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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For June 14

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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
Mccain vs obama in the General election
McCain
mccain
43%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

Aware that certain problems are reducing, you might now be in the mood to focus on holidays and escape generally. A friendship could be born with someone who has a special and intriguing gift. It may be that this person works in the field of imagination. A walk near water or a swim might also restore your energy levels. Involvement in a charity event seems likely.


34.4%

chance of
winning

Obama
obama
46%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

Fascination with someone who seems to have the gift of being able to 'sell ice to Eskimos' could be such that you are enchanted and enraptured all day. Packaging, marketing and advertising ploys could all have your attention. It's likely too that you'll be mesmerized by a fashion style. This in turn could lead to plans for a shopping trip at the weekend. A Gemini friend may be particularly intrigued by your enthusiasm.


61.1%

chance of
winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain New York, NY

87 degrees (F), 30% chance of rain. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
south Chance of Rain Dallas, TX

95 degrees (F), 20% chance of rain. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL

83 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
west Chance of Rain Los Angeles, CA

79 degrees (F), 0% chance of rain. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Sources:

General Election Poll: Gallup Daily Tracking Poll

The general election results are based on combined data from June 9-June 10 and June 12, 2008. For results based on this sample of 2,714 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is +/-2 percentage points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets