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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

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Saturday, Nov 17, 2012

Election Workers Ready For Recount in West, Murphy Race

Election Workers Ready For Recount in West, Murphy Race

A recount of early votes was scheduled for Saturday in the 18th Congressional District contest.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

Nearly 1,000 Unaccounted-For Ballots Found: Report

Nearly 1,000 Unaccounted-For Ballots Found: Report

Voting advocates said Tuesday they want to meet with the Broward County supervisor of elections to fix problems related to last week’s election, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

Activist Groups Demand Florida Election Reform

Activist Groups Demand Florida Election Reform

The activist groups’ demands for reforms are aimed at Gov. Rick Scott and the state Legislature.

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Groups Urge for Expanded Early Voting Days

Groups Urge for Expanded Early Voting Days

They proposed several recommendations Monday in response to long lines for early voting as well as on Election Day and delays in getting ballots counted in last Tuesday's election.

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Recounts in Hallandale Beach, Dania Beach Races

Recounts in Hallandale Beach, Dania Beach Races

Races to fill city commission seats too close to call in Broward.

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012

Partial Recount Changes Little in West-Murphy Race

Partial Recount Changes Little in West-Murphy Race

Election officials said they were taking the step "out of an abundance of caution."

Saturday, Nov 10, 2012

Allen West Refuses to Concede Congressional Race

Allen West Refuses to Concede Congressional Race

In a complete though unofficial tally of votes reported Saturday, Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy kept a lead outside the parameters of an automatic recount.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

Obama Wins Fla., Final Tally 332-206

NBC News has declared Saturday that President Barack Obama won Florida, giving him a final electoral vote tally of 332 to Mitt Romney’s 206.

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F-16s Sent to Enforce No-Fly Zone in Palm Beach County

F-16s Sent to Enforce No-Fly Zone in Palm Beach County

Residents in South Florida once again heard fighter jets racing through the skies Sunday afternoon, sent to intercept an airplane entering a restricted air space.

Swedes Scratch Heads at Trump's Suggestion of Major Incident

Swedes Scratch Heads at Trump's Suggestion of Major Incident

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe. It wasn't clear what he was referring to and there were no high-profile situations reported in Sweden on Friday night. The comment prompted a barrage of social media reaction on Sunday, with hundreds of tweets, and a local newspaper published a list of events that happened on Friday that appeared to have no connections to any terror-like activity.

Trump Motorcade Hit by 2x4, 5 Students Face Charges

Trump Motorcade Hit by 2x4, 5 Students Face Charges

Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a ``2x4'' and five middle school students are now facing charges.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. The memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump's broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration. Kelly outlines plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand on the priority list for immigrants marked for immediate removal and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests, according to a person briefed on the documents, who confirmed the details to The Associated Press.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival Taking Over This Weekend

Coconut Grove Arts Festival Taking Over This Weekend

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival shows off work from over 350 renowned artists from across the world for the three day event.

1 in Critical Condition After Miami Road Rage Incident: MDPD

1 in Critical Condition After Miami Road Rage Incident: MDPD

A crash in Miami escalated into a violent road rage incident that left one man hospitalized in critical condition.