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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For May 21

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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.




















 
Polls

Stars

Betting
Democratic nomination
Clinton
clinton
40%
Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioSCORPIO
October 26, 1947

Now that you've prompted others into action, the question is what you'll do next. It could be that other people's way of working has got underneath your skin though. You might need time to relax and consider your position. There's likely to be at least one area where you could make progress, however. By paying a bill early or booking ahead of time, you could achieve a discount. You might also have some connection with an auction.


6.2%
chance of
winning



obama
54%

Gallup Poll

(National)

scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

If you're on holiday, you could have a wonderful time testing your physical fitness. At work, created thoughts may be flowing (with special effect in marketing plans). In either environment your imagination could be captured by someone who works with very simple and natural products. You might also agree that it's time to celebrate the fact that you've got over recent hurdles.


92.5%
chance of
winning

Mccain vs obama in the General election
McCain
mccain
44%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

For reasons that even you can't quite explain, you could be just a little on edge. Your nervous system could be in overdrive. You may be wondering what can be thrown at you next. Yet this could also be the perfect day for untangling a mess. Though true, you might need to get a little wound up before you tackle certain chores, it's possible that this issue away of finding energy. Plans for a party could press you into 'action-stations'.


39.3%
chance of
winning

Obama
obama
47%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

Today you may be in an especially nurturing mood and you might find yourself reaching out to every living thing around you, from plants to pets to friends, children and romantic partners. There is, however, a tendency to be too helpful and supportive, which some might find stifling, dear Leo. Your loved ones like to see you relaxed and happy, so channel some of this energy into indulging yourself; go for a massage or other treat. Live a little!


57.6%
chance of
winning

Mccain vs clinton in the General election
McCain
mccain
44%
Gallup Trackng Poll
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

Social responsibilities may appear to be hitting you all at once, dear Virgo. Everyone you know seems to crave your company at this time. As a naturally polite and socially astute person, you may feel obliged to accommodate them all and accept all invitations. This is not a good day, however, to commit yourself. Wait a few days until you're feeling a little more balanced, then send out your RSVP's. Commit only to those who you would genuinely enjoy.


39.3%
chance of
winning

Clinton
clinton
48%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioSCORPIO
October 26, 1947

Your sensual side is likely to show itself today, dear Scorpio, and you might find yourself viewing young folks in tight jeans more appreciatively than you usually do. Racy novels and movies may also suddenly seem appealing. Romantic encounters are intense and passionate - so make sure you allow plenty of time for them! Enjoy yourself! new


7.1%
chance of
winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain New York, NY

65 degrees (F), 40% chance of rain. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
south Chance of Rain Memphis, TN

78 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds light and variable.
midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL

63 degrees (F), 20% chance of rain. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
west Chance of Rain Portland, OR

55 degrees (F), 60% chance of rain. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Sources:

Democratic Nomination Poll: Gallup Poll

The Democratic nomination results are based on combined data from May 17-19, 2008. For results based on this sample of 1,283 Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is +/-3 percentage points.

General Election Poll: Gallup Daily Tracking Poll

The general election results are based on combined data from May 15-19, 2008. For results based on this sample of 4,464 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is +/-2 percentage points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk and astrology.msn.com

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets

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