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
Spirit Airlines Flight Struck by Lightning

Spirit Airlines Flight Struck by Lightning

A Spirit Airlines plane that left Tampa and was bound for Atlantic City was struck by lightning Tuesday evening, the airline confirmed to NBC 6.

Charter Schools Not Making the Grade

Charter Schools Not Making the Grade

Charter schools are so popular they’ve doubled in number to more than 600 across the state. But lately charter schools have made headlines for a rash of closings in South Florida—that aren’t just upsetting...

2 Arrested in Ferguson Protest at Miami Courthouse

2 Arrested in Ferguson Protest at Miami Courthouse

Two people at a small, but passionate protest outside the Miami-Dade Metro Justice building Tuesday evening were arrested by police for failing to obey a lawful order.

Robbers Who Force Victims to Strip Hit Again

Robbers Who Force Victims to Strip Hit Again

A group of armed robbers who make their victims take off their clothes hit again over the weekend, the latest in a string of robberies all with a similar modus operandi.

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Protests Continue Day After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Communities braced for new protests after violence and acts of civil disobedience broke out in several U.S. cities overnight following a grand jury decision against charging a white police officer, Darren...

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to be Heavy

Thanksgiving Travel Expected to be Heavy

Another early winter snow storm is expected to wreak havoc on millions of travelers hitting the road and taking to the skies over the Thanksgiving holiday.