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
Possible Lightning Strike Causes Duplex Fire in Miami

Possible Lightning Strike Causes Duplex Fire in Miami

Severe weather in South Florida left thousands without power and displaced families at a Miami duplex.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Teen Boaters

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Teen Boaters

The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset Friday for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week off the coast of Jupiter.

Gymnastics Coach Arrested on Child Porn Charges: BSO

Gymnastics Coach Arrested on Child Porn Charges: BSO

A gymnastics coach from Lauderdale Lakes has been arrested on child pornography and gun possession charges, according to authorities.

Crime Stoppers Tip Led Police to Sunrise Murder Suspect

Crime Stoppers Tip Led Police to Sunrise Murder Suspect

A Crime Stoppers tip led police to a man whose violent crime spree in a Sunrise neighborhood culminated in the shooting of a father of two, police said Friday.

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Dr. Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who sparked outrage after killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has reached out to U.S. authorities, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. A representative...

Expert South Florida Couponer Reveals Her Secrets

Expert South Florida Couponer Reveals Her Secrets

Marlene Ramirez is what is known as an extreme couponer. She has thousands of dollars worth of products she’s paid little or no money for. Ramirez calls it her "stockpile."