FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty:
While voting in the 2012 elections hasn't even started yet, most Americans wish it were already over.
A new USA Today/Gallup Poll shows 70% of those surveyed say they can't wait for the campaign to be over. That's compared to 26% who say they can't wait for it to start.
People living in 12 of the key swing states - places like Colorado, Florida and Pennsylvania - are dreading the election even more. Three-quarters of them say they can't wait for it all to be over, probably because they'll be the target of even more TV ads, mailers and robo-calls than the rest of us.
This negative attitude crosses party lines, with 67% of Democrats and 66% of Republicans saying they can't wait for the campaign to be over.
When it comes to age, senior citizens are the least likely to be looking forward to the campaign. Probably because they've been to enough of these rodeos to last them a lifetime.
Gallup pollsters suggest there are several reasons why Americans are already so negative about this presidential election.
For one - campaigns last too long. Republicans have already been at it for most of this year, and the general election is still 11 months away.
Also, politics and politicians in general are not very popular - to put it mildly. A recent poll found less than half of Americans say they trust the people who either hold or are running for political office.
Lastly, with the campaign come all those negative ads. Even though they work, a lot of people just don't like them.
And it's not just the ads. For the next 11 months get ready to eat, breathe and sleep this campaign... from the debates to the polls, the interviews, the pundits, you name it.
Here's my question to you: Do you wish the election were already over?
Tune in to "The Situation Room" at 5 p.m. ET to see if Jack reads your answer on the air.
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