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

Roundup: California's Ballot Prop. Results

Roundup: California's Ballot Prop. Results

A roundup of how the state's 11 ballot proposition fared in Tuesday's election.

Jan 4, 2013

Prop. 36 Passes; Will Modify Three Strikes Law

Prop. 36 Passes; Will Modify Three Strikes Law

Voters on Tuesday opted to change California’s “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law, which mandates a life sentence for anyone convicted of three serious crimes, NBC projects.

Jan 4, 2013

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Gov. Jerry Brown says approval of Prop 30 isn't a "cure," but that it will prevent education cuts.

Nov 8, 2012
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By Will Brinson

Giants Part of Presidential Voting Trend

Giants Part of Presidential Voting Trend

The Giants and Barack Obama are part of an interesting historical trend relating to the World Series champions and the candidate who won the World Series.

Nov 7, 2012

SF Voters Approve Tax For City College

SF Voters Approve Tax For City College

San Francisco property owners voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to tax themselves to help keep the doors at City College open.

Nov 7, 2012

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

Jan 4, 2013

Veteran Congressman Stark Loses To Swalwell

Veteran Congressman Stark Loses To Swalwell

After 40 years in office - the longest term for any Congressman - the uber-liberal, ultra-vocal Pete Stark lost to a Democratic challenger - Eric Swalwell - who is an Alameda County prosecutor and nearly...

Nov 7, 2012

Winners: SJ Mininum Wage, Councilwoman Rose Herrera

Winners: SJ Mininum Wage, Councilwoman Rose Herrera

There were two big winners in San Jose following Election Day: Workers who will now earn a minimum of $10 an hour, and incumbent city councilman Rose Herrera.

Nov 7, 2012

Alaco Supes: Richard Valle Wins Lockyer's Seat

Alaco Supes: Richard Valle Wins Lockyer's Seat

Richard Valle won with 36 percent of the vote.

Nov 6, 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.

Top Stories
Man Wanted in Body-Part-Filled Suitcase Case

Man Wanted in Body-Part-Filled Suitcase Case

San Francisco Police have released photos of a man they are describing as a person of interest in the case of the suitcase stuffed with human body parts.

Principal Accused of Stealing Student Money

Principal Accused of Stealing Student Money

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposes that a former San Jose High School principal opened an unauthorized bank account tied to the school’s PTSA, and an audit found she made thousands of dollars in...

2 Disney-Linked Measles Cases in Marin Co. Kids

2 Disney-Linked Measles Cases in Marin Co. Kids

Two cases of measles have been confirmed in Marin County, the health department said on Thursday, and both children were unvaccinated.

Union City Elementary School Lockdown Over

Union City Elementary School Lockdown Over

Police searching for a burglary suspect in Union City ordered an elementary school locked down and asked nearby residents to shelter-in-place, police and school officials said.

Victim's Mom Leaves as Gory Images Shown at Aaron Hernandez Trial

Victim's Mom Leaves as Gory Images Shown at Aaron Hernandez Trial

The mother of Odin Lloyd, the man former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing, left the courtroom in tears when prosecutors displayed photographs of her son's body. The graphic images showed

San Jose Postmaster Retires After 36 Years

San Jose Postmaster Retires After 36 Years

San Jose Postmaster Sam Vasquez is retiring after 36 years on the job. Damian Trujillo reports.