2012 election

Queens’ Morning roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/07/2012 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 43. Windy. Winds from the NNE at 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Wednesday Night: Overcast with snow and rain, then rain after midnight. Low of 34 with [...]

President Obama defeats Romney, wins second term
President Obama defeats Romney, wins second term
Politics Queens Courier Staff 11/07/2012 at 2:23AM

BY ALEXA ALTMAN, MAGGIE HAYES AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA President Barack Obama defeated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, kicking off his second term. “And whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you, I have learned from you and you have made me a better president. And with [...]

2012 Election Day coverage
2012 Election Day coverage
Politics Queens Courier Staff 11/06/2012 at 8:30PM

Throughout the day and night Queens Courier will be updating our website, Facebook page and Twitter account (@QueensCourier) using the hashtag #courierpolitics, with news about the local elections and presidential race, from the casting of ballots to the final results. 2:00 a.m. Joseph Addabbo is projected as the winner in the State Senate District 15 race, defeating Republican opponent Eric Ulrich. 1:45 [...]

WATCH: Voting machine switches Obama votes to Romney
WATCH: Voting machine switches Obama votes to Romney
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 5:37PM

A Pennsylvania electronic voting machine malfunctioned today and changed votes for President Obama to Republican candidate Mitt Romney and vice versa, MSNBC reported. A video of the broken machine was posted on YouTube with a description of what the poster witnessed: “My wife and I went to the voting booths this morning before work. There [...]

Voters can cast affidavit ballot at any poll site, says Cuomo
Voters can cast affidavit ballot at any poll site, says Cuomo
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/05/2012 at 6:00PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that because of Sandy, he is signing an executive order that will allow voters in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester and Rockland counties to vote by affidavit ballot at any poll site in New York State on election day. Voters can cast their ballots for president and U.S. [...]