shortly before he died of gunshot wounds.

NAACP Wants Justice Dept. to Probe FLPD

NAACP Wants Justice Dept. to Probe FLPD

The NAACP is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the Fort Lauderdale Police Department after the scandal that saw four officers lose their jobs over a racist video and text messages.

Massive Gator Spotted Again at Florida Golf Club

Massive Gator Spotted Again at Florida Golf Club

The giant alligator spotted at an Englewood golf course is back -- and this time, he's hungry.

BSO Issuing Tickets to Walkers, Bikers and Drivers

BSO Issuing Tickets to Walkers, Bikers and Drivers

After a several months long education campaign warning citizens about pedestrian and bicycle safety, the Broward Sheriff's Office will now start handing out tickets to pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists...

Car Found in Fatal Coral Gables Hit-and-Run: Cops

Car Found in Fatal Coral Gables Hit-and-Run: Cops

Police executed a search warrant early Friday at a home where they believe the vehicle at the center of Thursday's deadly hit and run crash is located.

NYPD Cop Pleads Guilty in South Florida Cocaine Deal

NYPD Cop Pleads Guilty in South Florida Cocaine Deal

A suspended New York Police Department officer has pleaded guilty to playing a role in a $200,000 South Florida cocaine deal.