POLITICS
06/11/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For June 4

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
Mccain vs obama in the General election

McCain

mccain


46%

Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioVIRGO August 29, 1936

You really don't have to be superhuman. True, the list of tasks awaiting you could be considerable. However, putting yourself in the role of project manager could ensure that all this gets done. Your thoughts are also likely to be preoccupied by people and places far away. International-type news could reach you and cause your phone line to buzz. It might also prompt you to research the cost of tickets for a 'last-minute' dash at the weekend.


35.9%

chance of

winning


Obama

obama


45%

Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioLEO August 4, 1961

Your brain and your warrior instinct are in agreement today, dear Leo. Go for it. Team up with those who share similar thoughts and desires. You will find that conversations with others can be extremely rewarding, and you are apt to learn a great deal about yourself. Don't be afraid to share deep thoughts and emotions. Your willingness to express yourself demonstrates how comfortable you are with your actions and feelings.


57.4%

chance of

winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain Washington, DC

86 degrees (F), 50% chance of rain. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

south Chance of Rain New Orleans, LA

90 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.

midwest Chance of Rain Pierre, SD

65 degrees (F), 60% chance of rain. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

west Chance of Rain San Francisco, CA


58 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.


Sources:

General Election Poll: Gallup Daily Tracking Poll

The general election results are based on combined data from May 23-25 and 27-28, 2008. For results based on this sample of 4,365 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is +/-2 percentage points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets