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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For June 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
Mccain vs obama in the General election
McCain
mccain
36%
Newsweek
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

You could feel disorientated. This might be connected to the amount of work that simply has to be completed before a project can go ahead. The enormity of the task could be almost too much for you. If on holiday, a variation of this theme could be that too great a choice of activities is causing its own kind of paralysis. Friends born under Leo or Sagittarius might be able to bounce you out of this though.


33.4%

chance of
winning

Obama
obama
51%
Newsweek
scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

Guard your wallet or purse. There is danger of loss. There is also the possibility of making an investment that's not fully considered. This may be the time to talk to your financial advisor. Water and its influence could be a big feature. You might be most interested in scaling a romantic slope however. It could be that this mountain is just too high presently: stakes may have been raised.


64.4%

chance of
winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain New York, NY

84 degrees (F), 20% chance of rain. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
south Chance of Rain Dallas, TX

94 degrees (F), 30% chance of rain. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL

81 degrees (F), 30% chance of rain. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
west Chance of Rain Los Angeles, CA

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

Sources:

General Election Poll: Newsweek Poll

The NEWSWEEK survey of 1,010 adults nationwide on June 18 and 19, 2008, has a margin of error of 4 points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets

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