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

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.

Thursday, 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,...

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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 cliff”...

Wednesday, 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 calls.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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 officials...

Wednesday, 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
Race Car Driver ID'd Among 3 Dead in Plane Crash: Report

Race Car Driver ID'd Among 3 Dead in Plane Crash: Report

A Connecticut race car driver was among the three people killed in the small plane crash on Long Island Tuesday afternoon, NBC Connecticut reports, citing multiple friends.

Boy Stabbed Near School in Westchester County: Police

Boy Stabbed Near School in Westchester County: Police

A young person was stabbed outside a school in Westchester County Wednesday morning, law enforcement sources told NBC 4 New York.

Body of Chimp Attack Victim Rejecting Face Transplant

Body of Chimp Attack Victim Rejecting Face Transplant

The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant. Charla Nash...

Bicyclist Wanted in Attack on Hybrid Car Driver in Brooklyn: NYPD

Bicyclist Wanted in Attack on Hybrid Car Driver in Brooklyn: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say erupted into a bout of bicyclist road rage against a Prius driver in Brooklyn.

Kasich to Suspend Presidential Campaign: Senior Advisers

Kasich to Suspend Presidential Campaign: Senior Advisers

Ohio Gov. John Kasich will suspend his presidential campaign Wednesday, a senior campaign adviser told NBC News. Kasich canceled a press conference in Virginia earlier in the day and is set to make a statement...

Donald Trump Faces GOP Backlash in NJ

Donald Trump Faces GOP Backlash in NJ

As the Republican party scrambles now to figure out what to do with Donald Trump as its likely presidential nominee, party leaders in New Jersey say they may either vote Hillary Clinton or not vote at all.