CBS/NYT: Mitt Romney Has A Razor-Thin Lead Over Obama

Mitt Romney leads President Barack Obama, 47 per cent to 46 per cent, in a new CBS/New York Times poll released Wednesday night. The race has actually tightened from May, when Romney led 46 to 43 per cent. Both polls sampled registered voters. 

The key: Romney has a big edge on handling the economy and jobs — he leads there 49 per cent to 41 per cent. Here’s a look at the topline results:

Romney Obama poll

Photo: CBS

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