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 8, 2012

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

President Barack Obama spent little time celebrating his re-election, speaking by phone Wednesday with House Speaker John Boehner and other top House and Senate leaders ahead of a looming “fiscal cliff”...

Nov 7, 2012

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Axelrod: There Were a Lot of Tears Flowing

Between the time Tuesday's presidential race was called and the time Barack Obama took the stage in Chicago to accept his victory, the president made and received two very important phone calls.

Nov 7, 2012

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

Women Win Record Number of Seats in Congress

A record number of women were elected to Congress Tuesday night.

Nov 7, 2012

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

Romney Faces Future as Private Citizen

After a six-year quest to lead the United States, Romney must return to life as a private citizen.

Nov 7, 2012

Gay-Marriage Backers End Losing Streak

Gay-Marriage Backers End Losing Streak

For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They'd won every time the issue went to a popular vote. That winning streak has now been shattered in a multi-state electoral sweep by gay...

Jan 4, 2013

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Brown: Prop 30 Taxes for "California Dream"

Gov. Jerry Brown says approval of Prop 30 isn't a "cure," but that it will prevent education cuts.

Nov 7, 2012

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

Election Day 2012: By the Numbers

The most important number for President Barack Obama on Election Day was 270, the number of electoral votes needed to clinch his re-election. For the rest of us, the culmination of the marathon 2012 presidential...

Nov 8, 2012

Neighborhoods, Not City Hall, to Be Filner's Focus

Neighborhoods, Not City Hall, to Be Filner's Focus

Filner promised a "very open" administration that will come in with respect, understanding but will not be status-quo.

Nov 7, 2012

Results Favor Prop 30 Schools Initiative

Results Favor Prop 30 Schools Initiative

In early returns, it looked as if the ballot measure watched by millions of California’s school children would not pass.

Nov 8, 2012

California's Ballot Proposition Results

California's Ballot Proposition Results

A roundup of how the state's 11 ballot proposition fared in Tuesday's election.

Top Stories
East County Teen: I Was Beaten, Humiliated

East County Teen: I Was Beaten, Humiliated

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department confirms it is investigating a case involving violence against a West Hills High School student.

Man Posed as HS Student to Sexually Assault Teen: PD

Man Posed as HS Student to Sexually Assault Teen: PD

A man with San Diego ties was arrested this week after police say he pretended to be a high school student to assault a teenager.

2nd Arrest Made in School Threats

2nd Arrest Made in School Threats

Police have made two arrests in alleged online threats that led to two school lockdowns Thursday at Torrey Pines High School and Canyon Crest Academy, according to a post on the school district's website.

Green Laser Hits Plane Coming Into Lindbergh Field

Green Laser Hits Plane Coming Into Lindbergh Field

Law enforcement is searching for the person who shined a green laser at a plane headed for Lindbergh Field — a potentially dangerous, federal crime.

Oceanside Men Convicted of Defrauding More Than 3,000

Oceanside Men Convicted of Defrauding More Than 3,000

Two Oceanside men were convicted of defrauding more than 3,000 homeowners across the nation through a sham law firm.

South Bay Rivals' Spat Caught on Camera

South Bay Rivals' Spat Caught on Camera

Two long-time rivals from the embattled Sweetwater Union High School district got into an altercation Tuesday night in a Chula Vista mall parking lot.