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2012 Election Results

Eliot Nelson

The Most Democratic County In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

SANDY HOOK, Ky. -- In 1988, the band Alabama scored a No. 1 country hit with "Song of the South," Bob McDill's tribute to life in rural Dixie. Twangy ...

Republicans Find Their Inner Bully

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Bullies always think they can do whatever they want, and that people will meekly follow. It's the definition of what makes them bullies. But the thing is, reality has a way of punching you in the face if you're not looking at it.

In Defense of Mitt Romney

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Mitt Romney was not the problem for Republicans this year. In fact, he was the best candidate that Republicans had, by far. Seriously. Consider who was running for president in the Republican Party this year.

GOP Rehash: Six Theories Republicans Are Advancing for Why They Lost

Martin Carnoy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Martin Carnoy

The rehash is still under way and fingers are pointing every which way. But as Republican pundits and politicians emerge from the wood shed, six theories for the debacle are coalescing.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: 2012 Election 'Frustrating' For Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Voters are more than happy to see the end of the 2012 campaign, increasingly worried about the accuracy of elections, and somewhat doubtful about the ...

Some Poignant Personal Observations on the 2012 Election

Carl Jeffers | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

Another frequent post-election question we hear is whether President Obama has a "mandate" with the results of this election. Once you're elected president, you're president -- that's your mandate!

Advice to Both Republicans and Democrats

Ed Koch | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Ed Koch

Its support of Wall Street, the banks and opposition to increasing taxes on the truly wealthy have caused the public to see the Republican Party as a protector of the rich. For them to continue with that philosophy would be one of their greatest continuing blunders.

Let's Celebrate... Then Let's Make History Again

Allyson D. Robinson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Allyson D. Robinson

If my own service as an Army officer taught me anything, it's this: you don't win the next battle by talking about the last one. You win it by digging deeper, pushing harder and sacrificing more, or else you don't win it at all.

Democratic House Candidates Received More Votes Than Republicans

Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

While Republicans hung onto control of the House of Representatives after Tuesday's election, Democratic candidates across the U.S. received more tota...

The Aftermath

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

I believe when you breach social norms and make yourself vulnerable, great things can happen. So when you're out and about this week stretch outside of your comfort zone to talk to a stranger. This is the time. Take New York City by storm.

Obama Wins The Way His Campaign Predicted

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- In the end, President Barack Obama won re-election exactly the way his campaign had predicted: running up big margins with women and minori...

Dealing With Election Disappointment? 5 Tips To Help You Cope

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

As we come to the end of the campaign trail, there are bound to be some happy people and some less-than-pleased individuals when it comes to election outcomes. What can you do if you are disappointed with the results? Try these five tips to help you.

2012 Election Results: Winners & Losers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

The 2012 election has happened. After more than a year and a half of debates and rallies, a flood of campaign spending that surged to more than $6 bil...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Election Results 2012: A Stinging Loss, A Republican Waterloo

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

BOSTON –- It was a devastating night for Mitt Romney and the Republican Party, failing to unseat an incumbent president who appeared at one point de...

Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

Kieran Suckling | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Kieran Suckling

When it came to tackling the most important environmental issues of our age, President Obama's first term was a disappointment. He has a chance to salvage his legacy (and ours) in his second term. Here are the five places to start

Obama Clinches Electoral Vote Win

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama was projected the winner of the presidential race over Mitt Romney on Tuesday night. The president scored critical wins in O...

LOOK: Romney Election Results

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, went into Election Day trailing President Barack Obama in ...

LOOK: Obama Election Results 2012

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has maintained a slight lead in the popular vote, according to national polls going into Election Day, and many prediction mode...

LOOK: Election Results 2012

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama had a slight lead in the popular vote, according to national polls going into Election Day, and many prediction models, includi...

LIVE UPDATES: Results Roll In On Election Night

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is your spot for following live election results as they roll in across the country. Click here to launch our interactive maps and to drill do...

2012 Presidential Election Results: Follow All The Action Live

HuffPost | Dashboard | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Follow all of the 2012 presidential election results live. ...

LOOK: Presidential Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Here are the presidential election results for the 2012 general election. President Barack Obama had a slight lead in the popular vote, according t...

LOOK: Presidential Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Here is where you'll find the presidential election results for the 2012 general election. The race remained close going into Election Day, with na...

Jason Linkins

Hart's Location Election Results 2012: Obama 23, Romney 9, Johnson 1

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By tradition, the town of Hart's Location, located in Carroll County, New Hampshire, is one of two locations that get to cast the first votes of the p...

Jason Linkins

Dixville Notch Election Results 2012: Obama, Romney Tie

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By tradition, the unincorporated village of Dixville Notch, N.H., located in Coos County, is one of two locations that get to cast the first votes of ...