Boca Raton, Florida (CNN) - Hours before the final presidential debate, a new average of the latest non-partisan, live operator, national polls indicates a dead heat between the two presidential candidates in the race for the White House.
According to a CNN Poll of Polls compiled and released Monday morning, 47% of likely voters say they support President Barack Obama, with an equal amount saying they back Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
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The new edition of the CNN Poll of Polls is an average of five live operator, non-partisan, national surveys of likely voters conducted over the past week, mostly after the second presidential debate (on Oct. 16). The surveys are the Gallup Daily Tracking Poll (Oct. 14-20); NBC News/Wall Street Journal (Oct. 17-20); Washington Times/JZ Analytics (Oct. 18-20); Politico/George Washington University/Battleground (Oct. 14-18); and Investors Business Daily/TIPP (Oct. 15-20). The Poll of Polls does not have a sampling error.
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