2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More | NBC New York
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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama Thanks Michelle

Obama's victory speech included a heartfelt thank you to First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine, Maryland Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

Maine and Maryland made history Tuesday, approving gay marriage by popular vote, according to NBC News projections.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

3 NY Seats in Congress Switch Parties; Dems Get 2

3 NY Seats in Congress Switch Parties; Dems Get 2

Three of New York's seats in Congress switched parties Tuesday night, with Democrats taking two seats from Republicans and Republicans taking one from Democrats in hard-fought races.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

GOP Keeps House Majority

GOP Keeps House Majority

Republicans are projected to hold onto the majority they won in the U.S. House two years ago, NBC News reported, projecting the GOP to hang onto 238 seats to the Democrats' 197, after entering the night...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

NJ Voters Approve Raising Judges' Benefits Costs

NJ Voters Approve Raising Judges' Benefits Costs

New Jersey voters have approved a ballot question forcing judges and state Supreme Court justices to pay more for retirement and health benefits.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Elizabeth Warren Wins Mass. Senate Race

Elizabeth Warren Wins Mass. Senate Race

Elizabeth Warren took back a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts for Democrats after beating Republican Sen. Scott Brown, helping her party hang onto its majority in the chamber, according to NBC News projections....

Top Stories
Guilty Plea in Case of Missing NJ Student Sarah Stern
Guilty Plea in Case of Missing NJ Student Sarah Stern

One of two defendants has pleaded guilty in the death of Sarah Stern, a 19-year-old New Jersey student who was allegedly robbed, killed and then dumped over a bridge last year, prosecutors said Monday.

Woman, 22, Allegedly Hit by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Cop Dies
Woman, 22, Allegedly Hit by Drunk Off-Duty NYPD Cop Dies

The 22-year-old driver rear-ended by an allegedly drunk off-duty NYPD cop on the Van Wyck Expressway over the weekend has died, officials said Monday.

Identities of 4 Children, Adult Killed in NYC Fire Revealed
Identities of 4 Children, Adult Killed in NYC Fire Revealed

Authorities have revealed the identities of the five people killed in a fast-moving fire that consumed a two-story home in Queens over the weekend, trapping at least two victims in an attic as desperate...

Obama Urges Community Organizing, Civic Engagement
Obama Urges Community Organizing, Civic Engagement

Former President Barack Obama said that while there are several issues he intends to work on post-presidency, helping preparing the next generation of leaders is "the single most important thing I can do." In...

Judge Orders Release of Aaron Hernandez Suicide Letters
Judge Orders Release of Aaron Hernandez Suicide Letters

A judge has ordered the release of three suicide notes that ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez allegedly left in his cell before killing himself last week. The lawyer for Hernandez's fiancée filed a motion Monday...