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

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...

Nov 7, 2012

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

New Jersey voters are sending Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez back to Washington for another six years.

Nov 7, 2012

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was elected to her first full, six-year term Tuesday night, fending off a challenge from Republican Wendy Long.

Nov 7, 2012

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Storm victims lined up throughout the tri-state to cast votes Tuesday, in some places where tents replaced polling sites and voting machines were powered by generators, as officials promised the devastation...

Nov 6, 2012

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

In the storm-ravaged tri-state, some voters will be casting ballots in places different from their usual polls.

Top Stories
NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

NYC Schools Open Wednesday; MTA Service Resumes

Travel bans across the tri-state area were lifted Tuesday morning and subways slowly roared back to life, hours after a debilitating winter storm pelted the region with blinding snow and icy winds and forced...

Silver to Step Down As He Loses Democratic Support

Silver to Step Down As He Loses Democratic Support

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed to give up the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday.

Storm Shutdown Was Overkill, Complain NYers

Storm Shutdown Was Overkill, Complain NYers

Politicians are facing backlash over their decisions to shut down streets and transit after business owners and employees say they lost revenue and wages during their forced stay home in what turned out to be a...

BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

BLIZZARD GUIDE: When Roads, Rails and Schools Will Reopen

The tri-state is beginning to dig out from a blizzard that walloped parts of the tri-state with more than two feet of snow and forced one of the busiest regions in the world to grind to a near halt.

Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

Teen Dies in Sledding Accident During Blizzard: Police

A teenager died after being injured in a sledding accident Monday night on Long Island during a massive snowstorm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of the area, according to Suffolk police.

Man Who Held Knife to Woman's Neck Arrested: NYPD

Man Who Held Knife to Woman's Neck Arrested: NYPD

Police have arrested a man they say pressed a knife to a woman’s throat inside a Lower East Side building, leading an officer to open fire and shoot him three times in the chest early Tuesday.