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
Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

After two high-end car dealerships were hit within two days in two different cities, police are now trying to figure out if there is a link between the luxury dealership heists.

Former Govt. Powerbrokers Criticize PG&E

Former Govt. Powerbrokers Criticize PG&E

An NBC Bay Area undercover investigation exposed potential security vulnerabilities in Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s protection of the electric grid. Now, a former director of the CIA and a past...

Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison, Sonoma County Animal...

Report: 49ers' Kaepernick Used N-Word

Report: 49ers' Kaepernick Used N-Word

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick apparently used the N-word during last week's loss against the Bears, a Bears player is now saying.

Woodside Man Escorted Off LAX-Bound Flight

Woodside Man Escorted Off LAX-Bound Flight

A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Nebraska because of an unruly passenger from the Bay Area.

Despite "Great Progress,"  Fire Spreads to Tahoe Forest

Despite "Great Progress," Fire Spreads to Tahoe Forest

Crews have made "great progress" overnight battling the King Fire east of Sacramento, a Cal Fire spokesman said on Tuesday, although the wildland blaze has now crossed into another county and the Tahoe National...