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
Exclusive: Video Shows MTS Security Officers Refusing to Help

Exclusive: Video Shows MTS Security Officers Refusing to Help

Video shows several MTS officers were seen standing at a trolley stop downtown apparently next to a bleeding man.

Poway Company Creates Less Lethal Bullet

Poway Company Creates Less Lethal Bullet

The device is designed to stop you, but not to kill you.

Padres Spring Training: Get to Know Matt Kemp

Padres Spring Training: Get to Know Matt Kemp

The first major move the Padres made in their whirlwind off-season was trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. The All-Star and MVP runner-up was not very well liked by Padres fans. But, he’s quickly winning

Neighbors, Classmates Mourn Boy Killed by Car

Neighbors, Classmates Mourn Boy Killed by Car

A sidewalk memorial grew Friday for a 7-year-old hit and killed by a car Thursday.

Woman Hit By Car in Critical Condition: Police

Woman Hit By Car in Critical Condition: Police

The woman suffered several broken bones and is in critical condition.

Men Run Bleeding from 5-Car Pileup

Men Run Bleeding from 5-Car Pileup

Deputies and K-9 units are searching for two men seen running from the scene of a five-car pileup on State Route 76 in Pala.