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The poll, conducted by ORC International, finds Obama leading Romney 49 percent to 46 percent among registered voters surveyed. The margin of error is 3.5 percentage points among registered voters. The president's lead has narrowed from the nine percentage point lead he held in CNN's previous poll, conducted in mid-April.
Obama supporters were more likely than Romney supporters to say they supported their candidate strongly -- 62 percent of Obama supporters said they supported him strongly, compared with only 47 percent of Romney supporters who said the same. Romney edged Obama among independents, 51 percent to 39 percent.
Other surveys of the presidential race have generally found it to be close, but HuffPost Pollster's current trend estimate has Obama narrowly ahead, 46.5 percent to 45 percent:
Source: Huffington Post