The results, which do not include reaction to the third and final presidential debate Monday, show a statistically insignificant change from Monday's results, which showed Obama with a 49-48 lead.
Half of likely voters said they trust Romney on the economy, with 45 percent saying they trust Obama. Romney enjoyed a 12-point advantage on the economy among independents, but Obama was ahead by 7 points among likely voters when it came to which candidate empathized best with their economic situation.
Obama's approval/disapproval rating stood at an even 49-49.
The Post-ABC tracking poll is a series of one-night "waves" of interviews reported as a rolling average. The latest results come from interviews conducted Oct. 19-22 among 1,382 likely voters. The margin of error was 3 percentage points.