Poll: Obama Reaches 50 Percent, Leads Romney By 5 Nationally

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October 31, 2012 12:03 p.m.

President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by 5 points nationally, according to a poll released Wednesday afternoon.

The final United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll shows Obama earning the support of 50 percent of likely voters to Romney’s 45 percent.  

Princeton Survey Research Associates International conducted the poll Oct. 25-28 using live phone interviews with 713 likely voters nationwide. It has a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points.

The PollTracker Average shows Obama inching ahead Romney by a point after the two were previously deadlocked. 

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