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

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.

Nov 6, 2012

Millions Vote in California On Election Day

Millions Vote in California On Election Day

After months of hard campaigning by candidates and weeks of negative ads funded by record political spending, millions of California voters are finally having their say.

Nov 7, 2012

Mayor Chuck Reed On SJ Wage, Rose Herrera

Mayor Chuck Reed On SJ Wage, Rose Herrera

Early Wednesday morning, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed comments on his disappointment that the minimum wage hike passed and his pleasure that Rose Hererra won her city council seat again. Bob Redell reports.

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Daly City Police Surround Medical Building

Daly City Police Surround Medical Building

A witness tells NBC Bay Area that Daly City police are surrounding the Serramonte Medical Center at 1500 Southgate Avenue.

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway who survived a 5 ½-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high altitudes, low oxygen and freezing temperatures said that Allah protected his son.

Ivy League-Bound Oakland Teen on Today's "Ellen"

Ivy League-Bound Oakland Teen on Today's "Ellen"

Akintunde Ahmad has been accepted into Yale, Brown and Columbia, has a 5.0 GPA and scored a 2100 on his SATs. Now he's on his way to meet Ellen.

1888 "City of Chester" Shipwreck Rediscovered in SF Bay

1888 "City of Chester" Shipwreck Rediscovered in SF Bay

A shipwreck that killed 16 passengers in 1888 has been rediscovered under the Golden Gate Bridge - a find that allows history to be relived and a bit of Chinese bigotry to be erased, according to the...

Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

A 5-year-old boy suffered severe eye injuries when he was hit with a paintball in West Oakland on Tuesday evening, police said.

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.