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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For June 19

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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
42%
Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

You could be shocked to the core: yet you might also accept that change was inevitable. In this instance a degree of uprooting could be necessary. Someone you thought of as a friend might appear to walk out on you. The 'space' they leave is unlikely to be empty for long: you could attract someone whom you sense has integrity and might just have been awaiting the moment to show you what you mean to them.


33.4%

chance of
winning

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

There may be rather too many moments where you feel powerless. You might even feel the need to make contact with people who speak for the unknown or mysterious. Your inner voice may be trying to make itself heard - particularly with regard to who and what makes you feel truly happy. At a slightly different level, your design and creative skills could surface.


63.1%

chance of
winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain Washington, DC

74 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain.
south Chance of Rain Biloxi, MS

90 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain.
midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL

73 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain.
west Chance of Rain Los Angeles, CA

80 degrees (F), 0% chance of rain.

Sources:

General Election Poll: Gallup Daily Tracking Poll

The general-election results are based on combined data from June 15-17, 2008. For results based on this sample of 2,645 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is ±2 percentage points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets