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.

Top Stories
Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Officials say a man was killed at a Bay Area beach on Monday after a giant hole he was digging in the sand collapsed and buried him.

Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Friends and family of a slain Dublin paramedic have launched a scholarship program aimed at giving inner city teens a unique summer experience.

73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

Crews responded Tuesday to a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District Tuesday afternoon. Police said a 73-year-old woman was shot inside a home.

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Recycling Truck

Sleeping Man Dumped Into Recycling Truck

A man who fell asleep in a dumpster woke up in the back of a garbage truck. San Francisco firefighters had to rescue the man who became stuck inside a Recology cardboard recycling truck early Tuesday morning.

O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, an Oakland A's spokesman said.

SF Soda Tax Placed on November Ballot

SF Soda Tax Placed on November Ballot

Less than two years ago, Richmond voters slapped city lawmakers with a dose of reality, shooting down a proposed ‘soda tax’ measure that would have been the first of its kind in the country.