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
Fans Gear Up for WrestleMania With HOF Ceremony

Fans Gear Up for WrestleMania With HOF Ceremony

Wrestling fans have had lots to do before the main WrestleMania event Sunday evening.

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping of Teen Girl

Hayward Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping of Teen Girl

Police Saturday morning are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping Friday in Hayward.

Downtown Fight Leaves Man Dead in San Jose: Report

Downtown Fight Leaves Man Dead in San Jose: Report

An investigation is underway Saturday after an early morning fight left one man dead in the South Bay.

Man Reportedly Exposes Himself Near High School in Millbrae

Man Reportedly Exposes Himself Near High School in Millbrae

Deputies are on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself while sitting in a truck near a Millbrae high school on Friday, San Mateo County sheriff's officials said.

Pope Francis Prays for Germanwings Victims

Pope Francis Prays for Germanwings Victims

Pope Francis opened solemn Holy Week services with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, stressing humility and remembering the dead in the Germanwings crash, The Associated Press reported.

Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

Vigils Held for Slain SJ Officer

The man who authorities said killed a San Jose police officer suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, depression and alcoholism, according to his niece, Amber Golart.