WNEW’s Election Watch 2012

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Brown Defeated by Grosso in D.C. Council Race

David Grosso defeated D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown Tuesday, becoming the first challenger to unseat a sitting councilmember since 2004.


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Virginia Roundup: Kaine Beats Allen

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – Democrat Tim Kaine has defeated Republican George Allen in the battle for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia. The two former governors were vying Tuesday for the seat that retiring Democratic […]


Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama cheer during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place on Nov. 6, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CBS News: President Obama Wins Re-Election

President Barack Obama will continue to lead the nation for the next four years, according to CBS News.


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Kaine Beats Allen to Claim Va. Senate Seat

Tim Kaine defeated Republican George Allen on Tuesday, keeping both of Virginia’s Senate seats in Democratic hands.


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Mendelson to Continue as D.C. Council Chairman

District of Columbia voters have chosen D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson to continue serving out the term of former chairman Kwame Brown.


President Barack Obama speaks to media as he visits a campaign office in Chicago, Ill., on Election Day, on Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: EWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: I Have A Concession Speech Ready

Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was finally in the hands of voters.


US President Barack Obama calls a volunteer from a campaign office on election day. US polling stations opened on November 6, with Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a tight presidential contest after a burst of last-minute campaigning. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates Romney On Campaign, Voices Confidence In Re-Election Prospects

Leaving his re-election prospects in the hands of voters, President Barack Obama congratulated rival Mitt Romney ‘on a spirited campaign’ and declared he’s ‘confident we’ve got the votes to win.’


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Video Allegedly Shows Electronic Voting Machine Changing Vote

A video posted on YouTube at a Pennsylvania polling station allegedly shows an electronic voting machine changing a man’s vote from President Barack Obama to Mitt Romney.


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Lack of Voting Machines Leads to Long Lines in D.C.

A lack of voting machines in the District is leading to exceptionally long lines at polling places — and Councilmember Marion Barry isn’t happy.


President Barack Obama calls a volunteer from a campaign office in Chicago, Ill., on Election Day, on Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Registered Independent: ‘A Complete Vacuum Of Leadership’ Under Obama

Whether they chose President Barack Obama or Republican nominee Mitt Romney, many Louisiana voters say more political cooperation is needed but unlikely.