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

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Top Stories
Search for Missing Vallejo Teen Called Off

Search for Missing Vallejo Teen Called Off

The search for missing Vallejo teenager Pearl Pinson in and around the town of Jenner was called off Sunday.

Car Goes Off Cliff in East Bay, Two Minors Rescued

Car Goes Off Cliff in East Bay, Two Minors Rescued

Two people escaped serious injury Sunday morning after a vehicle went over a cliff off Grizzly Peak in the Oakland Hills, according to fire officials.

Search for Teens at Reservoir Turns Into Recovery Effort

Search for Teens at Reservoir Turns Into Recovery Effort

The search effort at a Stanislaus County reservoir for two Oakland boys who went into the water Saturday afternoon has turned into a recovery effort, authorities said Sunday.

Sharks Invite Fans to Watch Party at SAP Center

Sharks Invite Fans to Watch Party at SAP Center

SAP Center will open its doors Monday for a Game 1 watch party as the San Jose Sharks take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final opening game at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began "randomly shooting," killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before being killed by a SWAT officer, police...

South Bay Suspect Remains at Large After Home Standoff

South Bay Suspect Remains at Large After Home Standoff

A suspect remains at large after a standoff with police in San Jose came to an end Sunday afternoon.