The 2016 elections certainly aren't going to be a popularity contest.
In fact, the current crop of White House hopefuls is among the least liked by voters in recent history, with many starting out with very high negative ratings.
Usually such numbers spell doom for candidates, but it's a problem across the board for this field — and a marked change from previous presidential cycles.
"This is a time when people are unhappy with politicians and Washington, and people feel frustrated," said Iowa-based pollster J. Ann Selzer. "The mood of the nation is negative."