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 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.

Nov 8, 2012

First Read: Obama Faces Tough Choices, GOP Has Major Brand Problem

First Read: Obama Faces Tough Choices, GOP Has Major Brand Problem

Now that the afterglow of his reelection victory has faded, President Barack Obama is getting back to work in Washington on Thursday — and has the daunting challenge of the imminent fiscal cliff to contend with,...

Nov 8, 2012

Decision 2016: Will Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio Run?

Decision 2016: Will Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio Run?

Political insiders are laying odds on the next round of contenders.

Nov 8, 2012

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

President Barack Obama spent little time celebrating his re-election, speaking by phone Wednesday with House Speaker John Boehner and other top House and Senate leaders ahead of a looming “fiscal...

Nov 7, 2012

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Between the time Tuesday's presidential race was called and the time Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago to accept his victory, the president made and received two very important phone

Nov 8, 2012

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

A record number of women were elected to Congress Tuesday night.

Nov 7, 2012

Election Results

Election Results

Check the latest results for all the local and national races in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Nov 8, 2012

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

After a six-year quest to lead the United States, Romney must return to life as a private citizen.

Nov 7, 2012

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

When state officials changed election procedures on the fly so people displaced by last week's massive storm would have a chance to vote, the directives triggered confusion for voters and local...

Nov 7, 2012

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

Christie: Hope Romney Continues to "Be a Voice" in Public Life

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discusses his disappointment over Gov. Mitt Romney's loss in the presidential election and says he hopes he continues to "be a voice" in public life in the country.

Top Stories
Couple Reunited With Wedding Photos Lost in Sandy

Couple Reunited With Wedding Photos Lost in Sandy

A New Jersey couple about to celebrate their 47th wedding anniversary has been reunited with their lost wedding photos, just one day after NBC 4 New York aired a report about a Staten Island couple who found the...

Armed Robber Sneaks Up on Stroller-Pushing Mom: Cops

Armed Robber Sneaks Up on Stroller-Pushing Mom: Cops

An armed robber is being sought in a string of robberies that occurred in a two-hour span in the Bronx, including one targeting a mother pushing her baby in a stroller, police say.

3 Dead in Violent Head-On Crash in New Jersey

3 Dead in Violent Head-On Crash in New Jersey

Three people were killed and a fourth person was critically injured in a three-vehicle crash on a busy New Jersey road Tuesday afternoon, authorities say.

Cops Hear Gunshot, Arrest Slaying Suspect at Scene: NYPD

Cops Hear Gunshot, Arrest Slaying Suspect at Scene: NYPD

A group of police officers patrolling a Queens neighborhood arrested a man on murder charges moments after hearing the gunshot they say killed a 55-year-old man late on Tuesday.

Man Spray-Paints Swastikas Outside Catholic School: Cops

Man Spray-Paints Swastikas Outside Catholic School: Cops

Police are looking for a vandal who was captured on security video spraying anti-Semitic graffiti outside a Catholic school on Staten Island last Friday.

Bag of Bankrupt Casino's Money Falls Off Truck

Bag of Bankrupt Casino's Money Falls Off Truck

Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.