Poll: Romney Hits 50 Percent, Holds 4-Point National Lead

Mitt Romney reaches the 50 percent threshold and leads President Barack Obama by 4 points in the latest Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll released on Tuesday.

The poll, conducted by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP), shows Romney leading Obama among likely voters nationwide, 50 percent to 46 percent.  Romney held a 2-point lead over Obama in last week’s Daily Kos/SEIU poll.  

With the addition of Tuesday’s Daily Kos/SEIU poll, which was conducted Oct. 12-14, Romney has moved ahead of Obama in the PollTracker Average.