Obama leads Romney with 50 percent support to 48.5, an edge within the poll's 3-point margin of error.
The race is markedly tighter than it was when Hurricane Sandy forced Gallup to suspend its polling operations last week.
Obama leads Romney 50-49 in Florida, with the candidates tied at 49 percent in North Carolina.
A new poll finds that the swing state of Virginia remains a toss-up, with President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney locked in a virtual tie.
GOP nominee Mitt Romney holds a strong 5-point lead in swing-state Florida a day before the election, according to a new poll from the Florida Times-Union/Insider Advantage.
The CNN/ORC poll is the latest to show a virtual tie, with 4 percent of voters still undecided.
Obama leads Romney 52-47 in Ohio and 51-47 in Virginia, according to the latest surveys from Public Policy Polling.
Obama is up 50-48 in each state, according to the latest surveys from Public Policy Polling.
The numbers show a 4-point bounce for Obama from the last USA Today/Gallup poll of swing states in early October.
Pew Research Center’s final national poll has President Obama up 3 points, boosted in part from his handling of Hurricane Sandy.