Rumor of the day: Straight ticket voting Rumors circulating on the Internet say that voting a straight ticket may invalidate your vote for president, or that you have to vote separately for president and for a straight ticket. So what’s true?
In some states, you can vote a “straight ticket”—marking your ballot so that you vote for all Democrats or all Republicans. Minnesota is NOT one of those states. So none of the many variations of the “straight ticket” rumor apply here.
Snopes.com, the most reliable rumor debunking organization on the Web, gives details of the rumors and truths. Snopes says — one of the warnings actually applies to voters in North Carolina.