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

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.

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...

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.

Nov 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Road to the White House

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns comes to a close, president... See Full Gallery

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...

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 7, 2012
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By Karen Franklin

Election 2012: A Look Back

It's go time and with the 2012 presidential campaigns coming to a close, preside... See Full Gallery

Nov 6, 2012

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Voters in Storm-Weary Rockaways Head to Polls

Katherine Creag is with voters as they line up outside tents and other makeshift polling sites on Election Day in the storm-ravaged Rockaways.

Nov 6, 2012

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

First Read: Clues Could Come Early on Election Night

Tuesday night could be a long one for electoral returns, but with polls in the key battleground states of Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania closing by 8 p.m. ET, there could...

Nov 6, 2012

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

NJ Voters Flock to Polls Amid Challenges

Officials in the tri-state area are working to make sure Sandy victims aren't disenfranchised. But the changes in polling locations and processes are confusing for many voters. NBC 4 New York's Brynn Gingras has...

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NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

Federal investigators are looking into state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' sources of income, according to people familiar with the investigation.

Woman Sues NJ Nursing Home for Alleged Neglect

Woman Sues NJ Nursing Home for Alleged Neglect

A woman has filed a lawsuit against a defunct state-run New Jersey nursing home for neglect she says led to her 68-year-old sister’s death.

FDNY Rescues 2 Children From Icy Bronx River

FDNY Rescues 2 Children From Icy Bronx River

Two children were rescued from an icy Bronx River in a tense operation by an FDNY cold-water rescue company Thursday evening after one fell into the water and the other was found perilously close to breaking...

Metro-North Delays Frustrate for 2nd Night

Metro-North Delays Frustrate for 2nd Night

Delays across several Metro-North lines Thursday frustrated commuters for a second night in a row.

Pot Arrests Plunge in NYC After Policy Change

Pot Arrests Plunge in NYC After Policy Change

New York City's pledge to stop making many marijuana arrests is playing out on the streets, where arrests and summonses for small-time pot possession have plummeted since the policy change this fall.

NY Wage Board Considers Raising Tipped Wage

NY Wage Board Considers Raising Tipped Wage

A state board is poised to vote on whether to raise the hourly wage made by restaurant servers and other tipped workers.