POSTED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 1:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — One of the things people will remember about 2012 is that it was an election year; in particular, a presidential election year.
It may be hard to recall now, but debates involving that large field of Republican contenders actually started more than a year ago back in 2011.
It was first a face off of the Republican frontrunners, but soon enough, Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory and focused his attention on President Obama.
Here is a look at this year’s election, from beginning to end.