Washington (CNN) – A new CBS News/New York Times national survey of likely voters released Friday morning indicates President Barack Obama with a slight 49%-46% edge over Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
The president's margin is within the survey's sampling error.
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The new survey is the sixth non-partisan live operator national poll to be released this week that was conducted entirely after last week's Democratic convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
According to a CNN Poll of Polls that averages all of the post convention surveys together, the president has the support of 49% of likely voters nationwide, with Romney at 46%. The CNN Poll of Polls was compiled and released Friday morning.
The surveys included in the CNN Poll of Polls are CBS/NY Times (Sept. 8-12), Reuters/Ipsos (September 7-September 10), CNN/ORC International (September 7-9), ABC News/Washington Post (September 7-9), Esquire/Yahoo (September 7-10) and Fox News (September 9-11). The Poll of Polls does not have a sampling error.
– CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.