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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Highway Shooting Leads to Crash

Highway Shooting Leads to Crash

A driver opened fire on a busy South Florida highway, causing a multivehicle crash before fleeing the scene Tuesday night, officials said.

Bouncer Says Patron Threw Cement Object at His Head

Bouncer Says Patron Threw Cement Object at His Head

A bouncer at a Southwest Miami-Dade strip club said he was attacked while on the job.

Mercedes Hit by Lawsuit Over Sprinter Model

Mercedes Hit by Lawsuit Over Sprinter Model

Mercedes Benz has been hit by a class action lawsuit, accused of selling a van with a defect that many passengers have said they find unbelievable.

Police Identify Suspected Cop Impersonators

Police Identify Suspected Cop Impersonators

Police have identified a group of people they said are suspected police impersonators.

Jury Awards $5.25M in Charter School Sex Assault Case

Jury Awards $5.25M in Charter School Sex Assault Case

A jury has awarded $5.25 million to a boy who claims he was raped and bullied by a fellow student at Downtown Miami Charter School.

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Allegedly Setting Dog on Fire

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Allegedly Setting Dog on Fire

A dog named Hope is recovering in DeSoto county after police say the pet's owner chained her to a shed and set her on fire.