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US Election 2020

The USA are approaching a very important phase… what is going on astrologically speaking?

The world impatiently waits to see what happens with the US Election… Can astrology really help us cast any predictions? On October 31st a unique Full Moon will fall at 8Taurus38, in very close conjunction with Uranus the ‘Awakener’. Being the second Full Moon which occurs this month, we can consider it a ‘Blue Moon’.

What can we expect from such a revolutionary astrological event?

Indeed, the upcoming US Presidential election will be strikingly noisy, to say the least. Whatever the outcome, the planetary configurations at play suggest that a great deal of social movement will occur. Uranus ‘awakens’ the masses, raising collective and humanitarian issues. Traditionally, astrology associates it with high-level leadership and decision-making, as opposed to the executive nature of Saturn. In other words, Uranus is often prominent where issues concerning the ultimate decisional power of a nation are most active. Therefore, Uranian influence generally becomes manifest through parliamentary issues. Under Uranian force, the attention shifts to the ‘group’, and the collective psychological scenario sees a resurgence of collectivist ideals. With Uranus featuring so prominently within a mundane astrological chart, a great deal of popular excitement usually becomes manifest. Whichever the outcome of the election, we may expect disputes or protests against the results.

Foreign policy issues remarkably dominate the current Libra Solar Ingress chart for Washington DC (read Autumn Equinox 2020 Cosmic Forecast). The current soli-lunar cycle (lunation) directly stimulates the Equinox chart’s descending Mars in multiple ways. Issues regarding foreign policy and direct confrontations with other countries are in fact prominent these days. Evidently, this election is strongly concerned with the country’s relationship with China and the Middle East.

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The astrological community has been writing a lot about the Inauguration chart, which suggests a very heated presidency. I will write more about it in due course… let’s get back to our analysis of the Election…

Mundane Analysis of the Election

Going back to the upcoming Full Moon, the chart for Washington DC suggests a very interesting fact. We find an angular Venus-Chiron opposition in Cardinal signs, with Venus in Libra (dignified) elevated by the Midheaven. Also, the MC stands 135 degrees away from the Neptune-Pluto midpoint. With both the MC and 10th House representing the ruling party’s experience, a very complex picture emerges. Venus-Chiron aspects normally carry the essence of wounded idealism. Venus also features prominently within the Autumn Equinox chart, at the very apex of a tight Yod. Similarly, the Virgo Midheaven in the Winder Solstice chart cast for Washington DC is tightly connected with the Venus/Neptune midpoint. Interestingly, the MC and its significators are involved with Neptunian configurations in those three mundane charts. At the time of the next Full Moon, retrograde Mercury will be involved in an applying square to Saturn in Capricorn, which strongly suggests difficulties and delays with the bureaucracy of the election. Interestingly, on Election Day Mercury will station direct under the same strenuous and static square to Saturn. It will take a few days for it to clear the area and move on. We may witness some kind of general reassessment.

The big picture suggests a messianic, yet compromised and possibly scandalous feeling associated with the ruling party

On the other hand, we find a retrograde Mars in Aries (also dignified) as the ruler of the IC (the opposition party’s experience) within the Full Moon chart. Despite being resentfully bullish, that Mars is also involved in a very complex planetary configuration. Its long retrogradation has been fomenting lots of anger and restlessness around the world lately, as it goes about reassessing its own assertiveness. This means that, despite being dignified in Aries, it still has a lot to work on before it clears up its own clutter. Remarkably, it will be clear from those squares to the Jupiter-Saturn-Pluto trio by the Inauguration in January! Until that day arrives, we may expect reversals and sharp turns. The energies will be wild indeed in November. On Inauguration day, it will also align with Uranus, gaining renewed strength and pushing forward through Taurus.

This very complex picture suggests that whichever party happens to win the election, there may be issues with the immediate results. The losing faction may ask for recounts and there may be confusion all around for weeks. It is possible that social unrest be instigated by the losing party

This consideration, simple as it is, constitutes an important part of our analysis, because it underlines the expectable instability of this election.

 

The Two Candidates

The astrological signature of this election is quite interesting, when looking at the individual lives of our two candidates. Donald Trump is going through an exciting Nodal return, with the transiting North Node reigniting his natal Sun-North Node configuration which naturally puts him in the social spotlight. A powerful, visionary Sagittarian Solar eclipse will fall in opposition to the same area of the zodiac in December. Interestingly, as these degrees seem to be strongly activated in the coming months, we can observe how both Trump and Xi Jinping will experience a strong planetary influence over their respective Gemini Suns. On the other end of the spectrum we find Joe Biden with an extenuating transit of Neptune across his Piscean IC, during a year which has had him involved with several issues reemerging from the past. Also, his chart ruler Jupiter is still being opposed by the forceful Capricornian trio, raising issues of morality and judgement. This long standoff acts over his 2nd/8th House axis, raising for him issues of a financial nature as well. This may in fact suggest big financial losses; however, which candidate does not lose lots of money after a presidential campaign?? Astrologically speaking, Biden is experiencing very consuming transits indeed, yet as a Democrat with Neptune in the 10th House and a self-redeeming Sun-Venus-Chiron square, he might even end up having to play the role of popular messiah described in the mundane charts, as discussed already. Even if such were the case, he would not really be able to do so without facing powerful dissolving energies all around.

