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.
|Mccain vs obama in the General election|
August 29, 1936
You could uncover a family secret or finally obtain valuation of a family-owned asset. The renovation or rejuvenation of this item might increase its price - prompting you to make contact with 'experts' who promise to work promptly. A friend might want to divulge some important, albeit secret, information which they'll want you to keep to yourself.
August 4, 1961
You could feel threatened by the faceless people of a large organisation - which in turn could prompt you to make contact with someone who knows the legal position. Play-time could be just as thrilling: if on holiday you may be tempted to test your physical limits. It's possible too that you could get all steamed up about the lack of care shown to someone who can't defend themselves.
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General Election Poll: Gallup Tracking Poll
The general-election results are based on combined data from July 17-19, 2008. For results based on this sample of 2,669 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is ±2 percentage points.
Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets