Presidential Election 2012
News Elections October/November 2012
Barack Obama Re-Elected President, November, 7, 2012
Obama won a second term in the White House Tuesday night, Fox News projects,
overcoming concerns about the fragile economic recovery to edge out Republican
nominee Mitt Romney. Read more...
Group home accused of taking patients to vote for Obama, as agency disputes claim, November 6, 2012
The father of a mentally handicapped woman claims his
daughter and others were “carted off” to a North Carolina
polling site last week and “coaxed” into voting for President
Obama by workers of the group home where she stays -- a claim
the owner of the home disputes and that apparently has not yet
triggered an investigation by election officials.
NY Gov. Cuomo signs order allowing Sandy victims to vote anywhere, November 6, 2012
Andrew Cuomo has agreed to issue an executive order that will allow displaced
voters to cast ballots by affidavit at any polling site they can reach Tuesday.
Logo Team Romney battles in Nevada amid Obama's advantage in numbers, early voting, November 5, 2012
Roughly 48,000 more Democrats than Republicans went to the polls during the
state's two-week, early-voting period. And more than 700,000 votes were cast.
Those numbers suggest that if total turnout reaches 80 percent, more than 70
percent of the votes have already been cast.
Obama, Romney take long campaign journey into final day, November 5, 2012
President Obama and Mitt Romney resume their foray into battleground states Monday morning
with Election Day now just hours away. Romney closed the weekend with stops in Pennsylvania and Virginia,
battleground states considered critical in the quest for the 270 electoral votes
it takes to win the White House.
New Jersey residents displaced by storm will be able to vote by email, November 4, 2012
New Jersey will allow residents displaced by the superstorm to vote by email or fax. Officials announced Saturday that registered voters can vote electronically.
Last jobs report before election shows economy in 'virtual standstill', November 2, 2012
The final monthly jobs report before Election Day offered a
mixed bag of economic evidence that would surely become
political putty for the presidential candidates, with the
unemployment rate ticking up to 7.9 percent but the economy
adding a better-than-expected 171,000 jobs.
Jay-Z, Springsteen to boost Obama last day before election, November 2, 2012
Some big-name celebrities will help President Barack Obama make his closing
case to voters in the most competitive states. Read more...
Romney resumes campaigning In Florida, November 1, 2012
Romney struck a moderate tone Wednesday with only an oblique criticism of
his rival President Obama, as both campaigns deal with the aftermath of
Hurricane Sandy and its impact on the race.