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
A Happy Thanksgiving for Miami's Homeless

A Happy Thanksgiving for Miami's Homeless

Thousands of members of South Florida's homeless community received a hot meal and more for Thanksgiving thanks to the Miami Rescue Mission and Broward Outreach Centers.

Unclaimed $12M Lotto Ticket Bought in Miami Expiring Soon

Unclaimed $12M Lotto Ticket Bought in Miami Expiring Soon

An unclaimed Florida Lotto ticket worth $12 million will expire if it isn't claimed by Christmas Day.

Man Gets Prison Time for Living With Dead Body

Man Gets Prison Time for Living With Dead Body

A central Florida man who lived for weeks with a decomposing body in his house is heading to prison.

Man Stole From Church While Performing Community Service

Man Stole From Church While Performing Community Service

A man was arrested after authorities say he stole items from a Florida Keys church while he was serving community service there.

Machete-Wielding Robbers Arrested: Hollywood PD

Machete-Wielding Robbers Arrested: Hollywood PD

Hollywood Police have arrested a pair of robbers who they believe stormed into a Sunoco gas station last night armed with a machete to take money from a game full of spare change.

Postal Service Stepping Up Holiday Surveillance

Postal Service Stepping Up Holiday Surveillance

As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, the United States Postal Service says it’s stepping up its activities to keep a closer eye on all of the packages being delivered.