In simple words, Trump is in a ‘building phase’, Biden is not.

Generally speaking, there is a very close connection between Trump and the American Independence chart, as it was the case for past Presidents. Astrologically, there is evidence about the recurrence of natal placements around 20-24 degrees of Mutable signs in the natal charts of US presidents, regardless of their popularity. In fact, we need to keep good perspective in all this, and remember how even ‘unpopular’ leaders may in fact be serving an important mission which is in accordance with the long-term divine plan.

Our present as gateway to the future

Years of astrological research have shown me that there is no ‘mistake’ whatsoever in the unfoldment of collective dynamics. The feelings which arise during a certain historical period are simply representative of an experience which the contemporary population is bound to go through, in order to develop awareness and move forward towards the next step in the cyclical unfoldment of historical phases. Living in the present, it is reasonable to actively judge and interact with the ongoing issues, yet it may be highly constructive to look at the big picture and realize the importance of the historical shift we are now facing.

This election has to be put into perspective, considering that the nation is currently approaching both its Pluto return and the second Neptune opposition. The last time Neptune opposed the placement it held at the time of the 1776 Independence Declaration was in the mid-1800s, at the time of the Civil War. Old social issues are visibly resurfacing all across a nation which is not sure whether to clear out its colonial past or acknowledge the historical value of those actions which the making of this great country entailed.

Wishing the best for a country which now stands on the verge of evolutionary change.

All the best, USA!

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By Stefano S.

I've been researching astrology for almost a decade. A profound scrutiny of the human psyche is undertaken by looking at cosmic configurations; this provides the groundwork for any observation of the global trends which affect society at large. Fascinatingly, astrology tells us about the underlying resonance which exists between the pulsating vibrations of life on Earth and the interactions occurring in the cosmos. For a long time I've observed and searched for proofs of what drives the uniqueness of life on Earth; I do not look for answers any more, I just admire how evolutionary shifts reflect the relentless, intricate dynamism of the cosmos

4 replies on “US Election 2020”

Regarding the Neptune opposition to the U.S. Neptune, which was the same transit during the U.S. Civil War. In 1861, at the beginning of the Civil War, the U.S. was also undergoing a Uranus return, with Neptune in late Pisces and early Aries. The U.S. will again undergo a Uranus return in 2027 with Neptune in Aries.

You say: “The 2021 Inauguration horoscope definitely envisages a direct confrontation between the ruling class and the people. This is evident because of the forceful square between that rising Moon-Mars-Uranus conjunction and the Sun-Jupiter-Saturn combo in Aquarius.” I agree. You’re the only astrologer that I’ve seen on the internet that is pointing this out. You’re to be commended for refraining from allowing your personal politics from entering into your analysis, which is prevalent at the moment.

75% of Republicans and 30% of Democrats think the election was stolen. Many people in the U.S. are waking up to the fact that our ruling class does not represent the people. The country will continue to be sharply divided, there will be no healing with a perceived illegitimate president, and given that the establishment/ruling class has installed their choice in the White House, I think we are headed for a second American Revolution.

One last thing. The transiting Uranus on the Inaugural ASC and Pluto on the MC may correlate with Kamala Harris taking over the presidency. But given Biden’s cognitive issues, he may not last a year.

Thank you for your support Helena. Yes, I do not know who’s ‘good’ or ‘bad’ here, but I know for sure that the profound popular split is strongly portrayed within the 2021 Inauguration Chart. My latest article ‘A Tough Ride Ahead’ confirms that Biden is going through consuming transits. We have been assisting to a widespread archetypal war between Neptunian messianic images and Uranian revolutionary promises. Both roles are now interchangeable and this makes it complex and ‘real’. How this whole energetic standoff will play out is a big question, and I hope it will result in the highest good for humanity. I do not think any astrologer should ever refrain from acknowledging the coercive and destabilizing nature of this Inauguration chart, especially in light of the upcoming reformation which is going to affect the USA. The ‘Aquarian’ signature seems to be portrayed in both factions of this struggle, because pretty much everyone, either consciously or unconsciously, seeks renewal at this point in history. The months to come will probably teach us who represents the less authentic side of this Uranian renewal. Let’s not forget that in real astrology we learn that each planet, sign or configuration is rooted in duality.
All the best for America! 🙂

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