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
6 Students Taken to Hospital After Taking Pills

6 Students Taken to Hospital After Taking Pills

Six eighth-grade students were transported to a local hospital after taking another student's diabetes medication, and two others are being evaluated, officials said.

Med. Examiner Identifies Body as Missing Woman

Med. Examiner Identifies Body as Missing Woman

Less than 24 hours after Tanya Gonzalez’s car was discovered with a body in the trunk, the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a body in its possession as Tanya Gonzalez.

$23M in Cocaine Being Offloaded in Miami Beach

$23M in Cocaine Being Offloaded in Miami Beach

The Coast Guard is reporting an operation in the Caribbean that netted more than $23 million worth of cocaine.

FHP Targets Aggressive Drivers on "Killer Krome"

FHP Targets Aggressive Drivers on "Killer Krome"

Krome Avenue has been the scene of horrific accidents, is too narrow, there isn’t enough light and drivers can sometimes be quite aggressive. That’s prompted the Florida Highway Patrol to step up enforcement on...

Used Car Lot Under Fire From Unhappy Customers

Used Car Lot Under Fire From Unhappy Customers

A used car lot that gets more than its share of consumer complaints has been accused in a lawsuit of deceptive trade practices and bait and switch advertising.

New Runway Opening at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

New Runway Opening at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

Officials say a new runway opening at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport should help reduce flight delays and bring more tourists to South Florida.