November 2nd, 2012
08:06 PM ET

New CNN Ohio poll: Obama 50%, Romney 47%

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney is on the campaign trail making their final push in battleground states that may decide the election.

A new CNN/ORC poll from Ohio, a state on the minds of both campaigns shows a dead heat between President Obama and Governor Romney with 50% of likely voters picking the President - 47% choosing Mitt Romney. Obama's three-point lead is within the margin of error.

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The buckeye state remains crucial to both presidential campaigns as we get close to Election Day.

OutFront tonight: CNN Chief National Correspondent John King.

CNN Poll: Obama 50% – Romney 47% in Ohio

With four days to go until the presidential election, a new poll indicates the race for arguably the most important battleground state remains very close.

According to a CNN/ORC International survey released Friday, President Barack Obama holds a three point advantage over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the contest for Ohio's much fought over 18 electoral votes.


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