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
Man Sets House on Fire, Kills Responding Deputy

Man Sets House on Fire, Kills Responding Deputy

A Florida official says a sheriff's deputy and a gunman have been killed in shootout near Tallahassee.

Arrest in Coconut Creek Accident that Killed Teen

Arrest in Coconut Creek Accident that Killed Teen

Coconut Creek Police announced Friday that they have arrested Patricio Arias Verdial, 19, on multiple charges related to an accident that killed 19-year-old Joe Ianzano in August.

Gas Station Shooting in Miami Leaves One Dead

Gas Station Shooting in Miami Leaves One Dead

An early morning shooting at a Miami gas station Saturday has left one person dead.

Pet of the Week: Max

Pet of the Week: Max

Our pet of the week is Max, a 2-month-old chihuahua mix puppy from the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

Local Shelters to Offer Black Friday Adoption Specials

Local Shelters to Offer Black Friday Adoption Specials

Two Broward shelters are teaming up to find homeless pets new families for the holidays.

Shooting Injures Man in Lauderdale Lakes

Shooting Injures Man in Lauderdale Lakes

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg in Lauderdale Lakes on Saturday.