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New And Improved HuffPollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More

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Polls have come to dominate the media's horse race coverage of political campaigns. Pundits and reporters constantly use them to tell us who's hot and who's not -- but skip over the fact that plummeting response rates and variables like undecided voters and margins of error and often render these polls useless as anything other than lightweight diversions on par with horoscopes and political betting lines. Our HuffPollstrology chart helps keep you up to date on the latest poll results, along with the latest horoscope predictions, and the latest online political betting lines - and will hopefully help the polling junkies in the media keep polls in the proper perspective.

See the bottom of the entry for polling methodology.





























  Polls Stars Betting
Democrats
Clinton
clinton
47%
Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioSCORPIO
October 26, 1947

You may feel as though you're living in the house of horrors today. Electrical appliances could become a nightmare. For example light bulbs which blow as you turn the lights on, the phone line developing a fault which is difficult to trace, the PC refusing to boot up or disconnecting repeatedly from the internet, etc. So if you're working on a DIY project be careful when using anything electrical but also expect plenty of changes to a plan you thought was already decided upon!

54%

chance of

winning
Obama

obama
42%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

Communication with partnerships of all kinds ie marriage and business, could experience difficulties today. There are too many thoughts and ideas spinning around in your head which need your attention and almost certainly some things you're overlooking too. To stop yourself going crazy carry a notepad around with you and jot everything down as it pops into your head which should mean you can deal with issues as and when they arise and not have a panic situation on your hands, whilst at the same time have a list of things which still need your attention!

46%

chance of

winning
Republicans
Huckabee

huckabee
21%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioVIRGO
August 24, 1955

If you're attending a training course connected to science or technology you could find your attention wandering off quite frequently! Interruptions are also likely and it's quite possible the equipment could even let you down at some stage. As someone who likes to be organised this scenario could leave feeling frayed at the edges. Preparation is the key to making this day more of a success (although don't expect miracles) so double-checking location, equipment, starting times, etc would be very good advice!

1.0%

chance of

winning
McCain

mccain
41%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

If you're attending a training course connected to science or technology you could find your attention wandering off quite frequently! Interruptions are also likely and it's quite possible the equipment could even let you down at some stage. As someone who likes to be organised this scenario could leave feeling frayed at the edges. Preparation is the key to making this day more of a success (although don't expect miracles) so double-checking location, equipment, starting times, etc would be very good advice!

87.0%

chance of

winning
Romney

paul
4%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioLEO
August 20, 1935

Communication with partnerships of all kinds ie marriage and business, could experience difficulties today. There are too many thoughts and ideas spinning around in your head which need your attention and almost certainly some things you're overlooking too. To stop yourself going crazy carry a notepad around with you and jot everything down as it pops into your head which should mean you can deal with issues as and when they arise and not have a panic situation on your hands, whilst at the same time have a list of things which still need your attention!

1.0%

chance of

winning
Romney

romney
24%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioPISCES
March 12, 1947

It's one of those days which could prove fruitful if you're doing the right thing and yet absolutely horrendous if you aren't! If you are hoping to come up with some fantastic plots/ideas for a new book you're writing or for some other creative project then you'll be inundated with them today. Obviously not all of these ideas will get used but you'll have plenty to choose from. But if you're trying to concentrate on getting a few chapters down on paper then too many interruptions could force you to abandon the project. Not a great day for concentration and focus.

9.0%
chance of
winning
weather report
East Philadelphia, PA
High of 65 degrees (F), 50% chance of showers. Cloudy skies. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph.
southwest Chance of Rain Phoenix, AZ
High of 63 degrees (F), 10% chance of showers. Sunny skies.
midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL
High of 33 degrees (F), 100% chance of snow. Cold. Winds NNE at 20 to 30 mph. .Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches.
west Chance of Rain San Jose, CA
58 degrees (F), 20% chance of showers. Mainly sunny. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Sources:

Democratic Poll: Gallup Poll

The results of Gallup's poll are based on combined data from Feb. 2-4, 2008 of interviews with 1,267 Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters. For results based on these samples, the maximum margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Republican Poll: Gallup Poll

The results of Gallup's poll are based on combined data from Feb. 2-4, 2008 of interviews with 1,039 Republican and Republican-leaning voters. For results based on these samples, the maximum margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. .

Horoscopes: Horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets