Election Returns

What Took So Long? Explaining Arizona's Ballot Count Fiasco

by Aura Bogado on Nov 21, 2012 10:45AM

Arizona is still counting ballots cast more than two weeks ago--but why did it issue so many provisional ballots to begin with?

Topics: 2012 Election, Election Returns, Politics, Voting Rights

Black People Voted on Election Day, Too, By the Way

by Dom Apollon on Nov 20, 2012 10:44AM

An NAACP poll points to interesting trends: widespread support for marriage equality and the DREAM Act; shaky support for Democrats beyond Barack Obama.

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In 2012, the Obama Youth Vote Is Black and Brown

by Julianne Hing on Nov 13, 2012 12:10PM

An analysis finds that the president's support among young whites plummeted, but held steady among people of color.

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Latino Voters' Election Day Statement: 'Give My Parents Papers'

by Julianne Hing on Nov 12, 2012 10:38AM

It's now conventional wisdom that the president won a second term with Latino voters, particularly Latina women. It's just as clear that they were voting for immigration reform.

Topics: Election Returns, Politics, 2012 Election

Trying to Stay Relevant, Boehner Says GOP Will Back Immigration Reform

by Seth Freed Wessler on Nov 9, 2012 10:17AM

"This issue has been around far too long," the House Speaker said this week.

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Election Night Sadness: White People Mourning Mitt Romney [Photos]

by Jamilah King on Nov 8, 2012 9:41AM

Sad face.

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Arpaio Gets Another Four Years to Harass Latinos In An Unchanged Arizona

by Seth Freed Wessler on Nov 7, 2012 12:55PM

Latinos in Phoenix went to bed last night with the news that they'll face another four years of harassment from Joe Arpaio and his deputies.

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'You Have Made Me a Better President' -- Live Blog Recap

by ColorLines Staff on Nov 6, 2012 5:44PM

Settle in with the Colorlines.com team for breaking news and analysis on the 2012 election.

Topics: 2012 Election, Politics, Election Returns