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Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For July 7

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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 Daily
scorpioVIRGO
August 29, 1936

Though fully aware that certain family matters cannot be ignored, you might still be disquieted about how to handle changing dynamics. Someone's obsession - or apparent possessiveness could cause some anxiety. An old friend's reappearance on the scene may be timely - if expensive: they might suggest you treat yourselves.


30.6%

chance of
winning

Obama
obama
48%
Gallup Daily
scorpioLEO
August 4, 1961

Someone from your past could make contact. The might not do this directly either. They may have enlisted the assistance of a relative. Perhaps they're hoping they can build a bridge between you. It is probable that you'll give careful thought to how an old relationship can be repaired or moved into a new phase. Quite separately, you might need to decide whether or not an item is worth the cost of its projected repair.


64.8%

chance of
winning




















weather report
East Chance of Rain New York, NY

75 degrees (F), 60% chance of rain. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
south Chance of Rain Dallas, TX

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

81 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
west Chance of Rain Los Angeles, CA

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

Sources:

General Election Poll: Gallup Tracking Poll

The general-election results are based on combined data from July 2-3 and July 5, 2008. For results based on this sample of 2,620 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is ±2 percentage points.

 

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets