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

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

Watch: Full Obama Victory Speech

President Obama spoke to supporters in Chicago Tuesday after winning a second term in the White House.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Voters in 11 States Choose Governors

Voters in 11 States Choose Governors

Voters in eleven states across the nation were selecting governors in Tuesday’s elections.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

Democrats Hang Onto Senate with Wins in High-Profile Races

NBC News projected that Democrats would hold 53 seats in the next Senate, in addition to the consistent support of Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont and the possible support of newly-elected Independent...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

Glitches, Backlogs Mar Email Voting in NJ

New Jersey's efforts to smooth the voting process for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy have led to a new wave of glitches that could delay a definitive tally for days.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

Obama Mural Ordered Covered at Pa. Polls

A Philadelphia court judge ordered poll workers to cover up a mural of President Barack Obama that was inside a polling place at a local school. The uproar started when upset voters began circulating pictures...

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
|
By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president...View gallery

  • Obama 2012
  • Obama 2012
  • 155765365MD00169_President_
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Obama or Romney? It’s Up to Voters Now

Americans headed to polls Tuesday to render their verdict on whether to reelect President Barack Obama for four more years or propel Republican Mitt Romney to the presidency. After a grueling, marathon campaign...

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012
|
By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns coming to a close...View gallery

  • ELECTION 2012
  • APTOPIX America Votes
  • New York Votes
Top Stories
Obama Spotted in NYC, Greeted by Screaming Fans
Obama Spotted in NYC, Greeted by Screaming Fans

Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance in New York City Friday afternoon.

Suspect in Killing, Amber Alert Was Previously Deported: ICE
Suspect in Killing, Amber Alert Was Previously Deported: ICE

The missing 6-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday morning was safely located after an eight-hour multi-state manhunt, Pennsylvania police said.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

Mindboggling Bust Sculptures Stretch, Twist at NYC Gallery
Mindboggling Bust Sculptures Stretch, Twist at NYC Gallery

A New York City gallery is featuring the mind-bending works of an artist who trades plaster for paper to recreate classic sculptures. Artist Li Hongbo designed dozens of bust sculptures made entirely out of small pieces of paper for a 2014 exhibit at the Klein Sun Gallery, though the works are still housed there today. The sculptures were recently featured by BuzzFeed.  The unique materials are still attracting attention and acclaim nearly three years later.  All of the sculptures are flexible and can be stretched, twisted, and elongated before returning to their original shape. The demonstrations are typically done by gallery staff but occasionally visitors can test out the sculptures themselves, owner Eli Klein tells NBC 4 New York.  The majority of the pieces are bust sculptures created by gluing thousands of pieces of paper together, according t

Man Stabbed on Subway in Hamilton Heights: FDNY
Man Stabbed on Subway in Hamilton Heights: FDNY

Police are responding to a report of a stabbing on the subway in Hamilton Heights Friday evening.

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media
Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the briefing after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the number of journalists included. Typically, the daily briefing is televised and open to all news organizations credentialed to cover the White House. "The AP believes the public should have as much access to the president as possible," Lauren Easton, the AP's director of media relations, said in a statement. On Friday, hours after President Donald Trump delivered a speech blasting the media, Spicer invited only a pool of news organizations that represents and shares reporting with the larger press corps. He also invited several other major news outlets, as well as smaller organizations including the conservative Washington Times, One America News Network and Breitbart