06/12/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Huffpollstrology: Candidates' Horoscopes, Polls And More For June 5

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




Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioVIRGO August 29, 1936

At the very last moment, and just as someone thinks you've agreed a deal, you could ask 'one more question'. Another possibility is handing the job of investigation to someone and giving them that date as a deadline. Colleagues born under Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius might appreciate these new ground rules.


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Gallup Tracking Poll
scorpioLEO August 4, 1961

You could be riding high on a financial adventure and your confidence at being able to sail with the new wind is likely to increase. Today, driven by sheer determination, you could cross swords with someone who is just too long-winded. For now, you need the bottom line - and a new notebook to record this and the new plan of action.


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weather report
East Chance of Rain New York, NY

86 degrees (F), 20% chance of rain. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

south Chance of Rain New Orleans, LA

90 degrees (F), 10% chance of rain. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.

midwest Chance of Rain Chicago, IL

86 degrees (F), 60% chance of rain. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.

west Chance of Rain Los Angeles, CA

77 degrees (F), 0% chance of rain. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.


General Election Poll: Gallup Daily Tracking Poll

The general election results are based on combined data from May 29 and May 31-June 3, 2008. For results based on this sample of 4,412 registered voters, the maximum margin of sampling error is +/-2 percentage points.

Horoscopes: horoscopes.co.uk

Weather: Weather.com

Betting Lines: Intrade Prediction Markets