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 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.

Nov 7, 2012

Oakland City Council: De La Fuente Loses To Kaplan

Oakland City Council: De La Fuente Loses To Kaplan

An era ended on the Oakland City Council Tuesday night when veteran council member Ignacio De La Fuente decisively lost his bid to unseat incumbent Rebecca Kaplan for the at-large seat.

Nov 7, 2012

Bay Area Reaction to Obama Victory

Bay Area Reaction to Obama Victory

Bay Area Democrats celebrated in San Francisco on Tuesday night after hearing that President Barack Obama had been re-elected.

Nov 7, 2012

Solano County Election Results

Solano County Election Results

Solano County voters approved sales tax increases in Fairfield, Vacaville and Rio Vista in Tuesday's election.

Nov 7, 2012

San Francisco Election Results

San Francisco Election Results

San Francisco voters appear to have approved a ballot measure to overhaul the city's business tax system, as well as a parcel tax to fund City College and a bond measure to renovate city parks.

Nov 7, 2012

How Obama Won Four More Years

How Obama Won Four More Years

The president won the votes of racial minorities by a landslide — 93 percent of black, 73 percent of Asians and 71 percent of Latinos, up from 67 percent four years ago.

Nov 7, 2012

Condoms-in-Porn Initiative on Track to Pass

Condoms-in-Porn Initiative on Track to Pass

Measure B presented LA voters with the latest opportunity to require adult film actors to wear prophylactics during on-screen vaginal or anal intercourse.

Jan 4, 2013

Anti-Death Penalty Prop. 34 Defeated

Anti-Death Penalty Prop. 34 Defeated

The latest effort to abolish the death penalty in California lost Tuesday night, with results showing that more than half of the voters wanted to keep capital punishment.

Nov 7, 2012

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wins 4th Term

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wins 4th Term

It came as no surprise, but Dianne Feinstein was re-elected Tuesday to her fourth sixth-term seat as U.S. senator representing California.

Jan 4, 2013

Out-of-State Tax Rule Measure Prop. 39 Results Come In

Out-of-State Tax Rule Measure Prop. 39 Results Come In

Proposition 39, a ballot measure that would require multi-state businesses to base their income tax liability on the percentage of their sales in California, according to the official ballot summary.

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BART Transbay Service To Resume Monday

BART Transbay Service To Resume Monday

Regular BART service will resume Monday morning for all commuters.

Officials to Investigate, Learn From Firefighter's Death

Officials to Investigate, Learn From Firefighter's Death

Officials plan to spend upcoming weeks investigating what killed South Dakota fireman David Ruhl and finding ways to avoid such a loss from reoccurring.

Rocky Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres, 5 Percent Contained

Rocky Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres, 5 Percent Contained

The Rocky Fire burning in Lake County has jumped to 54,000 acres, Cal Fire said Sunday.

Concord Police Catches At-Large Parolee in Walnut Creek

Concord Police Catches At-Large Parolee in Walnut Creek

Concord Police officers captured a missing parolee at 1:22 p.m. on Sunday in Walnut Creek.

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, authorities said Sunday. The suspect remains at large and a warrant for first degree murder has been issued for his arrest...

Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore

Dead Humpback Whale Washes Ashore

A dead humpback whale washed ashore on a beach in Pacifica, dispatchers said Sunday.