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Election 2012

The top election 2012 headlines from NBC 5 Chicago and NBC News. Read »

Feb 25, 2013
New Poll Shows

New Poll Shows "Sandy Effect" on Election

Final NBC poll shows the effect Hurricane Sandy has had on the election. Watch »

Nov 4, 2012
Axelrod Bets 'Stache on Obama Wins

Axelrod Bets 'Stache on Obama Wins

Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist is confident the president will win the battleground states. Read »

Oct 31, 2012
Early Voting Polls Closed With Record Number of Voters

Early Voting Polls Closed With Record Number of Voters

Voters in Cook County continue to break records for early voting, even if it's last minute early voting. Read »

Aug 5, 2013
Rahm Fundraises for Democrats with Pelosi

Rahm Fundraises for Democrats with Pelosi

Mayor Rahm Emanuel enlists help of Pelosi for fundraiser in hopes to regain House Read »

Nov 2, 2012
Jesse Jackson Jr. Votes Absentee

Jesse Jackson Jr. Votes Absentee

The congressman has no plans to travel back to Chicago for election night, despite his name appearing on... Read »

Oct 31, 2012
Opinion: Presidential Election Forecast

Opinion: Presidential Election Forecast

How every state will vote -- and why! Read »

Nov 5, 2012
Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Inaugural Ball Benefits Staffer Who Died During Campaign

Alex Okrent, 29, died in July after collapsing at President Barack Obama's 2012 headquarters in Chicago. Read »

Jan 22, 2013
Expert Explains Data Breach

Expert Explains Data Breach

Forensicon President Lee Neubecker explains how he found the voter data. Watch »

Nov 14, 2012
Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Board of Elections: Report of Breach Exaggerated

Spokesman confirmed Tuesday that personal information for more than 1,000 had been exposed online but denied... Watch »

Nov 14, 2012
In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

In 37 Chicago Precincts, Romney Received No Votes

That's still not as impressive as Philadelphia, where Romney received no votes in 59 precincts. Read »

Nov 13, 2012
Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

Obama Chokes Up at Campaign HQ

The president spoke for about five minutes into a microphone while hundreds of volunteers, many of whom... Watch »

Nov 8, 2012
Madigan, Cullerton Have Veto-Proof Majorities in Statehouse

Madigan, Cullerton Have Veto-Proof Majorities in Statehouse

He wasn't even on the ballot, but Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was among the big winners in... Read »

Nov 7, 2012
Gutierrez to Republicans: Take Note

Gutierrez to Republicans: Take Note

Fourth District congressman also warned Democrats not to take their votes for granted and urged both parties to roll... Read »

Nov 8, 2012
Who Won? Who Lost? And Who Didn't Show Up in Chicago-Area Races

Who Won? Who Lost? And Who Didn't Show Up in Chicago-Area Races

Democrats in Illinois mapped their way to big wins in Illinois. Kim Vatis reports. Watch »

Nov 7, 2012
Obama 2012 Campaign Comes to a Close

Obama 2012 Campaign Comes to a Close

Voters on Tuesday elected President Barack Obama to a second term without the vote in Florida being finalized. Watch »

Nov 7, 2012
Axelrod Gives Glimpse Into Election Night

Axelrod Gives Glimpse Into Election Night

For the most part, Obama 2012 Chief Campaign Strategist David Axelrod says Election Night stress-free. Watch »

Nov 7, 2012
Axelrod Goes Out on Top

Axelrod Goes Out on Top

The political guru who helped guide two successful presidential campaigns for Barack Obama is leaving the game. Watch »

Nov 7, 2012
Why Obama Called Clinton on Election Night

Why Obama Called Clinton on Election Night

Obama 2012 Chief Campaign Strategist David Axelrod gives glimpse into how President Obama spent Election Night. Watch »

Nov 8, 2012
Hyde Park Celebrates Obama Win

Hyde Park Celebrates Obama Win

President Obama's neighborhood was still feeling the joy the morning after his election win. Watch »

Nov 7, 2012
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