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This mega-ballot requires study time

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If you've already voted, you're certainly not alone. Florida has seen a record turnout so far with more than three million Floridians casting their ballots at early voting locations, and by mail.

But what if you only want to vote for president? Do you have to fill out the entire ballot, for your vote to count?

It's one voting myth that's just not true.

If you need last minute time to decide on who to vote for, you will probably have time to read the ballot while waiting in line to vote. It has a long list of choices. It's not about Obama versus Romney.

"I read through all of the amendments and I wrote my little things down," said Marley Tatum Taylor.

She made a cheat sheet for how to vote on the amendments -- not a bad decision for a rookie at the polls.

"I'm a first time voter. It took me a while to understand it," she said.

Cherie foster has an Ivy League education and she still needs help.

"It's the first time in my life I brought a cheat sheet in with me," Foster said.

Her issue? The wording.

"I don't necessarily think it's voter friendly. I found the ballot confusing," she said.

Those amendments are particularly confusing.

"It's very confusing and you don't know what you're voting for so you tend to vote no for everything," Sherry Senseney said.

If you get confused, remember you don't have to mark every ballot box.

Just ask Frank Oliphant. He got his sticker and his vote for president will count - even though he skipped a few items on the ballot.

"I kind of knew who I wanted to vote for, for most of the stuff. Some of the amendments I didn't have any clue about," he said.

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