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2012 General Election Results, Tuesday, Nov. 6th

National Election News

  • Obama Wins Re-election With Defeat of Romney in Crucial States

    Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Barack Obama, the post-partisan candidate of hope who became the first black U.S. president, won re-election today by overcoming four years of economic discontent with a mix of political populism and electoral math.

  • Obama takes NH, Pa., trails in electoral count

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama captured hard-fought New Hampshire Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House with Mitt Romney, claiming the first of the pivotal battleground states in a close election shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.


  • City Attorney Goldsmith settles in for second term

    City Attorney Jan Goldsmith four years ago walked into an elected office being paid an unusual amount of attention.

  • Carl DeMaio

    Carl DeMaio is a businessman-turned-civic watchdog who is running for San Diego Mayor.

  • Bob Filner

    Bob Filner received a Ph.D. in the history of Science from Cornell University in 1969. Shortly after, he moved to San Diego and it has been his home for over four decades.

2012 Election videos

Councilman DeMaio concedes

Nov. 7, 2012 -- Councilman Carl DeMaio held a press conference Wednesday to concede defeat in his bid to become mayor of San Diego after a tight contest against Democratic Rep. Bob Filner.